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Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

Woman charged in murder-for-hire plot gets year in jail

July 19th, 2013 9:11 pm by Brad Hicks

The Unicoi County woman charged nearly two years ago with attempting to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband was sentenced to spend the next year in jail at a Friday hearing in Unicoi County Criminal Court.

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Update: Johnson City murder defendant's brother charged with witness coercion, robbing city tobacco outlet

Update: Johnson City murder defendant's brother charged with witness coercion, robbing city tobacco outlet

July 19th, 2013 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell

Joshua Gergish was arrested Thursday and charged on a warrant for coercion of a witness in the murder case against his brother, Marcus.

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Police say man stole large quantities of antacids

Police say man stole large quantities of antacids

July 19th, 2013 3:49 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a man on Friday after he allegedly stole large quantities of antacids.

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Detroit man arrested in pill trafficking investigation in Johnson City

Detroit man arrested in pill trafficking investigation in Johnson City

July 19th, 2013 2:47 pm by Staff Report

Kenneth "Peewee" Young was arrested after vice detectives served a search warrant at a west Johnson City apartment.

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Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

Man draws 30-year prison sentence in robbery, police chase

July 19th, 2013 2:24 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood sentenced Travis Grover Richardson, 31, to 30 years in prison as a career criminal Thursday.

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Man accused of stealing patient's iPhone from exam room at Johnson City medical office

Man accused of stealing patient's iPhone from exam room at Johnson City medical office

July 19th, 2013 11:55 am by Staff Report

Gerald A. Moretz was charged with theft of property over $500.

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Updated: Johnson City hotel guests claim employee fondled them as entered room

Updated: Johnson City hotel guests claim employee fondled them as entered room

July 19th, 2013 10:08 am by Staff Reports

Police said three guests of Courtyard by Marriott walked into Johnson City Police Department headquarters on July 7.

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Police: Drunken man charged with Johnson City carjacking

Police: Drunken man charged with Johnson City carjacking

July 19th, 2013 9:14 am by Becky Campbell

Jimmy Rene Arnold was unsteady on his feet and holding a bottle of chocolate cream-flavored vodka when he was arrested, police said.

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Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

Unconscious, drunken child found on Johnson City school grounds; Elizabethton man charged with giving him alcohol, using wrench in robbery

July 19th, 2013 9:06 am by Becky Campbell

The boy’s brother had already taken the 12-year-old to a nearby residence and medical personnel were attending to him.

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Johnson City police: 2 arrested after meth components found in vehicle

Johnson City police: 2 arrested after meth components found in vehicle

July 19th, 2013 7:29 am by Staff Report

The case began when police noticed the two sitting in a vehicle in an apartment complex.

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