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NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

July 7th, 2014 10:05 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man allegedly beat his father with a tire iron Tuesday shortly after being released from jail for a disorderly conduct charge that he had been arrested on earlier that morning.

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Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

July 7th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

Andy Lane was arrested about 2:15 a.m. Sunday after police were called to the area of South Roan and West Pine streets on a suspicious person report.

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Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

July 7th, 2014 8:11 am by Staff Report

Police encountered Alana C. Lee as they went to a King Springs Road apartment complex about 9 p.m. Sunday to check on a suspicious person report.

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Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

Sheriff: Teens confessed to robbing, killing Roan Mountain man

July 6th, 2014 10:42 pm by Max Hrenda

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said two teenagers accused of murdering a 56-year-old Roan Mountain man at his home Friday have confessed to their roles in his death.

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Police: Drunken man stole city bus, left it at drug store

Police: Drunken man stole city bus, left it at drug store

July 6th, 2014 10:37 pm by Staff Report

A city man was arrested, police said, after he stole a city bus and abandoned it in a drug store parking lot.

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Man, woman arrested on meth-related charges

Man, woman arrested on meth-related charges

July 6th, 2014 10:34 pm by Staff Report

Police said two city residents were arrested on drug-related charges after they were seen sitting in a car with apparent drug paraphernalia in plain view.

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Kingsport alderman arrested on DUI charge

Kingsport alderman arrested on DUI charge

July 5th, 2014 6:21 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Kingsport alderman was arrested in Sullivan County on Friday night for allegedly driving under the influence.

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Man accused of stabbing younger brother to death in Kingsport

Man accused of stabbing younger brother to death in Kingsport

July 4th, 2014 11:15 pm by J.H. Osborne, NET News Service

A 22-year-old man is dead from stab wounds, allegedly at the hands of his 26-year-old brother, according to information released Friday morning by the Kingsport Police Department.

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Updated with mugshots: Sheriff releases details on alleged Roan Mountain murder

Updated with mugshots: Sheriff releases details on alleged Roan Mountain murder

July 4th, 2014 8:03 pm by Staff Report

The Carter County Sheriff's Department has identified a man who was found dead at his home along with the identities of two men who are suspected of killing and robbing him.

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North Carolina man arrested on check fraud charges

North Carolina man arrested on check fraud charges

July 4th, 2014 2:28 pm by Staff Report

Police said a North Carolina man was arrested after he tried to pass fraudulent checks at several Regions Bank locations in Johnson City.

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