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Johnson City man sentenced to more than 17 years in child porn case

Johnson City man sentenced to more than 17 years in child porn case

September 12th, 2014 12:10 pm by Becky Campbell

Ray Sluss had more than 18,000 images of child pornography

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Police: Johnson City man stole pickup, used it for motorcycle theft

Police: Johnson City man stole pickup, used it for motorcycle theft

September 12th, 2014 11:36 am by Staff Report

Brandon L. Miller was charged with theft of property over $500 and theft of property over $1,000.

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Bluff City woman charged with credit card fraud, theft

Bluff City woman charged with credit card fraud, theft

September 12th, 2014 11:31 am by Staff Report

The woman was arrested Thursday on charges that she used another woman's credit card in Johnson City without permission.

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Police: Man left crash scene on Cherokee Road

Police: Man left crash scene on Cherokee Road

September 12th, 2014 7:27 am by Staff Report

Michael A. Penley was charged with filing a false report, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to exercise due care, and failure to comply with financial responsibility.

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Man accused of scrapping car that wasn't his

Man accused of scrapping car that wasn't his

September 11th, 2014 8:36 pm by Staff Reports

Authorities say a Piney Flats man was arrested for theft of property over $500 after he sold a vehicle that wasn't his.

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7 bullets = 15 years in prison: Judge calls for sentencing overhaul in wake of Tennessee man's case

7 bullets = 15 years in prison: Judge calls for sentencing overhaul in wake of Tennessee man's case

September 11th, 2014 4:45 pm by BRETT BARROUQUERE, Associated Press

A federal appeals court judge on Thursday called for an overhaul of federal sentencing rules after upholding the 15-year prison term of a Tennessee man convicted of possessing seven bullets.

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Wrong-way driver causes Main Street crash

Wrong-way driver causes Main Street crash

September 11th, 2014 2:45 pm by Staff Report

A wrong-way driver on West Main Street in Johnson City led to a crash Thursday afternoon that sent a toddler to an area hospital for examination.

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Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

Elizabethton police want help identifying alleged cigarette thief

September 11th, 2014 2:26 pm by John Thompson

Capt. Joy Markland, chief of the Elizabethton Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division, said the man has been going into convenience stores and requesting several cartons of cigarettes.

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Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

Erwin man found guilty in Sullivan County child porn case

September 11th, 2014 1:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Joshua D. Johnson was indicted in August 2013, just weeks after the allegations were brought to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.

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UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

UT police chief says recent sexual assault reports reflect change in federal requirements

September 11th, 2014 7:26 am by Knoxville News-Sentinel

Four sexual assaults on the Knoxville campus have been reported by local media since fall semester classes began last month. UT Police Department officials have said they do not know if the assaults are connected.

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