Johnson City Press Friday, August 22, 2014
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Johnson City police: Man bought nearly $20K in gold using worthless checks

Johnson City police: Man bought nearly $20K in gold using worthless checks

July 31st, 2014 2:34 pm by Staff Report

Kelly M. Gage, 41, was charged with passing worthless checks and theft over $10,000.

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Elizabethton teen charged with raping woman

Elizabethton teen charged with raping woman

July 31st, 2014 1:33 pm by John Thompson

A 19 year-old man was arrested by the Elizabethton Police Department on Wednesday on a charge of rape following his indictment by a Carter County grand jury.

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Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

Pair arrested after puppy found locked in hot car at Kingsport mall

July 31st, 2014 10:27 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The vehicle was locked, while the dog was reportedly unconscious.

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Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

Knox man shot as opened door at 1 a.m., unsure about pressing charges

July 31st, 2014 10:21 am by Don Jacobs, Knoxville News-Sentinel

He was taken to the University of Tennessee Medical Center with a nonfatal injury

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Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

Banned from Walmart: Greeneville woman arrested after incident in Johnson City

July 31st, 2014 8:48 am by Staff Report

Police said she tried to steal more than $900 worth of merchandise without paying.

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Police: Partially clothed Erwin woman urinated on tombstone, assaulted cops

Police: Partially clothed Erwin woman urinated on tombstone, assaulted cops

July 30th, 2014 8:34 pm by Brad Hicks

Sarah Jane Marsh was arrested after the incident at Jobe Cemetery.

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Accused Craigslist kitten killer pleads not guilty

Accused Craigslist kitten killer pleads not guilty

July 30th, 2014 5:07 pm by Associated Press

Ronald Fraser Golden was arrested last year. Police said they found blood-splattered walls inside a room in Golden's home in north Alabama while officers were responding to a call about kitten carcasses littering the area.

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Woman allegedly steals prescription pad to write her own prescriptions

Woman allegedly steals prescription pad to write her own prescriptions

July 30th, 2014 5:06 pm by Staff Reports

Police said a Johnson City woman was arrested Wednesday on four counts of obtaining narcotics by fraud, three counts of forgery and theft of property under $500 following an investigation into a stolen prescription pad.

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Man charged with East Unaka auto burglary

Man charged with East Unaka auto burglary

July 30th, 2014 9:00 am by Staff Report

A man was arrested Tuesday on a charge that he burglarized a vehicle a few blocks from his East Myrtle Avenue residence.

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Johnson City police: Intoxicated man threatened cops on way to jail

Johnson City police: Intoxicated man threatened cops on way to jail

July 30th, 2014 8:59 am by Staff Report

The incident began with a 911 call about an intoxicated man who allegedly was making inappropriate comments to an underage girl.

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