Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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2 charged in Elizabethton apartments drug probe

2 charged in Elizabethton apartments drug probe

September 10th, 2014 9:50 am by John Thompson

Officers of the Vice Unit executed a search warrant at Apartment D, 930 Pine Ridge Circle.

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Johnson City man charged with forging stolen checks

Johnson City man charged with forging stolen checks

September 9th, 2014 11:49 am by Staff Report

Kenneth Wade Cole was charged with six counts of check forgery, two counts of theft of property over $500 and five counts of theft of property under $500.

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In wake of great escape, Tennessee governor gets report on state's juvenile jails

In wake of great escape, Tennessee governor gets report on state's juvenile jails

September 9th, 2014 9:04 am by LUCAS L. JOHNSON II, Associated Press

Five teens remained at large after 32 escaped last week from Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville.

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3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

3 years missing: Police say remains are those of Tennessee woman Holly Bobo

September 9th, 2014 8:57 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

The remains were found Sunday in Decatur County, not far from her home in the town of Parsons.

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Police: Another man jumped from moving vehicle in Johnson City

Police: Another man jumped from moving vehicle in Johnson City

September 9th, 2014 8:44 am by Staff Report

A man jumped from a moving vehicle and ran when police tried to pull him over on Sunday and reported the vehicle stolen the next day, resulting in his arrest, police said.

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Johnson City police: Teen pointed gun in dispute over $500

Johnson City police: Teen pointed gun in dispute over $500

September 9th, 2014 8:24 am by Staff Report

An east Johnson City teen pointed a gun at another man Monday evening in a confrontation involving a cab ride and a dispute over $500 on Hamilton Street, police said.

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Police: 3rd arrest made in Dempsey's Jewelry robbery

Police: 3rd arrest made in Dempsey's Jewelry robbery

September 8th, 2014 10:32 pm by Staff Report

A third person was charged Monday with the January alleged theft of diamond rings from a city jeweler, Johnson City Police said in a news release.

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Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

Trial set for January in Johnson City slaying

September 8th, 2014 4:44 pm by Becky Campbell

Marcus Gergish, 35; Joshua Gergish, 31; and Chavez Hunter, 22, all of Johnson City, are charged with first-degree murder in the April 3, 2013, shooting death of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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Kingsport woman accused of stabbing husband during argument

Kingsport woman accused of stabbing husband during argument

September 8th, 2014 4:33 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Police were dispatched to downtown Kingsport in the early morning hours of Sept. 7 with a "be on the lookout" order for a possible drunken driver in the area.

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Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

Update: Police say Johnson City Jail escapees had help from man at motel

September 8th, 2014 4:11 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Major Garry Younger said the women ran into a man they didn't know when they walked to a motel on Mountcastle Drive and were able to convince him to give them a ride to Warren County.

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