Johnson City Press Sunday, January 25, 2015
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Tax scammer hits speed bump after calling judge

Tax scammer hits speed bump after calling judge

January 8th, 2015 9:29 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County General Sessions Judge James Nidiffer is still waiting to be arrested after getting a phone call this week alleging that action from the Internal Revenue Service.

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Police: Man arrested on theft charges 1 week after robbery arrest

Police: Man arrested on theft charges 1 week after robbery arrest

January 8th, 2015 5:55 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested on charges he stole from a car lot, police said, one week after he was arrested on a robbery charge.

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Police: Johnson City man stole check, increased the amount and cashed it

Police: Johnson City man stole check, increased the amount and cashed it

January 8th, 2015 11:39 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man is being charged with criminal simulation and theft of property over $1,000 following a incident that occurred last December.

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Dad accused of throwing 5-year-old off 60-foot-high bridge in Florida

Dad accused of throwing 5-year-old off 60-foot-high bridge in Florida

January 8th, 2015 9:36 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

Her body was recovered in the bay about a mile from the bridge and hour and a half later.

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Police say woman sold jewelry from alleged home burglary

Police say woman sold jewelry from alleged home burglary

January 7th, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff Report

Police said an investigation into an alleged theft of jewelry from December resulted in the arrest of a city woman this week.

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Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

Sisters, 15 and 11, charged in older brother's fatal shooting

January 7th, 2015 11:38 am by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

Law enforcement officials said they discovered the teen's body late Monday night at the family home in rural White Springs in north Florida.

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Man from Lovers Lane accused of breaking into Johnson City home

Man from Lovers Lane accused of breaking into Johnson City home

January 7th, 2015 10:22 am by Staff Reports

Police say an Elizabethton man was charged with aggravated burglary following a Wednesday incident.

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Carter County Sheriff's deputies retaking oaths of office

Carter County Sheriff's deputies retaking oaths of office

January 7th, 2015 9:45 am by John Thompson

Experience is something the Carter County Sheriff's Department values, especially since many officers have left the department over the years for higher paying law enforcement jobs in the region.

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TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

TBI: Teen accused in Knoxville drive-by murder captured in Chattanooga

January 7th, 2015 9:44 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Jabriel Aireece Linzy, 18, was taken into custody at a Chattanooga apartment Tuesday evening by TBI agents, U.S. Marshals and local police, according to a TBI news release.

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Johnson City man accused of breaking into car at Franklin Woods

Johnson City man accused of breaking into car at Franklin Woods

January 7th, 2015 9:32 am by Staff Reports

Police say a Johnson City man was charged with auto burglary, unlawful possession of drugs without prescription and shoplifting following a Wednesday night incident at Franklin Woods Community Hospital.

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