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Report: Carter Co. Jail inmate concealed drugs in rectum

Report: Carter Co. Jail inmate concealed drugs in rectum

June 11th, 2013 1:25 pm by John Thompson

"I could hear the sound of plastic squeaking coming from his person. I advised inmate Stout that it was obvious that he had something and it would be better to just go ahead and give it up."

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Report: Johnson City doctor removed screw from jail cell, flushed down toilet

Report: Johnson City doctor removed screw from jail cell, flushed down toilet

June 11th, 2013 12:02 pm by Staff Report

Castle Clinic doctor's woes continue with vandalism charge at Washington County Detention Center

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Update: Man shot at Kingsport home was wanted in neighborhood thefts

Update: Man shot at Kingsport home was wanted in neighborhood thefts

June 11th, 2013 8:49 am by Rain Smith, Kingsport Times News

Kingsport police have shot an individual during an early Tuesday morning arrest attempt.

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District attorney requests Harris' dismissal motion be denied

District attorney requests Harris' dismissal motion be denied

June 10th, 2013 10:15 pm by Brad Hicks

District Attorney General Tony Clark has filed an answer to a motion filed last week by former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris’ defense attorney, Jim Bowman, seeking the dismissal of the charges his client is set to be tried on next month.

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Hawkins deputies say woman claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

Hawkins deputies say woman claimed she had been shot to get faster police response

June 10th, 2013 9:43 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Several Hawkins County deputies converged on 570 Stoney Point Road in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning ready to face a potential gunman and hostage situation.

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Knoxville police chief shows video of officers assaulting homeless; trio to be sentenced Aug. 8 after plea

Knoxville police chief shows video of officers assaulting homeless; trio to be sentenced Aug. 8 after plea

June 10th, 2013 5:19 pm by Knoxville News Sentinel

In-car video and audio show three now-former Knoxville officers beating a homeless man in February after they were called to the scene for help by two female officers.

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Update: South Carolina man second person charged in Tree Street robbery

Update: South Carolina man second person charged in Tree Street robbery

June 10th, 2013 3:45 pm by Staff report

A South Carolina man was charged Tuesday with a Johnson City home invasion robbery from back in March.

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Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

Kingsport police charge Snap-On contractor with embezzlement

June 10th, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man contracted to sell Snap-On equipment has been arrested after allegedly failing to compensate the company for nearly $100,000 in merchandise.

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Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

Courtroom reporter charged with lying to feds, perjury

June 10th, 2013 2:53 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Wise County courtroom reporter was taken into custody by federal authorities last Friday over allegations that he helped a recently convicted attorney make false statements in his attempt to avoid drug charges.

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Update: 2 get prison time in attempted robbery, Washington Co. deputy rundown case

Update: 2 get prison time in attempted robbery, Washington Co. deputy rundown case

June 10th, 2013 2:01 pm by Rex Barber

Two men convicted of running down a Washington County deputy while fleeing a robbery were sentenced to prison time on Monday, while their female accomplice was allowed to enter an alternative corrections program.

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