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Juvenile cited in auto burglary

Juvenile cited in auto burglary

August 4th, 2014 10:15 am by Staff Report

Witnesses chased two juvenile suspects

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Six kids accused of ransacking Johnson City apartment; 3 accused of setting fire to stolen backpack

Six kids accused of ransacking Johnson City apartment; 3 accused of setting fire to stolen backpack

August 4th, 2014 9:49 am by Staff Report

Six children ages 9-11 were cited Sunday on charges that they burglarized a Johnson City apartment while three of them were charged with setting fire to a stolen backpack near the complex.

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Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

August 4th, 2014 8:04 am by Staff Report

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he tried to steal a woman's purse, injured her grandson and grabbed another child's groin in an incident at a Johnson City Walmart, police said.

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KPD investigating shooting near middle school

KPD investigating shooting near middle school

August 3rd, 2014 9:33 pm by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

Police are investigating a shooting that left one man wounded in East Knoxville on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

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SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

SCSO searching for Kingsport man after meth bust at his grandmother's home

August 1st, 2014 9:16 pm by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

A Sullivan County man is facing felony drug charges after a methamphetamine lab, which he allegedly was operating out of his grandmother's home, was found.

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JCPD warns of potential scam artist claiming to be police officer

JCPD warns of potential scam artist claiming to be police officer

August 1st, 2014 5:49 pm by Staff Report

Police issued a warning to local business owners of a potential scam artist who may be trying to retrieve their clients' personal information by claiming to be a police officer.

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Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

Inmate charged with killing fellow prisoner at Tennessee prison

August 1st, 2014 11:16 am by Staff Report

The TBI called the incident gang-related.

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SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

SW Virginia woman faces felony charges for allegedly leaving baby in hot car

August 1st, 2014 9:22 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Abuse and neglect of a child with reckless disregard for life is considered a Class 6 felony, punishable by up to five years in prison and a $2,000 fine.

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Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

Man who 'scraped' historic tombstones to post photos online facing felony charge

August 1st, 2014 9:09 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

The charge carries a possible penalty of one to two years in prison.

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Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

Diversion granted in crash death after Suboxone debate

July 31st, 2014 9:27 pm by Becky Campbell

Thursday's sentencing hearing for a Washington County woman who pleaded guilty to felony reckless endangerment in a 2009 traffic crash death nearly turned into a trial about Suboxone for medication-assisted therapy to get people off opiates.

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