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Hit-and-run crash leads to child abuse, meth charges for Carter Co. pair

Hit-and-run crash leads to child abuse, meth charges for Carter Co. pair

June 17th, 2013 5:12 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — An apparent hit and run accident on Friday afternoon led to the arrests of a man and woman on child abuse charges and several drug charges.

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Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

Liquid substance found on JC man was meth, according to court documents

June 17th, 2013 4:34 pm by STAFF REPORT

Ronald J. Collins, 37, 130 Wichita St., was charged Friday with a schedule II drug violation.

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Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

Citizen tip results in two arrested on cocaine charges

June 17th, 2013 4:25 pm by Kayla Carter

Two men were arrested on crack cocaine charges after a citizen tipped off police about a drug deal taking place in the parking lot of a Johnson City discount store Friday, according to court documents.

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Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

June 17th, 2013 2:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man was told several times to watch his language and calm down, according to a police report, but continued screaming, "burn in hell." He also reached into a pocket several times, telling police he had a bomb.

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Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

Johnson City doctor accused in high-speed police chase reportedly hospitalized; hearing rescheduled

June 17th, 2013 12:15 pm by Becky Campbell

A preliminary hearing for a local doctor charged with reckless driving, drug possession, a weapons violation and vandalism was rescheduled Monday because of several conflicts in the case.

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Man wanted in Nashville shooting surrenders

Man wanted in Nashville shooting surrenders

June 16th, 2013 3:28 pm by Associated Press

A man accused of shooting his girlfriend and her three teenage daughters in a neighborhood near Nashville has surrendered to officials in Memphis, authorities said Sunday.

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Man arrested on flight from Knoxville to Denver after security threat

Man arrested on flight from Knoxville to Denver after security threat

June 15th, 2013 6:18 pm by Deborah Ince, Knoxville News Sentinel

One person is in custody after an incident on a Frontier Airlines Airbus A319 that was flying from Knoxville to Denver.

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Police still looking for suspect in Nashville shooting

Police still looking for suspect in Nashville shooting

June 15th, 2013 6:04 pm by Associated Press

Nashville police say they are still looking for a man they say shot his girlfriend and her three teenage daughters at an apartment complex and fled the scene barefoot.

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Update: Driver of pickup truck in three vehicle crash charged with DUI

Update: Driver of pickup truck in three vehicle crash charged with DUI

June 15th, 2013 3:40 pm by Staff Report

A contracted mail delivery truck was rear-ended by a red pickup truck at the intersection of Springbrook Drive and North Roan Street about 3:40 a.m. Saturday, police said. The driver was charged with driving under the influence and two other charges.

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Police responded to Friday night bomb threat on Lamont Street

Police responded to Friday night bomb threat on Lamont Street

June 15th, 2013 1:06 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City Police and bomb squad units responded to a Lamont Street residence Friday night, after a man called 911 saying he had suicidal and homicidal thoughts, as well as the makings of a bomb inside a backpack, according to the police report.

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