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Police: Man used razor blade in shoplifting electronics from Johnson City Walmart

Police: Man used razor blade in shoplifting electronics from Johnson City Walmart

October 11th, 2013 5:55 pm by Staff Report

Andrew E. Coefer was arrested Thursday and charged with shoplifting over $500.

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Jonesborough woman accused of depositing $3,500 fake check

Jonesborough woman accused of depositing $3,500 fake check

October 11th, 2013 5:35 pm by Staff Report

Johnson City police Thursday arrested a Jonesborough woman on a charge that she deposited a fake $3,5000 check.

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Police: Drunken man trespassed, threatened resident with knife

Police: Drunken man trespassed, threatened resident with knife

October 11th, 2013 5:21 pm by Staff Report

Robert W. Guinn was charged him with aggravated assault, aggravated criminal trespassing and public intoxication.

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California fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

California fugitive arrested in Johnson City traffic stop

October 11th, 2013 4:56 pm by Staff Report

Steven W. Fox Jr. was stopped for speeding at the intersection of Princeton Road and East Oakland Avenue, police said.

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Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

Marvin Potter found guilty in Facebook murder trial

October 11th, 2013 4:16 pm by Staff Reports

A criminal court jury has convicted a Mountain City man on two counts of first degree murder in the January 2012 murder of a Mountain City couple.

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Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

Facebook murders case in hands of jury in Jonesborough

October 11th, 2013 12:03 pm by John Thompson

Prosecutors and defense attorneys wrapped up closing arguments around noon today in the murder case against a Mountain City man accused of killing a young couple over his daughter's Facebook page.

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Defense begins in Facebook trial

Defense begins in Facebook trial

October 10th, 2013 9:57 pm by John Thompson

The judge overseeing the murder trial of Marvin Enoch “Buddy” Potter in the January 2012 shooting deaths of a Mountain City couple dismissed a felony murder charge against Potter, but allowed two charges of first-degree murder to stand Thursday.

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State rests in first Facebook Murders trial; one murder count dismissed

State rests in first Facebook Murders trial; one murder count dismissed

October 10th, 2013 3:45 pm by John Thompson

Judge John Kerry Blackwood said the state had not made the case for the felony murder charge against Marvin Potter, one of four people accused in the 2012 Johnson County slayings.

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Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

Second arrest made in investigation of children's home

October 10th, 2013 2:33 pm by RAIN SMITH- NET News Service

Warrants were served on the supervisor of a Sullivan County children's center on Thursday, marking the second arrest in an investigation of alleged sex and alcohol at the facility.

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Update: Woman charged with beating friend with bat at downtown Johnson City apartment

Update: Woman charged with beating friend with bat at downtown Johnson City apartment

October 10th, 2013 7:32 am by Staff Report

Brittany Nicole Taylor, 20, 111 W. Unaka Ave., No. 6, turned herself into police on Wednesday after the incident at her apartment a day earlier.

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