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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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Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

October 16th, 2013 2:25 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she chained a puppy to a tree and allowed him to starve to death.

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Update: Johnson City man jumps on hood of car to avoid being hit; Kingsport woman charged

Update: Johnson City man jumps on hood of car to avoid being hit; Kingsport woman charged

October 16th, 2013 7:03 am by Staff Reports

Police said the woman nearly struck the man with her vehicle before knocking down a concrete wall late Tuesday.

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Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

October 15th, 2013 4:14 pm by Staff Report

After responding to a call about a disturbance at a Johnson City apartment early Tuesday morning, Johnson City police arrested two men on weapons and drug charges.

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