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Methamphetamine labs found in Washington County doubled from previous year, officials equate statistics to better officer training

Methamphetamine labs found in Washington County doubled from previous year, officials equate statistics to better officer training

January 15th, 2014 8:46 pm by Becky Campbell

The number of methamphetamine labs found in Washington County last year doubled from the previous year. That might sound scary for area residents, but at least one local official believes the statistic doesn’t necessarily mean there has been an increase i

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Man accused of beating infant son in SW Virginia

Man accused of beating infant son in SW Virginia

January 15th, 2014 4:35 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

The 11-week-old child was transferred to Niswonger Children's Hospital in Johnson City for treatment.

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Unicoi man charged in Tuesday night robbery

Unicoi man charged in Tuesday night robbery

January 15th, 2014 10:11 am by Staff Report

Officers were called to the Sunoco at 1258 Milligan Hwy., around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Minutes before, a man reportedly entered the store and demanded money from the cashier.

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Meth lab found in Carter County

Meth lab found in Carter County

January 14th, 2014 3:10 pm by John Thompson

The investigation began when a blue bag was found containing lantern fuel, drain cleaner, cold packs and other items commonly used in methamphetamine manufacture.

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Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

Update: Ex-cop charged with 2nd-degree murder in shooting death over movie theater texting

January 14th, 2014 11:51 am by TAMARA LUSH, Associated Press

A 71-year-old retired police officer accused of shooting a man dead in a Florida movie theater told authorities that "he was in fear of being attacked" during Monday's confrontation.

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Update: Johnson City police say man threatened to kill woman with box cutter after she caught him smoking crack

Update: Johnson City police say man threatened to kill woman with box cutter after she caught him smoking crack

January 14th, 2014 10:11 am by Staff Report

John Anthony Tucker was charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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JCPD charge city man with stealing car

JCPD charge city man with stealing car

January 13th, 2014 6:24 pm by Staff Reports

Police said they’ve charged a local man with stealing a car.

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Carter Co. man accused of killing neighbor's dog

Carter Co. man accused of killing neighbor's dog

January 13th, 2014 4:32 pm by John Thompson

Steven Eugene Melton was charged with intentional killing of a domestic animal and reckless endangerment.

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Man wanted in Oklahoma picked up by Johnson City police

Man wanted in Oklahoma picked up by Johnson City police

January 12th, 2014 8:36 pm by Staff Reports

A man wanted on several charges in Oklahoma was arrested by police Saturday.

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Johnson City man charged with choking his brother

Johnson City man charged with choking his brother

January 12th, 2014 3:05 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they’ve arrested a Johnson City man for assaulting his brother Saturday night.

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