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Inmate faces charges for damaging Carter County jail sprinkler

Inmate faces charges for damaging Carter County jail sprinkler

October 17th, 2013 10:02 pm by Staff Reports

A prisoner in the Carter County Jail is facing additional charges after he was charged with damaging a fire sprinkler head in his cell block.

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Johnson City woman charged with theft

Johnson City woman charged with theft

October 17th, 2013 4:27 pm by Staff Report

An East Chilhowie Avenue woman was arrested Wednesday on a charge that she stole from a residence a few blocks from her home.

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2 ETSU students accused of altering prescription

2 ETSU students accused of altering prescription

October 17th, 2013 4:26 pm by Staff Report

Two East Tennessee Student University students were arrested Wednesday on charges that they altered a prescription to obtain narcotics from a local retail pharmacy.

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‘Date’ to Rogersville drag strip ends with ex-boyfriend’s arrest

‘Date’ to Rogersville drag strip ends with ex-boyfriend’s arrest

October 17th, 2013 11:31 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Grainger County man was arrested Friday night at Cherokee Raceway Park near Rogersville after his ex-girlfriend claimed she’d been taken to the drag strip against her will, possibly to be murdered and dumped.

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Police: Habitual motor offender drove recklessly in Johnson City

Police: Habitual motor offender drove recklessly in Johnson City

October 17th, 2013 10:37 am by Staff Report

David J. Bell was arrested Wednesday morning after driving on West State of Franklin Road.

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Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

October 17th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

An 18-year-old man charged in June with burglarizing a vehicle during downtown Johnson City's Blue Plum Festival has been arrested again on charges that he assaulted his juvenile co-defendant in the case after threatening him in a coercion attempt.

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Police: Johnson City man ran from traffic stop after speeding in stolen SUV

Police: Johnson City man ran from traffic stop after speeding in stolen SUV

October 17th, 2013 9:09 am by Staff Report

Joseph Griffith was stopped for speeding in a Chevrolet Blazer on West Market Street about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

October 16th, 2013 4:19 pm by Staff Report

Both were arrested in Damascus, Va., after a traffic stop.

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Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

October 16th, 2013 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Police said the store's security camera shows the man entering the 1995 Ford Explorer and stealing a smartphone.

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DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

October 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell

The lawsuit claims that despite a cease and desist order, the business has continued to engage in "underpermitted pumping and disposal of sewage."

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