Johnson City Press Thursday, July 2, 2015
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Accused Tree Streets burglar picks up more charges

Accused Tree Streets burglar picks up more charges

June 18th, 2015 6:58 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City teen arrested earlier this week on a charge that he burglarized a neighbor's home picked up additional charges on Wednesday from an unrelated burglary.

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2 Johnson City men accuse each other of knife threat

2 Johnson City men accuse each other of knife threat

June 18th, 2015 6:42 pm by Staff Report

Derrick Smith and David Caldwell were each charged with aggravated domestic assault.

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Friend says accused shooter in Charleston church massacre ranted about race

Friend says accused shooter in Charleston church massacre ranted about race

June 18th, 2015 6:13 pm by MITCH WEISS, MEG KINNARD, and JACOB JORDAN, Associated Press

Nine people, including the pastor, were killed.

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Johnson City bank employee accused of embezzling expense claims

Johnson City bank employee accused of embezzling expense claims

June 18th, 2015 5:17 pm by Staff Report

Debra Ann Paton, Kingsport, was charged with theft of property over $1,000.

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Feds charge state Rep. Joe Armstrong with fraud, tax evasion

Feds charge state Rep. Joe Armstrong with fraud, tax evasion

June 18th, 2015 10:22 am by Erik Schelzig, Associated Press

Democratic state Rep. Joe Armstrong of Knoxville has been indicted on federal fraud and tax evasion charges connected to an increase in the state's cigarette tax in 2007.

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UPDATE: Charleston shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop in NC

UPDATE: Charleston shooting suspect arrested during traffic stop in NC

June 18th, 2015 9:51 am by Russ Bynum, Associated Press

An intense manhunt was under way Thursday for a young white man who joined a prayer meeting and then opened fire inside a historic black church in downtown Charleston, killing nine people, including the pastor, in what authorities called a hate crime.

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Police say Johnson City man lied about ATM card theft

Police say Johnson City man lied about ATM card theft

June 17th, 2015 4:36 pm by Staff Report

A Johnson City man falsely accused a woman of stealing his ATM card before using it at a local Walgreens, police said Wednesday, resulting in his arrest.

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Father, son charged after bloody brawl with each other in Kingsport

Father, son charged after bloody brawl with each other in Kingsport

June 17th, 2015 2:36 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Both were arrested on Monday following their release from medical care. Each was charged with aggravated assault.

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Johnson City woman indicted on child rape charge

Johnson City woman indicted on child rape charge

June 17th, 2015 9:19 am by Staff Reports

A woman who was wanted on rape charges involving a child under the age of 13 turned herself in at the Carter County Jail on Monday.

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Washington County night deputy clerks sign warrants after hours

Washington County night deputy clerks sign warrants after hours

June 16th, 2015 10:09 pm by Becky Campbell

The 20-year oversight in Sullivan County that could lead to dozens of criminal charges being dismissed isn't a problem Washington County has to worry about.

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