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‘I did it’ phone call to accused's wife part of testimony in Facebook murder trial

‘I did it’ phone call to accused's wife part of testimony in Facebook murder trial

October 10th, 2013 7:05 am by John Thompson

On the third day of the double first-degree murder trial of Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter Jr., the jurors heard a taped telephone conversation Potter made to his wife, Barbara, after he had been interrogated for 3 1/2 hours in which he told her “I did it.”

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Man accused of vehicular homicide seeks blood test’s omission

Man accused of vehicular homicide seeks blood test’s omission

October 9th, 2013 9:22 pm by Becky Campbell

A Telford man accused of vehicular homicide by intoxication wants his blood test omitted from the case, and attorneys argued the motion in Washington County Criminal Court Wednesday.

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Bus crash case delayed again, Gray scheduled back in court in December

Bus crash case delayed again, Gray scheduled back in court in December

October 9th, 2013 9:20 pm by Becky Campbell

The former Washington County school bus driver charged with injuring 39 student riders when she crashed on a county road last year was slated to plead guilty Wednesday, but the case hit another delay.

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Man charged after allegedly threatening Unicoi County deputy

Man charged after allegedly threatening Unicoi County deputy

October 9th, 2013 9:19 pm by Brad Hicks

An incident in the parking lot of the Unicoi County Courthouse led to the Wednesday afternoon arrest of a Johnson City man, according to Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley.

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House guest accused of stealing from Johnson City residence

House guest accused of stealing from Johnson City residence

October 9th, 2013 4:47 pm by Staff Report

The 23-year-old man was arrested Wednesday on a charge that he stole from a friend's residence in Johnson City while staying there last year.

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Police charge man with robbing Johnson City convenience store at knifepoint

Police charge man with robbing Johnson City convenience store at knifepoint

October 9th, 2013 4:27 pm by Staff Report

The arrest resulted from an investigation into the Sept. 21 robbery of the Roadrunner Market at 2607 S. Roan St.

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Bristol woman faces child sex charges related to job at local children's center

Bristol woman faces child sex charges related to job at local children's center

October 9th, 2013 9:39 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Sheriff's Department spokeswoman confirmed the accused was employed by a local children's center at the time of the alleged incidents but declined to identify the facility.

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Jury hears testimony on second day of double murder trial

Jury hears testimony on second day of double murder trial

October 8th, 2013 8:38 pm by John Thompson

Jurors began the second day of the first-degree murder trial of Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter Jr. on Tuesday by hearing testimony about the shooting deaths of Billy Clay Payne, 36, and Billie Jean Hayworth, 23, inside their home at 128 James Davis Lane in M

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NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

NET man sentenced in laptop child porn case

October 8th, 2013 8:24 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

A Bean Station man who pawned his laptop computer with thousands of pictures of child pornography on it will spend nearly seven years in federal prison for his crime.

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5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

5 arrested as deputies raid 2 meth labs in SW Virginia

October 8th, 2013 5:25 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies served search warrants at Dennison Drive, Bordwine Road and Calla Drive, and found active labs at two locations.

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