Johnson City Press Sunday, September 21, 2014
Crime
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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2 Carter Co. women report sexual assault

2 Carter Co. women report sexual assault

September 8th, 2014 4:08 pm by John Thompson

The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating a complaint from two Garrison Hollow women that they were sexually assaulted by two men in their residence over the weekend.

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DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

DA's office yanks back plea deal in vehicular homicide case

September 8th, 2014 4:01 pm by Becky Campbell

A Telford man charged with vehicular homicide by intoxication for the 2012 traffic crash death of his fiance expected to plead to a lesser charge Monday in Washington County Criminal Court.

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Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

Mountain City man sentenced to 20 years for shootout, police chase

September 8th, 2014 3:03 pm by Staff Report

Richard Shane Mabe will be 55 years old after serving the 240-month sentence handed down by U.S. District Judge Ronnie Greer.

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Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

Police say couple held Indiana woman captive in cage

September 8th, 2014 2:13 pm by RICK CALLAHAN, Associated Press

One officer likened it to "modernized slavery."

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Police: Elizabethton woman scammed out of $26K

Police: Elizabethton woman scammed out of $26K

September 8th, 2014 2:00 pm by John Thompson

A man told her she had won $4 million and a new car and talked her into sending three blank checks to an unknown address.

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Johnson City man accused of tree-trimming scams

Johnson City man accused of tree-trimming scams

September 8th, 2014 10:13 am by Staff Report

A Johnson City man was arrested Saturday on charges that scammed several people by taking money for tree-trimming work that he never did.

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TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

TSA finds loaded gun in carry-on bag at Tri-Cities Regional Airport

September 8th, 2014 9:56 am by Staff Report

This was the fourth firearm discovered at the security checkpoint by TSA officers at Tri-Cities this year. Only one firearm was found at the checkpoint in 2013.

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Police: Johnson City man used credit card in burglary attempt

Police: Johnson City man used credit card in burglary attempt

September 8th, 2014 9:15 am by Staff Report

Jeremy D. Carson was charged with attempted aggravated burglary.

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