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Watauga sting results in crack arrest

Watauga sting results in crack arrest

November 25th, 2014 4:03 pm by John Thompson

An undercover drug purchase led to the arrest in a raid on a man's house and his arrest on several charges, including the sale of crack cocaine on Tuesday morning.

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Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

Washington County Detention Center lieutenant fired after shoplifting charge

November 25th, 2014 3:40 pm by Becky Campbell

Lt. Rick Edens is accused of concealing $254 worth of merchandise inside puppy training pad box

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Crime Off the Wall News
Blackmail: Online boyfriend allegedly threatens to post Northeast Tennessee widow's nude photos

Blackmail: Online boyfriend allegedly threatens to post Northeast Tennessee widow's nude photos

November 25th, 2014 10:26 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

She had sent the pictures in text messages.

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News Crime Regional & National
East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

East Tennessee detective sentenced for drugs, stolen property

November 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

A former Newport police detective captain has been sentenced to 90 months in prison for buying and selling stolen property and drugs.

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News Crime Regional & National
A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

A town torn apart: Fires, shootings in Ferguson after officer not indicted

November 25th, 2014 5:45 am by Andale Gross, Associated Press

Flames engulfed at least a dozen businesses in Ferguson early Tuesday and gunfire kept firefighters at bay after protests over the decision not to indict a police officer in Michael Brown's death turned violent, despite pleas for peace from Brown's family

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Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

Plea deal nets 12-year prison sentence on 40 burglary-, theft-related charges

November 24th, 2014 10:06 pm by Becky Campbell

In an hour-long plea hearing in Washington County Criminal Court on Monday, a Johnson City man was convicted of 40 charges related to a string of auto and residential burglaries two years ago.

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N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

N.C. women arrested on prostitution charges in Elizabethton

November 24th, 2014 4:54 pm by Staff Report

Two North Carolina women were arrested, police said, on charges they worked together to commit acts of prostitution.

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Crime
Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

Black Friday safety: Johnson City police offer holiday shopping safety tips

November 24th, 2014 3:56 pm by Contributed

One of the best philosophies to fight theft is simple: "Harden the target."

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News Crime Local News Erwin
Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

Inmates, others charged with trying to sneak drugs into Unicoi Co. jail

November 24th, 2014 3:45 pm by Brad Hicks

Deputies initiated an investigation after monitoring a phone call between an inmate and an alleged co-conspirator.

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Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

Shooting investigated at Bluff City youth home

November 24th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

No injuries were reported in an early Sunday morning shooting at a Bluff City youth home, where at least one round fired from outside entered the building.

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