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Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

Johnson City police: Blue Plum burglar charged with assaulting, coercing 14-year-old accomplice

October 17th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff Report

An 18-year-old man charged in June with burglarizing a vehicle during downtown Johnson City's Blue Plum Festival has been arrested again on charges that he assaulted his juvenile co-defendant in the case after threatening him in a coercion attempt.

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Police: Johnson City man ran from traffic stop after speeding in stolen SUV

Police: Johnson City man ran from traffic stop after speeding in stolen SUV

October 17th, 2013 9:09 am by Staff Report

Joseph Griffith was stopped for speeding in a Chevrolet Blazer on West Market Street about 10:45 p.m. Wednesday.

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2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

2 women charged after Johnson County store robbery

October 16th, 2013 4:19 pm by Staff Report

Both were arrested in Damascus, Va., after a traffic stop.

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Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

Elizabethton police want help on SUV burglary at Walmart

October 16th, 2013 3:54 pm by Staff Report

Police said the store's security camera shows the man entering the 1995 Ford Explorer and stealing a smartphone.

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DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

DA, TDEC file injunction against Roto Rooter owner over alleged Johnson City sewage dumping

October 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell

The lawsuit claims that despite a cease and desist order, the business has continued to engage in "underpermitted pumping and disposal of sewage."

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Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

Tennessee woman charged with starving puppy

October 16th, 2013 2:25 pm by Associated Press

A Tennessee woman has been charged with animal cruelty after officials say she chained a puppy to a tree and allowed him to starve to death.

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Update: Johnson City man jumps on hood of car to avoid being hit; Kingsport woman charged

Update: Johnson City man jumps on hood of car to avoid being hit; Kingsport woman charged

October 16th, 2013 7:03 am by Staff Reports

Police said the woman nearly struck the man with her vehicle before knocking down a concrete wall late Tuesday.

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Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

Update: Call about threats leads police to weapons, drugs in Johnson City apartment

October 15th, 2013 4:14 pm by Staff Report

After responding to a call about a disturbance at a Johnson City apartment early Tuesday morning, Johnson City police arrested two men on weapons and drug charges.

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Jealous husband accused of threatening wife with bat

Jealous husband accused of threatening wife with bat

October 15th, 2013 3:52 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Sullivan County man was arrested on aggravated assault charges after he accused his wife of having an affair and said he had beat up her lover with a baseball bat, according to a police report.

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Sheriff: Drugs, tobacco, chewing gum found in Washington County jail inmate's 'pelvic region'

Sheriff: Drugs, tobacco, chewing gum found in Washington County jail inmate's 'pelvic region'

October 15th, 2013 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Tasha Nicole Hale, 26, reported to the jail on late Friday to serve 15 days on a previous charge.

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