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Felony vandalism charge lands city woman behind bars

Felony vandalism charge lands city woman behind bars

May 8th, 2014 9:05 am by Staff Report

Woman reportedly admitted to police that she committed the vandalism because she believed the vehicle owner was sleeping with her boyfriend.

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Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

Judge bares heart in sentencing in case of vehicular homicide

May 7th, 2014 9:14 pm by John Thompson

The sentencing hearing for Micah Cates on Monday provided a rare glimpse into the heart and mind of Judge Jon Kerry Blackwood, who is familiar in the region because of the many high-profile cases he has tried but is the least-known judge in the area becau

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Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

Johnson City man gets 121-month sentence in sex case

May 7th, 2014 9:06 pm by Brad Hicks

As he spoke at his at his Wednesday sentencing hearing in U.S. District Court, Rickie Lee Hoyle Jr. admitted to Judge J. Ronnie Greer that he did send inappropriate text messages to a boy last year, but he never touched or attempted to touch the boy and d

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Pair arrested on gun, drug charges after traffic stop

Pair arrested on gun, drug charges after traffic stop

May 7th, 2014 7:29 pm by Staff Reports

Police say they've arrested two people from Kingsport after a car was pulled over Tuesday evening.

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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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