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Arrested — Booking photos from Washington County

Arrested — Booking photos from Washington County

June 6th, 2013 5:19 pm by Staff Report

The latest booking photos from the Washington County Detention Center have been added.

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Harris’ attorney seeks dismissal of official misconduct charges

Harris’ attorney seeks dismissal of official misconduct charges

June 6th, 2013 11:58 am by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — Former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris is now set to be tried on six counts of official misconduct beginning July 8, but Harris’ defense attorney Jim Bowman has filed a motion seeking the dismissal of these charges against his client.

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Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

June 6th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff report

A Jonesborough man who had an outstanding warrant for felony DUI in California was taken to jail Wednesday after being involved in a crash in Johnson City.

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Elizabethton man charged in child rape case

Elizabethton man charged in child rape case

June 5th, 2013 4:45 pm by Staff Reports

ELIZABETHTON — A man was arrested early Wednesday morning on a grand jury indictment charging him with four counts of rape of a child.

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Former Greeneville pharmacist sentenced in oxycodone conspiracy case

Former Greeneville pharmacist sentenced in oxycodone conspiracy case

June 5th, 2013 3:27 pm by Staff report

GREENEVILLE – A Greeneville pharmacist was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison for a conspiracy that diverted pills from the pharmacy where he was part owner.

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Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

Report: Johnson City man charged with attempted murder tried to escape from jail

June 5th, 2013 10:35 am by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man arrested last week on an attempted murder charge for shooting a man in the leg climbed into a jail cell ceiling in an attempt to escape, according to court documents filed Monday.

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Police: Johnson City man dealt stolen infant formula at local consignment shops

Police: Johnson City man dealt stolen infant formula at local consignment shops

June 5th, 2013 7:57 am by Becky Campbell

Police say a man shoplifted the formula from Johnson City grocery stores.

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Judge's order ensures George Thomas will die in prison for 2007 torture-slayings

Judge's order ensures George Thomas will die in prison for 2007 torture-slayings

June 4th, 2013 9:13 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

A judge today ensured 2007 torture-slaying defendant George Thomas will die in prison for his crimes.

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Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discovered

June 4th, 2013 9:00 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A methamphetamine waste dump site described by law enforcement as Sullivan County's largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.

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Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

Racer Bloomquist accused of threats against employee

June 4th, 2013 5:44 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

Legendary Late Model dirt racer Scott Bloomquist is under investigation by the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Department for allegedly threatening to shoot or drown an employee of his Mooresburg race shop last month.

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