Johnson City Press Tuesday, September 2, 2014
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City man arrested for being habitual motor offender

City man arrested for being habitual motor offender

March 30th, 2014 3:54 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend on charges of driving while being a habitual motor offender.

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UPDATE: Cyclist hit by suspected drunken driver in stable condition

UPDATE: Cyclist hit by suspected drunken driver in stable condition

March 29th, 2014 10:03 pm by Staff Reports

Mountain States Health Alliance personnel said an Elizabethton man who was struck by a car while riding his bicycle is in stable condition.

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Figures show Johnson City crime down

Figures show Johnson City crime down

March 29th, 2014 9:15 pm by Becky Campbell

Johnson City Police Chief Mark Sirois is well aware of the crime, and its severity, in the downtown area of late, but he wants residents to know overall crime is down compared to last year and most violent crimes are not random.

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Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

March 29th, 2014 5:36 pm by Wes Bunch, Net News Service

A Gray man is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Sullivan County church where he served as treasurer.

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Police say man arrested on drug charges after eluding traffic stop efforts

Police say man arrested on drug charges after eluding traffic stop efforts

March 29th, 2014 3:15 pm by Staff Report

Police said they found drugs in the possession of a Johnson City man who eluded police pursuit twice in the last month.

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KPD seeks aid in locating suspected armed robber

KPD seeks aid in locating suspected armed robber

March 29th, 2014 2:24 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are asking for the public's assistance in locating a man who allegedly robbed a 71-year-old man at gunpoint.

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Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

Court date put off for Unicoi couple in moonshining case

March 29th, 2014 8:20 am by Brad Hicks

The couple accused of manufacturing moonshine behind their Unicoi home is scheduled to be back in court in the summer.

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Crime Police Blotter
Police blotter: A bruising beggar, the case of the sticker-stalker, and more

Police blotter: A bruising beggar, the case of the sticker-stalker, and more

March 28th, 2014 5:55 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: A botched smuggling attempt, the great plastic owl theft, and more!

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Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

Police: Sullivan County woman arrested after staging rape

March 28th, 2014 11:33 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police say the woman lied about being raped and took extraordinary measures to stage the fake crime, all in an attempt to win back her ex-boyfriend.

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Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

Bluff City traffic stop turns into police chase, crash in Elizabethton

March 28th, 2014 10:52 am by Staff Report

After being stopped by an officer in Bluff City, a man reportedly took off, leading authorities on a chase that ended in a crash on Hwy. 19E.

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