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Johnson City man accused of choking woman

Johnson City man accused of choking woman

November 11th, 2013 9:44 am by Staff Report

The alleged incident took place at Park Place Apartments on Bell Ridge Road.

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Update: Former Johnson City Jail superintendent charged with stealing more than $60K, son charged with theft over $10K

Update: Former Johnson City Jail superintendent charged with stealing more than $60K, son charged with theft over $10K

November 8th, 2013 5:36 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City’s former jail superintendent was arrested Friday, accused of stealing more than $60,000 over an eight-year period from the Johnson City-Washington County Boys and Girls Club by billing for inmate supervision he performed as a paid city employ

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2 Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers fired in wake of arrests

2 Tennessee College of Applied Technology teachers fired in wake of arrests

November 8th, 2013 4:43 pm by John Thompson

The Tennessee Board of Regents announced the termination of the employment contracts of David Scott Simerly and Joseph T. Churchwell.

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Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

Vandals loot Sullivan Baptist Association retreat center

November 8th, 2013 4:15 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident was discovered Thursday by a caretaker.

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Gergish indicted on witness-coercion charge, nine others indicted

Gergish indicted on witness-coercion charge, nine others indicted

November 8th, 2013 9:14 am by Becky Campbell

More indictments this week from a Washington County grand jury include several statutory rape and aggravated assault cases as well as a man charged with coercion of a witness in a murder case.

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Elizabethton woman accused of selling vehicle for scrap without paying off loan

Elizabethton woman accused of selling vehicle for scrap without paying off loan

November 7th, 2013 5:07 pm by Staff Report

The vehicle wound up crushed.

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Sheriff: Johnson City man tried to bury marijuana as deputies lay in wait

Sheriff: Johnson City man tried to bury marijuana as deputies lay in wait

November 7th, 2013 4:37 pm by Staff Report

Richard James Broody was arrested following a one-month investigation prompted by complaints from witnesses.

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Police: Man banned from Johnson City Walmart walked out with two TVs

Police: Man banned from Johnson City Walmart walked out with two TVs

November 7th, 2013 10:53 am by Staff Report

Bobby Gene Morgan, Greeneville, was charged with theft over $500 and trespassing.

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Sheriff: Woman found with street drug "Gravel" in traffic stop

Sheriff: Woman found with street drug "Gravel" in traffic stop

November 7th, 2013 10:14 am by Becky Campbell

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies found a Telford woman with bags of the street drug known as "Gravel" in a traffic stop Wednesday, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said today.

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Man accused of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop indicted on attempted murder charges

Man accused of stabbing pregnant girlfriend at Johnson City bus stop indicted on attempted murder charges

November 7th, 2013 7:42 am by Becky Campbell

Local grand jury also indicts former U.S. Senate candidate in alleged murder-for-hire scheme.

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