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Police: Greeneville woman tried to get drugs from Johnson City Walmart using relative's info

Police: Greeneville woman tried to get drugs from Johnson City Walmart using relative's info

November 13th, 2013 10:12 am by Staff Report

Brenda Paige Shipley was charged with obtaining narcotics by fraud.

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Man accused of stealing tools from former employer

Man accused of stealing tools from former employer

November 12th, 2013 5:45 pm by Staff Report

James Allen Harris was charged with theft of property over $500.

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Man accused of stealing baby formula from Johnson City grocery

Man accused of stealing baby formula from Johnson City grocery

November 12th, 2013 5:04 pm by Staff Report

James Rickey Kennedy was charged with taking more than 40 cans from Kroger.

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Taxi ride results in Johnson City woman's arrest

Taxi ride results in Johnson City woman's arrest

November 12th, 2013 4:53 pm by Staff Report

Police said an Austin Springs Road woman used someone else's credit card for a convenience store purchase and a taxi ride last week, resulting in her arrest on Monday.

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Inmate picks up ID theft charge from Johnson City traffic stop

Inmate picks up ID theft charge from Johnson City traffic stop

November 12th, 2013 4:45 pm by Staff Report

The charges resulted from an Oct. 23 stop on East Fairview Avenue.

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Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

Competency at issue for former U.S. Senate candidate accused in murder-for-hire, child sex solicitation cases

November 12th, 2013 12:29 pm by Becky Campbell

Thomas Kent “T.K.” Owens is charged in Carter County with solicitation of a minor and in Washington County with solicitation to commit first-degree murder.

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'Gravel' drug seized in early morning raid at Kingsport motel

'Gravel' drug seized in early morning raid at Kingsport motel

November 12th, 2013 11:41 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A short police pursuit and woman found hiding in a basement has led to the seizure of a large quantity of "gravel" at a Kingsport motel, according to police.

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Johnson City man accused of holding knife to woman's throat, ramming car into tree

Johnson City man accused of holding knife to woman's throat, ramming car into tree

November 12th, 2013 11:31 am by Staff Report

Jerry E. Leary was arrested after a series of events that began with an argument at Smokey Bones and ended in a parking lot at AT&T Mobility.

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Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net East Tennessee man consecutive DUI charges

Cemetery crash and visit to lawyer net East Tennessee man consecutive DUI charges

November 11th, 2013 8:49 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Robert Lee Berkheimer has racked up three DUI charged in a month including arrests last week on consecutive days — first after driving through a cemetery, and then on the way to his lawyer’s office in Rogersville.

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Off the Wall News: Man sentenced for sex with pool raft

Off the Wall News: Man sentenced for sex with pool raft

November 11th, 2013 10:24 am by Norwalk Reflector

The Ohio man was arrested on accusations that he stepped out his back door naked in June and had “sexual relations with a rubber pool float."

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