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Meth lab found in Carter County

Meth lab found in Carter County

January 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by John Thompson

The investigation began when a blue bag was found containing lantern fuel, drain cleaner, cold packs and other items commonly used in methamphetamine manufacture.

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Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

January 14th, 2014 11:51 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A 71-year-old retired police officer accused of shooting a man dead in a Florida movie theater told authorities that "he was in fear of being attacked" during Monday's confrontation.

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Update: Johnson City police say man threatened to kill woman with box cutter after she caught him smoking crack

Update: Johnson City police say man threatened to kill woman with box cutter after she caught him smoking crack

January 14th, 2014 10:11 am by Staff Report

John Anthony Tucker was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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JCPD charge city man with stealing car

JCPD charge city man with stealing car

January 13th, 2014 6:24 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they’ve charged a local man with stealing a car.

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Carter Co. man accused of killing neighbor's dog

Carter Co. man accused of killing neighbor's dog

January 13th, 2014 4:32 pm by John Thompson

Steven Eugene Melton was charged with intentional killing of a domestic animal and reckless endangerment.

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Man wanted in Oklahoma picked up by Johnson City police

Man wanted in Oklahoma picked up by Johnson City police

January 12th, 2014 8:36 pm by Staff Reports

A man wanted on several charges in Oklahoma was arrested by police Saturday.

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Johnson City man charged with choking his brother

Johnson City man charged with choking his brother

January 12th, 2014 3:05 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they’ve arrested a Johnson City man for assaulting his brother Saturday night.

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Unicoi deputies discover moonshine still

Unicoi deputies discover moonshine still

January 11th, 2014 8:55 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said officials made an unexpected discovery Friday evening while attempting to serve an arrest warrant, and as a result, a Unicoi woman faces charges related to the illegal manufacture of alcohol after a moonshine operat

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Grand jury indicts one in alleged drive-by shooting in Erwin

Grand jury indicts one in alleged drive-by shooting in Erwin

January 11th, 2014 11:04 am by Brad Hicks

A man arrested in November for allegedly committing a drive-by shooting in Erwin was indicted by a Unicoi County grand jury Friday.

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Man indicted on charge placed after gun incident at family meeting

Man indicted on charge placed after gun incident at family meeting

January 11th, 2014 10:59 am by Brad Hicks

A Unicoi County grand jury Friday indicted a county man arrested last year for allegedly pointing a gun at and threatening a member of his family.

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