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Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

Blue Plum bike patrols start downtown festival police trend

June 19th, 2013 4:11 am by Kayla Carter

Johnson City police link their use of bike patrols during the 2013 Blue Plum Festival to a decrease in that festival’s crime rate and their use of bike patrols will be increased for all downtown festivals.

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One-pot meth bottle found in Carter County creek

One-pot meth bottle found in Carter County creek

June 18th, 2013 5:05 pm by STAFF REPORT

ELIZABETHTON — A plastic bottle believed to have been used to manufacture methamphetamine was found in a creek over the weekend.

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3 in Ohio accused of enslaving mentally disabled young mother, daughter over two years

3 in Ohio accused of enslaving mentally disabled young mother, daughter over two years

June 18th, 2013 5:03 pm by Associated Press

Three Ohio residents are accused of enslaving a mentally disabled young mother and her daughter over two years.

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17 arrested in SW Virginia drug raids

17 arrested in SW Virginia drug raids

June 18th, 2013 4:16 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A large amount of drugs and cash were seized in Southwest Virginia, resulting in the arrest of 17 individuals with more arrests expected later in the week, according to a press release by the Southwest Virginia Drug Task Force.

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Report: Kingsport man faces 3rd DUI after swerving Corvette at other vehicles

Report: Kingsport man faces 3rd DUI after swerving Corvette at other vehicles

June 18th, 2013 4:09 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Kingsport man charged with a third offense of DUI allegedly swerved his Corvette at other motorists Monday night — forcing one into the median — then waved out his window to a deputy attempting to make a traffic stop.

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Hawkins man accused of stealing cop's Glock, trading it for drugs

Hawkins man accused of stealing cop's Glock, trading it for drugs

June 18th, 2013 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Investigators believe a Hawkins County man, who allegedly burgled a vacationing deputy’s home last week and stole a service Glock, traded that gun for drugs.

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Caught on Video: 2 men charged with breaking window at downtown Johnson City music store

Caught on Video: 2 men charged with breaking window at downtown Johnson City music store

June 18th, 2013 12:54 pm by Staff Report

Two Johnson City men were arrested early Tuesday morning on charges they vandalized a downtown music store based on video surveillance evidence, police said.

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Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

Update: TBI investigating death of Washington County jail inmate

June 18th, 2013 11:51 am by Becky Campbell

Aaron Michael Bever is the fourth Washington County Detention Center inmate to die while in custody this year.

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Johnson City police continue to investigate Friday bomb scare

Johnson City police continue to investigate Friday bomb scare

June 17th, 2013 10:03 pm by Kayla Carter

It is still being determined whether charges will be placed against the suspect of a Johnson City Police and bomb squad investigation on Lamont Street on Friday night.

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County woman charged in dog’s death

County woman charged in dog’s death

June 17th, 2013 9:39 pm by Becky Campbell

A Washington County woman was charged Monday with animal cruelty for the death of her Pomeranian after she left the dog in an unshaded pen with no water on a 90-degree day last month.

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