Johnson City Press Saturday, December 20, 2014
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Police: 3 girls went on shoplifting spree in Johnson City mall

Police: 3 girls went on shoplifting spree in Johnson City mall

December 17th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

Three girls were arrested Tuesday on charges that they shoplifted from two stores in the Johnson City mall. Four other mall stores also were hit in the spree, police said, but their managers declined to prosecute.

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Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight that included pipe bomb

Bluff City man sentenced to 46 months for involvement in fight that included pipe bomb

December 17th, 2014 4:17 pm by Matthew Lane, NET News Service

Lesley Aaron Cole was arrested by the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office in January 2013 and charged with attempted murder, five counts of aggravated assault and possession of a pipe bomb.

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Judge orders attorneys to move Holly Bobo murder case forward

Judge orders attorneys to move Holly Bobo murder case forward

December 17th, 2014 4:00 pm by TRAVIS LOLLER, Associated Press

Months after two men were charged with kidnapping and murdering a 20-year-old Tennessee nursing student, their attorneys say they have not seen any evidence linking their clients to the crime.

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Police: Witness saw man carrying TV stolen in Johnson City apartment burglary

Police: Witness saw man carrying TV stolen in Johnson City apartment burglary

December 17th, 2014 9:47 am by Staff Report

Frederick Heath was charged with two counts of aggravated burglary following the incidents at his own apartment complex, The Heights at 1301, formerly known as Campus Ridge.

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Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

Carmike chain cancels Rogen film showings after vague threat from hackers

December 17th, 2014 7:03 am by LINDSEY BAHR, Associated Press

Carmike Cinemas has decided to cancel its planned showings of "The Interview" in the wake of threats against theatergoers by the Sony hackers.

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Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

Elizabethton man arraigned on 63 charges of child sex abuse

December 16th, 2014 9:38 pm by John Thompson

A man who had been indicted twice by a Carter County grand jury on sexual exploitation charges of minors had his initial appearance in Carter County Criminal Court last week on 63 of the charges.

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EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

EPD: Shoplifting claim led to drug investigation, 4 felony arrests

December 16th, 2014 9:10 pm by Max Hrenda

Police said an investigation that resulted in an escape from a parking lot and four felony arrests began with an allegation of shoplifting last week.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner in Mountain City

December 16th, 2014 6:22 pm by Staff Report

A Northeast Correctional Complex prisoner has been charged of killing another inmate and tampering with evidence, according to state agents.

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2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

2 Boone, N.C., teens charged with Johnson City shoplifting

December 16th, 2014 2:04 pm by Staff Report

Police said the pair took 19 cosmetics items with a total of $597 from JCPenney.

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NE Tennessee dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

NE Tennessee dentist facing TennCare fraud, unlawful prescription charges

December 16th, 2014 11:45 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

He's known for a massive array of Christmas lights in front of his home every holiday season.

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