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The great fish stick heist: 16-year-old charged with arson and burglary after stealing fish sticks, setting home on fire

The great fish stick heist: 16-year-old charged with arson and burglary after stealing fish sticks, setting home on fire

September 13th, 2013 4:24 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

Accelerant was poured on the floor of a back bedroom and a back entryway in the home and then ignited.

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Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

Update: Former Carter Co. resident arrested in 4 shooting deaths in Crossville area

September 13th, 2013 12:59 pm by Staff and wire reports

Jacob Allen Bennett was arrested on a parole violation in Rhea County late Thursday.

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Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

Feds sentence 7 to prison in Johnson City meth operation

September 13th, 2013 11:59 am by Staff Report

The operation included a room at the Fox Motel located on West Market Street.

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Renegade Mountain shooting victims include 3 teens

Renegade Mountain shooting victims include 3 teens

September 13th, 2013 11:55 am by Associated Press

The four people found shot to death in a car in the former Renegade Mountain resort in Cumberland County included one woman and three teenage boys.

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Long previous sentence big factor in dismissing man’s other charges in Carter  County

Long previous sentence big factor in dismissing man’s other charges in Carter County

September 13th, 2013 9:15 am by John Thompson

ELIZABETHTON — The Carter County courts have closed the book on Travis Grover Richardson, 31, and court officials don’t expect to hear from him again for 30 years.

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Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

Johnson City man arrested for possession of crack cocaine, MDMA and firearm during traffic stop

September 12th, 2013 9:04 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City man was arrested Tuesday after police reportedly located crack cocaine in his possession during a traffic stop, a Johnson City police news release said.

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Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

Man tells police 'just forget' 13 calls to 911

September 12th, 2013 4:27 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

In one hour's time, dispatch received thirteen 911 hang ups from a residence on Kingsport's Skyland Drive.

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Johnson City pizza delivery driver charged with forging receipts

Johnson City pizza delivery driver charged with forging receipts

September 12th, 2013 3:57 pm by Staff Report

Police said the deliveries took place in March 2011.

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Johnson City pharmacist draws five years probation

Johnson City pharmacist draws five years probation

September 11th, 2013 9:55 pm by Staff Reports

A Johnson City pharmacist was sentenced to five years on federal supervised probation and fined $2,500 Wednesday, according to a U.S. District Court news release.

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Johnson City police charge boy with theft, disorderly conduct

Johnson City police charge boy with theft, disorderly conduct

September 11th, 2013 3:46 pm by Staff Report

Police were called to 813 Pardee St. just after 5 p.m. for a disturbance and a felony theft investigation and found the boy nearby.

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