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Two Johnson City women charged following alleged assault

Two Johnson City women charged following alleged assault

May 7th, 2014 4:17 pm by Staff Report

Amber Williford and Jessica Griffith allegedly went to an apartment twice and, during one of those visits, got into an argument with the resident.

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Kingsport man gets 15 years in federal prison for leadership role in oxycodone and money laundering conspiracies

Kingsport man gets 15 years in federal prison for leadership role in oxycodone and money laundering conspiracies

May 7th, 2014 1:37 pm by Staff Report

Many of the pills obtained and sold within this conspiracy were obtained from Michigan, Florida and Georgia and transported back to the Eastern District of Tennessee for resale.

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Man picks up 5th DUI charge after police say he fled scene of accident

Man picks up 5th DUI charge after police say he fled scene of accident

May 6th, 2014 8:02 pm by Staff Report

Police arrested a man on his fifth charge of drunken driving after they said he told them he fled the scene of an accident.

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Shooting investigation leads to drug, assault arrest

Shooting investigation leads to drug, assault arrest

May 6th, 2014 7:59 pm by Staff Report

Police said an investigation into an alleged shooting resulted in a Kingsport man's arrest on assault and drug charges.

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Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

Crime down in the area according to TBI annual report

May 6th, 2014 7:53 pm by Nathan Baker

The TBI reported that the Washington County Sheriff's Office and the Johnson City and Jonesborough police departments all saw declines in crimes from 2012 to 2013

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Police Blotter: Dollar General disarray, a case of customer disservice, and more

Police Blotter: Dollar General disarray, a case of customer disservice, and more

May 6th, 2014 6:18 pm by Staff Report

Also inside: Dropping bombs in the bathroom, a short attention span, and more!

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Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

Meth lab suspected in Carter County explosion

May 6th, 2014 12:53 pm by John Thompson

Neighbors told the investigators they had seen a man run from the burning shed with his pants on fire from the knees down. The neighbors said the man was attempting to put the fire out by beating the flames with his hands.

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Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

Police: Man was intoxicated when he burned infant's face with cigarette

May 6th, 2014 10:32 am by Staff Report

Johnson City police reportedly responded to a home on an unrelated domestic call when they noticed the burn on the 9-month-old child's face.

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UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

UPDATE: Escaped Greene County inmate captured

May 6th, 2014 10:18 am by Staff Report

Shelton, who escaped from the Greene County Workhouse on May 3, was taken into custody Tuesday morning in Pigeon Forge.

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Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

Knox deputy accused of choking UT student was subject of previous complaint

May 6th, 2014 9:15 am by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News Sentinel

Seventeen months ago, Patricia Mesa made her own excessive force complaint with KCSO after an off-duty Frank Phillips pointed a gun at her husband and allegedly made racist comments to the couple in an incident in Grainger County.

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