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Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

May 6th, 2014 7:53 pm by Nathan Baker

The TBI reported that the Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson City and Jonesborough police departments all saw declines in crimes from 2012 to 2013

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Police Blotter: Dollar General disarray, a case of customer disservice, and more

Police Blotter: Dollar General disarray, a case of customer disservice, and more

May 6th, 2014 6:18 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Dropping bombs in the bathroom, a short attention span, and more!

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Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

May 6th, 2014 12:53 pm by John Thompson

Neighbors told the investigators they had seen a man run from the burning shed with his pants on fire from the knees down. The neighbors said the man was attempting to put the fire out by beating the flames with his hands.

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Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police reportedly responded to a home on an unrelated domestic call when they noticed the burn on the 9-month-old child's face.

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UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

May 6th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Report

Shelton, who escaped from the Greene County Workhouse on May 3, was taken into custody Tuesday morning in Pigeon Forge.

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Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

May 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Seventeen months ago, Patricia Mesa made her own excessive force complaint with KCSO after an off-duty Frank Phillips pointed a gun at her husband and allegedly made racist comments to the couple in an incident in Grainger County.

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Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

Former sheriff asks judge for leniency in Hoyle case

May 6th, 2014 8:51 am by Brad Hicks

Former Unicoi County Sheriff Kent Harris has written a letter asking a U.S. Magistrate to go easy on Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr., who agreed to plead guilty earlier this year to trying to entice a minor to engage in sexual activity.

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Johnson County authorities charge two with aggravated burglary, more

Johnson County authorities charge two with aggravated burglary, more

May 5th, 2014 2:45 pm by Staff Report

According to reports, Derrick Vance, 21, of Creston, N.C., and Isaac Eaton, 22, of Highway 91 in Shady Valley, were arrested after they allegedly entered Village Apartments in a stolen vehicle, fired a weapon and fled the area.

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UPDATE: Jackson, others indicted in grand jury roundup

UPDATE: Jackson, others indicted in grand jury roundup

May 5th, 2014 2:22 pm by Becky Campbell

Jamarcus Jackson is accused of gunning down DeShaun Greer

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Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting student

Bus driver accused of sexually assaulting student

May 5th, 2014 2:16 pm by Josh Cross, The Tennessean

A Sumner County school bus driver has been arrested and fired after police say he had sexual contact with a 12-year-old female student on his bus.

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