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Knoxville man charged with selling crack in Johnson City

Knoxville man charged with selling crack in Johnson City

July 27th, 2013 9:32 am by Staff Report

Dontae P. Smith, aka Adontae Dobson, was served with a grand jury indictment for multiple sales of crack cocaine.

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Tennessee man arrested for making threat against Obama

Tennessee man arrested for making threat against Obama

July 27th, 2013 8:12 am by Associated Press

Authorities say Darrin Young discussed plans to "burn," ''kill" and "murk" Obama. "Murk" is street slang for murder.

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Man accused of holding 3 women captive in Cleveland accepts life without parole plus 1,000 years

Man accused of holding 3 women captive in Cleveland accepts life without parole plus 1,000 years

July 26th, 2013 10:45 am by Associated Press

Among his captives was Amanda Berry, who has family in Carter County.

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Three juveniles to be charged in Erwin vandalism, theft spree

Three juveniles to be charged in Erwin vandalism, theft spree

July 26th, 2013 9:15 am by Brad Hicks

Theft and vandalism charges are pending against a trio of local juveniles who Unicoi County police officials say spray- painted “obscene, vulgar and satanic” graffiti on several county churches, buildings and vehicles.

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Woman charged in man’s death released on bond

Woman charged in man’s death released on bond

July 26th, 2013 9:11 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City woman who police say stabbed her boyfriend after they drank together and had a political argument earlier this month is now free on bond.

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Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

Judge denies diversion in murder-for-hire plot

July 26th, 2013 8:55 am by Brad Hicks

Criminal Court Judge Robert Cupp denied granting diversion to a Unicoi County man charged nearly two years ago for his involvement in a murder-for-hire plot.

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Trial postponed in child sex case

Trial postponed in child sex case

July 26th, 2013 8:38 am by Brad Hicks

The federal trial of a Johnson City man charged in late May with attempting to solicit sex from an underage boy has been postponed until October.

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Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

Man accused of stealing U-Haul truck

July 25th, 2013 9:31 pm by Staff Report

A city man was charged Thursday with stealing a U-Haul truck, Johnson City police said in a news release.

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Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

Infant avoids serious injury as car hits bedroom

July 25th, 2013 7:52 pm by Kayla Carter

An 8-month-old child’s life was narrowly spared when a vehicle crashed into a family’s bedroom at 510 Hamilton St. around 1:45 a.m. Thursday.

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Crime Police Blotter
Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

July 25th, 2013 3:37 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Blountville woman called police on her son, 24, who became irate after she refused to give him money.

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