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Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

Johnson City police awarded grant to add SRO positions

September 27th, 2013 9:04 pm by Tony Casey

When Johnson City Police Chief Mark Sirois received word Friday afternoon that his department had been awarded a grant to add new school resource officer positions, he was said he couldn’t wait to get busy.

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Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

Appellate court upholds pair’s convictions in death of child

September 27th, 2013 9:01 pm by Tony Casey

A state Court of Criminal Appeals judge affirmed convictions against a Johnson City couple charged with killing their baby by child abuse, in a ruling posted Friday.

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Unicoi sheriff says arrest shows importance of SROs

Unicoi sheriff says arrest shows importance of SROs

September 27th, 2013 8:49 pm by Brad Hicks

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley said the Thursday morning arrest of an Erwin man on the grounds of Unicoi County High School reaffirmed the need for student resource officers to be stationed at each of the county’s schools.

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Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

Kittens rescued from piping outside local grocery store, animal cruelty suspected

September 27th, 2013 6:55 pm by Jennifer Sprouse

Fast action by a local grocery store’s employees and a call to Washington County-Johnson City Animal Control saved the lives of four kittens that were found stuck in piping Friday afternoon.

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Public defender appointed for teen accused in Carter County stabbing death

Public defender appointed for teen accused in Carter County stabbing death

September 27th, 2013 4:11 pm by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON - Nicholas Willen, a 15-year-old who will be tried as an adult on a second-degree murder charge was arraigned in Carter County Criminal Court on Friday.

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Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy, 14

Police: Kingsport woman arrested for sexual relationship with boy, 14

September 27th, 2013 2:20 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Stephanie Hunt, 36, was indicted earlier this week by a Sullivan County grand jury.

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Two convicted felons arrested on Johnson City drug charges

Two convicted felons arrested on Johnson City drug charges

September 27th, 2013 1:41 pm by Staff Report

Moses “Lucky” Ballard and Lomark “Boi Black” Cameron were charged with selling crack cocaine to police detectives.

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Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

Police: 2 caught making meth in Elizabethton woods near apartment complex

September 27th, 2013 10:25 am by John Thompson

Two Lynnwood Apartments residents were arrested late Thursday night on accusations that they were making meth in a wooded area behind a residence near the complex.

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Kingsport man charged with rape by JC police listed on sex offender registry

Kingsport man charged with rape by JC police listed on sex offender registry

September 27th, 2013 9:53 am by Staff report

A Kingsport man was charged with attacking and raping a woman who was walking down the road early this morning.

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Johnson City police: Drunken man fired shotgun in trailer park

Johnson City police: Drunken man fired shotgun in trailer park

September 27th, 2013 7:11 am by Staff Report

Daniel Litle, 49, 2719 S Roan St., Lot 18, was charged with felony reckless endangerment.

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