Johnson City Press Thursday, March 5, 2015
Crime
2 arrested after police chase, crash in Johnson City

2 arrested after police chase, crash in Johnson City

February 20th, 2015 9:53 am by Staff Report

One of the two already was wanted on another charge.

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Crime Elizabethton
Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

Watauga man arrested minutes after armed robbery in Elizabethton

February 19th, 2015 5:10 pm by John Thompson

Brian Kimbre was charged with aggravated robbery, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, and possession of schedule VI drug.

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News Crime Local News
Don't get bilked by newspaper subscription scam from 'Life Giving Memories'

Don't get bilked by newspaper subscription scam from 'Life Giving Memories'

February 19th, 2015 4:48 pm by Staff Report

Our circulation department has received reports from several area residents of a scam involving newspaper sales.

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Update: Johnson City police searching for shooting suspect; man shot, killed outside convenience market

Update: Johnson City police searching for shooting suspect; man shot, killed outside convenience market

February 19th, 2015 7:00 am by Becky Campbell

According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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News Crime Regional & National
Reward offered for info on Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper's barn fires

Reward offered for info on Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper's barn fires

February 18th, 2015 3:21 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A reward up to $1,500 has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the arson.

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News Crime Regional & National
Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

Tenn. man charged with defrauding donors to Newtown school charity

February 17th, 2015 9:18 pm by Associated Press

A man who created a charity to benefit those affected by the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School has been arrested on allegations that he took most of it for himself, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

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Crime Off the Wall News
Off the Wall News: Pickle vs. tree

Off the Wall News: Pickle vs. tree

February 17th, 2015 3:14 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A bizarre incident involving a Kingsport woman, orange spray paint, a vandalized tree and a broken window resulted in aggravated burglary and felony vandalism charges.

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Crime
Deputies track down man accused of chasing wife through Kingsport

Deputies track down man accused of chasing wife through Kingsport

February 17th, 2015 2:51 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Shawn L. Botkin had been wanted for two months.

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News Crime Regional & National
Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

Tenn. lawmaker operated hog farm without proper permits

February 17th, 2015 1:16 pm by Associated Press

A Republican lawmaker from northwestern Tennessee operated his hog farm without proper state permits, and an inspector said he was discouraged by upper management from enforcing violations.

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Crime
Downtown argument leads Johnson City police to wanted Elizabethton woman

Downtown argument leads Johnson City police to wanted Elizabethton woman

February 17th, 2015 8:59 am by Staff Report

Brittney M. Stines was charged with two counts of credit card fraud and forgery.

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