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Police say man arrested on drug, weapon charges after he was seen waving gun in front of home

Police say man arrested on drug, weapon charges after he was seen waving gun in front of home

April 5th, 2014 5:34 pm by Staff Report

A man who was reportedly seen by Johnson City police officers trying to conceal a handgun was arrested Saturday and charged with unlawful possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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City man faces more charges of animal cruelty in dead-dogs case

City man faces more charges of animal cruelty in dead-dogs case

April 5th, 2014 8:20 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man cited on one animal cruelty charge after a puppy was found alive, but buried under five dead dogs in a trash can, now faces more charges.

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Gray man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

Gray man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

April 4th, 2014 11:27 pm by Staff Report

Police said a Gray man was arrested this week after he told them he ate three Valium pills while he was driving.

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Prosecutors criticized after case against alleged gold coin thief dropped

Prosecutors criticized after case against alleged gold coin thief dropped

April 4th, 2014 11:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A gold coin theft charge was dismissed against a Unicoi County woman Friday because the victim had died and prosecutors said there was little evidence to prove the case.

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Charges placed against teens in shooting

Charges placed against teens in shooting

April 4th, 2014 9:11 pm by Staff Report

Greene County officials placed charges Friday against four teenagers suspected in the shooting death of a Greeneville man.

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Bristol police charge Tennessean, Virginian with selling marijuana

Bristol police charge Tennessean, Virginian with selling marijuana

April 4th, 2014 7:55 pm by Staff Report

Bristol police said two men were arrested after a two-state, four-agency investigation indicated they were selling marijuana.

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DA says elderly Sullivan County neglect victim died

DA says elderly Sullivan County neglect victim died

April 4th, 2014 5:09 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A reportedly malnourished and dehydrated elderly woman who was hospitalized three weeks ago - and suspected of being neglected by her granddaughter - has since passed away.

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3rd arrest for ex-Mount Carmel vice mayor: Now living in Piney Flats, man accused of crimes against woman, 5 kids

3rd arrest for ex-Mount Carmel vice mayor: Now living in Piney Flats, man accused of crimes against woman, 5 kids

April 4th, 2014 11:19 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

This time, the incident was an allegedly lewd and dangerous incident on Stone Drive in Kingsport.

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Johnson City crack investigation results in charges against 2 Kingsport teens

Johnson City crack investigation results in charges against 2 Kingsport teens

April 4th, 2014 9:29 am by Staff Report

Kairi Thompson and Eric Smith were arrested after a Johnson City Police Department investigation into crack distribution.

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Ambush: Deputies lie in wait after meth components found in garage; 2 charged

Ambush: Deputies lie in wait after meth components found in garage; 2 charged

April 3rd, 2014 5:37 pm by John Thompson

When the wanted men drove up, the officers left their cover and arrested them.

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