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Update: Johnson City man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty to federal charge

Update: Johnson City man accused of soliciting sex from teen pleas not guilty to federal charge

June 12th, 2013 8:50 am by Brad Hicks

Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. was indicted on one count of inducing a minor to engage in illegal sexual activity.

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Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

Police: Crack cocaine found in man’s pocket after foot chase

June 11th, 2013 9:05 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police arrested a man after he allegedly fled on foot and was found in possession of crack cocaine, according to a press release.

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County constable accused of taking bike from car

County constable accused of taking bike from car

June 11th, 2013 5:03 pm by Kayla Carter

Earlier in the month, a grand jury indicted a Washington County constable on two felony charges — auto burglary and theft over $1,000.

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Unicoi man indicted for allegedly dragging girlfriend

Unicoi man indicted for allegedly dragging girlfriend

June 11th, 2013 2:35 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — A Unicoi County grand jury indicted a county man Monday who was previously arrested for allegedly dragging his girlfriend from a residence she refused to leave and threatening the home’s owner.

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Man faces more Stoney Creek burglary charges

Man faces more Stoney Creek burglary charges

June 11th, 2013 2:21 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was arrested last week on three Stoney Creek area burglary charges has been charged with two more and police said he confessed to committing the crimes because "he enjoyed stealing."

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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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