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Police dog convinces man wanted on child-sex charges in Elizabethton to surrender

Police dog convinces man wanted on child-sex charges in Elizabethton to surrender

August 6th, 2013 5:23 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A man who was wanted on a sex charge involving a child was apprehended over the weekend with the help of a police dog.

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Bristol, Va., woman charged after allegedly pulling in front of car intentionally

Bristol, Va., woman charged after allegedly pulling in front of car intentionally

August 6th, 2013 5:05 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A woman was arrested Saturday after a Carter County deputy said he witnessed her drive her car in a reckless manner that nearly resulted in a collision with a Hummer H3 occupied by the woman’s mother, sister and daughter.

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Seat-belt stop leads to multiple charges for Johnson City man

Seat-belt stop leads to multiple charges for Johnson City man

August 6th, 2013 5:05 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — Not wearing seat belts led to more serious charges for some people stopped by the Elizabethton Police Department on Friday afternoon.

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UPDATE: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death as homicide

UPDATE: Hawkins County Sheriff's Office investigating suspicious death as homicide

August 6th, 2013 2:49 pm by Jeff Bobo - Net News Service

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a murder that occurred near the Goshen Valley community Monday.

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Watauga woman charged with theft after not paying for rental property, police say

Watauga woman charged with theft after not paying for rental property, police say

August 6th, 2013 2:28 pm by Staff report

A Watauga woman was charged with theft over $1,000 after failing to make payments on property she got from a Johnson City rental business, police said.

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Johnson City woman second person charged in June burglary

Johnson City woman second person charged in June burglary

August 6th, 2013 2:19 pm by STAFF REPORT

A Johnson City woman was charged with aggravated burglary and theft over $1,000.

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District attorney: State will not pursue remaining charges against former Unicoi Co. sheriff Kent Harris

District attorney: State will not pursue remaining charges against former Unicoi Co. sheriff Kent Harris

August 6th, 2013 1:37 pm by Brad Hicks

District Attorney General Tony Clark announced Tuesday he has decided not to try former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris on outstanding felony charges.

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Police say irate customer on drugs put NE Tennessee McDonald’s on ‘lockdown’

Police say irate customer on drugs put NE Tennessee McDonald’s on ‘lockdown’

August 6th, 2013 10:46 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Police said that beginning shortly before 4 a.m., Patrick Jess Gilliam took about 18 minutes trying to order breakfast at the menu/order area of the drive-thru, but still couldn’t make up his mind.

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Johnson City police say Jonesborough man sped away from traffic stop

Johnson City police say Jonesborough man sped away from traffic stop

August 5th, 2013 8:58 pm by Staff Report

Joshua Howell was driving on South Greenwood Drive about 10:30 a.m. when police tried to stop his Jeep Cherokee for speeding near Colony Park Drive.

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Johnson City man accused of assaulting woman, stealing car and cash

Johnson City man accused of assaulting woman, stealing car and cash

August 5th, 2013 2:35 pm by John Thompson

Jason Lee Avery was turned over to the Carter County Sheriff's Department by the Washington County Sheriff's Department.

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