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Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praises governor's methamphetamine bill

January 18th, 2014 6:40 pm by John Thompson

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes praised Gov. Bill Haslam’s methamphetamine bill that was filed in the General Assembly this week.

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Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

Redi-Mart store in Elizabethton burglarized

January 18th, 2014 6:29 pm by Staff Reports

A burglary to the Redi Mart convenience store at 725 W. G St., Elizabethton, occurred a few minutes after midnight Friday, police said.

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Several pills found after traffic stop

Several pills found after traffic stop

January 17th, 2014 9:42 pm by Staff Reports

A response to a complaint about a man in the left lane of traffic on Broad Street led to an arrest on drug charges Tuesday.

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Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

Combatting meth: Four-year operation ends

January 17th, 2014 5:24 pm by Becky Campbell

A methamphetamine-production ring investigation started more than four years ago by local authorities, then later taken over by federal officials, closed out last week with the final sentencing in U.S. District Court.

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Johnson City police: Man tried to leave Walmart with shopping cart filled with $1,000 in merchandise

Johnson City police: Man tried to leave Walmart with shopping cart filled with $1,000 in merchandise

January 17th, 2014 5:12 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested an Erwin man Thursday on a charge that he shoplifted more than $1,000 in merchandise from a Walmart.

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Off the Wall News: Carter Co. woman charged with stealing antique 'pelvic massager'

Off the Wall News: Carter Co. woman charged with stealing antique 'pelvic massager'

January 17th, 2014 4:49 pm by John Thompson

Tamatha R. Blevins, 45, 156 Jackson Ave., was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $500.

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Dog gone marijuana, diaper bag computer caper and more from the Police Blotter

Dog gone marijuana, diaper bag computer caper and more from the Police Blotter

January 17th, 2014 4:43 pm by Staff Report

While walking home, a woman told police she was jumped by two men who struck her in the face and screamed at her to give them her belongings. After she struck one of them, they fled with her jacket, which contained only her cigarettes.

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Johnson City woman accused of stealing car, cashing title in for a loan

Johnson City woman accused of stealing car, cashing title in for a loan

January 17th, 2014 4:10 pm by Staff Reports

Police say on Friday, Jan. 17, they arrested a Johnson City woman, and charged her with theft of property over $1,000.

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Police spot wanted Johnson City man in parked car, take him in

Police spot wanted Johnson City man in parked car, take him in

January 17th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they took into custody a man who was wanted for two charges.

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Woman accused of burglarizing downtown Johnson City auction business

Woman accused of burglarizing downtown Johnson City auction business

January 17th, 2014 2:50 pm by Staff Report

Police said the arrest resulted from a burglary reported Thursday at Kimball M. Sterling Auctioneers, 125 W. Market St.

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