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Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

Police say Kingsport man arrested after drugs found inside child's toy

August 21st, 2013 11:37 am by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Pills were found inside a toy car, according to the report.

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Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

Is it OK to walk through a Tennessee city in a bullet proof vest and carrying a rifle?

August 21st, 2013 7:12 am by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

A Nashville judge rejected claims that police had no right to arrest a man who walked around downtown last month wearing a bullet-proof vest and carrying an assault rifle.

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Local students try out new crime prevention program

Local students try out new crime prevention program

August 20th, 2013 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Students at one local high school are learning the benefits of positive actions through a new curriculum, and school leaders hope it will improve the overall atmosphere in classrooms and hallways.

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Crime Police Blotter
Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

August 20th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The case of the well-armed man prepared for anything and more in the Police Blotter.

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Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

Slain Australian player mourned on 2 continents

August 20th, 2013 3:22 pm by KRISTI EATON — Associated Press

DUNCAN, Okla. — With the simplest of motives — breaking up the boredom of an Oklahoma summer — three teenagers followed an Australian collegiate baseball player who was attending school in the U.S. and killed him with a shot to the back for "the fun of it

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Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

August 20th, 2013 12:17 pm by Staff report

A roundup of local recent police activities includes the theft of a laptop computer.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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Deputies: Roan Mountain man charged with child endangerment after meth lab found at residence

Deputies: Roan Mountain man charged with child endangerment after meth lab found at residence

August 19th, 2013 3:58 pm by John Thompson

Carter Co. authorities say two children may have been exposed to meth.

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Alleged laptop computer theft from Elizabethton McDonald's caught on surveillance

Alleged laptop computer theft from Elizabethton McDonald's caught on surveillance

August 19th, 2013 3:39 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who is suspected of stealing a laptop computer from the McDonald's Restaurant on Broad Street shortly after midnight on Aug. 12.

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Tree Streets resident charged with shooting up South Roan garage

Tree Streets resident charged with shooting up South Roan garage

August 19th, 2013 10:39 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police have charged a Locust Street man with shooting up a South Roan Street business near his residence last week.

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