Johnson City Press Saturday, November 29, 2014
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The Police Blotter returns with tales of God's country, an occupational hazard and more

The Police Blotter returns with tales of God's country, an occupational hazard and more

September 12th, 2014 9:23 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Getting mugged, a legal lesson and more!

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Bluff City man charged with sexual battery of 11-year-old boy

Bluff City man charged with sexual battery of 11-year-old boy

September 12th, 2014 4:46 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

William Kevin Kennedy, 19, was indicted Tuesday by a Sullivan County grand jury.

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Burglars strike Kingsport church

Burglars strike Kingsport church

September 12th, 2014 2:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Nearly $4,000 worth of electronics have been stolen from a Kingsport church, with entry for the burglary apparently made through the roof of the building.

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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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