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Man goes from one jail to another, police say

Man goes from one jail to another, police say

March 3rd, 2014 9:21 pm by John Thompson

A man who had just been released from the Sullivan County Jail found himself immediately arrested by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on several methamphetamine charges, police said.

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Crime Police Blotter
Police Blotter: Extreme purse-snatching, the butter knife attack, and more

Police Blotter: Extreme purse-snatching, the butter knife attack, and more

March 3rd, 2014 6:01 pm by Staff Reports

Also inside: The hazards of a college town, the strangling game, innocent but guilty, and more!

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Update: Jury selected in first-degree murder trial in 2011 shooting, judge admonishes jurors

Update: Jury selected in first-degree murder trial in 2011 shooting, judge admonishes jurors

March 2nd, 2014 9:12 pm by Becky Campbell

Jury selection is complete in a first-degree murder trial in Jonesborough, but not without some tongue lashing from the judge to potential jurors who already had an opinion about the case.

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Tennessee ranks in top in meth costs

Tennessee ranks in top in meth costs

March 2nd, 2014 2:27 pm by Duane W. Gang, The Tennessean

Methamphetamine is a dangerous drug that has taken its toll on Tennesseans across the state. But the costs of meth go far beyond addiction and lost lives.

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UPDATE: Carter County teen in 'stable' condition after suffering gunshot to neck

UPDATE: Carter County teen in 'stable' condition after suffering gunshot to neck

March 1st, 2014 1:45 pm by Max Hrenda

A 13-year-old Carter County boy was described as being in stable condition after suffering a gunshot wound to his neck this weekend.

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Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

Local law enforcement officials backing Haslam methamphetamine bill

February 28th, 2014 9:40 pm by Becky Campbell

An amendment to Gov. Bill Haslam's proposed bill aimed at eliminating methamphetamine production in Tennessee will allow consumers to purchase a limited amount of pseudoephedrine, the primary ingredient for meth, before requiring a prescription.

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Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

Sheriff: Jonesborough resident heard daughter's screams, found woman standing in doorway

February 28th, 2014 4:39 pm by Staff Report

After a Jonesborough resident reported finding a woman standing in her daughter's doorway, a Johnson City woman was arrested on an aggravated burglary charge Friday.

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Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

Car 'defaced' by lewd image in frost

February 28th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

Update: Knoxville man shot in downtown Johnson City

February 28th, 2014 11:20 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police are investigating a shooting that happened Thursday night in a downtown breezeway.

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Piney Flats man arrested after school bus crash in Bristol

Piney Flats man arrested after school bus crash in Bristol

February 28th, 2014 10:44 am by Staff Report

No students were injured in the 7:30 a.m. Friday crash on Beaver Creek Road.

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