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Report: Police seize $14,000 in bath salts at Kingsport motel

Report: Police seize $14,000 in bath salts at Kingsport motel

May 23rd, 2013 1:38 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Nearly $14,000 worth of bath salts has reportedly been seized from a Kingsport motel room, where police say they also located numerous electronic items believed to have been traded for the drugs.

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Woman accused of burglarizing Johnson City apartment, using stolen food stamp card

Woman accused of burglarizing Johnson City apartment, using stolen food stamp card

May 23rd, 2013 11:44 am by Staff Report

Walmart video showed a Johnson City woman using a food stamps card stolen in an apartment burglary, resulting in her arrest on Wednesday, police said.

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Caught on video: Johnson City police say footage shows man stealing leaf blowers

Caught on video: Johnson City police say footage shows man stealing leaf blowers

May 23rd, 2013 10:24 am by Staff Report

Surveillance video showed a man stealing leaf blowers from a mowing trailer parked at a senior living facility in Johnson City, resulting his arrest Wednesday, police said.

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Identity of woman found dead outside of a Jonesborough home released

Identity of woman found dead outside of a Jonesborough home released

May 22nd, 2013 9:52 pm by Becky Campbell

The woman found dead in the front yard of a home where law enforcement found a hallucinogenic mushroom growing operation lived at the residence and was the wife of the man charged with growing the drugs.

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Wanted man arrested in Limestone; woman charged with obstruction

Wanted man arrested in Limestone; woman charged with obstruction

May 22nd, 2013 4:16 pm by Staff Report

Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a Johnson City man wanted on several charges Tuesday and also charged a woman with obstructing his arrest.

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Sheriff's deputy says man bolts from Carter County courtroom, rams bailiff

Sheriff's deputy says man bolts from Carter County courtroom, rams bailiff

May 22nd, 2013 8:42 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — A man accused of trying to avoid arrest by running out of the Criminal Courtroom and over a court bailiff manning the metal detector was quickly brought into custody Friday.

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Police: Man faked marriage certificate to visit Johnson City inmate

Police: Man faked marriage certificate to visit Johnson City inmate

May 22nd, 2013 7:27 am by Staff Report

An Elizabethton man used a fake marriage certificate to gain access to a woman jailed in the Johnson City Detention Facility, resulting in his arrest Tuesday, Johnson City police said.

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Man charged in 2012 shooting withdraws motion for new judge

Man charged in 2012 shooting withdraws motion for new judge

May 21st, 2013 10:03 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with shooting and beating up a woman and leaving her lying in a parking lot last year has a new attorney and agreed to withdraw a motion asking the judge to withdraw.

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Jonesborough parents plead guilty to attempted child neglect

Jonesborough parents plead guilty to attempted child neglect

May 21st, 2013 5:08 pm by Becky Campbell

A Jonesborough couple charged with four counts of child neglect because their children were living in a filthy home with no running water pleaded guilty to attempted child neglect in a Washington County courtroom Tuesday.

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Possible hit and run incident leads to Elizabethton woman’s arrest

Possible hit and run incident leads to Elizabethton woman’s arrest

May 21st, 2013 4:02 pm by Staff Report

A woman was arrested on unrelated charges after two witnesses told Johnson City police she ran a stop sign and struck one of them while on his bike Friday afternoon.

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