Johnson City Press Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

Man accused of choking girlfriend at Johnson City motel

July 8th, 2014 9:12 am by Staff Report

Police were called to the Interstate Inn about 11:30 Monday night.

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DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

DA: Accused Myrtle Ave. shooter should have been in jail

July 7th, 2014 10:04 pm by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard has been in and out of jail and prison since 1999, and it looks like he might be there a while if he's convicted of the current charges against him.

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Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

Siblings arrested after chase in dad's stolen car

July 7th, 2014 9:43 pm by NET News Service

A Hawkins County brother and sister are facing numerous charges related to the theft of their father's vehicle Sunday evening, and a subsequent high-speed chase with police that included gunfire and ended in a crash.

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Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

Officer: 'Preacher' said God would strike him dead

July 7th, 2014 9:29 pm by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man who was found preaching in the middle of Main Street in Surgoinsville early Saturday morning claimed God was in him, but his arresting officer alleges that a large quantity of alcohol was in him as well.

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Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

Man charged with lighting house on fire with his baby inside

July 7th, 2014 7:11 pm by David Cobb, Chattanooga Times Free Press

A 56-year-old man is facing charges of attempted criminal homicide and aggravated arson after witnesses said he lit fire to a Hixson home with his three-month-old baby inside this weekend.

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Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

Updated: 2 arraigned on murder, robbery charges from Roan Mountain bludgeoning death

July 7th, 2014 12:35 pm by John Thompson

Anthony Lacy, 18, and Demetrice Cordell, 19, reportedly admitted to robbing and killing Danny R. Vance, whose body was found on the front porch of his home at 690 Heaton Creek Road on Friday.

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Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

Fresh from hospital, accused Myrtle Avenue killer arraigned in Jonesborough

July 7th, 2014 11:49 am by Becky Campbell

Moses A. "Lucky" Ballard used a wheelchair in Washington County Sessions Court this morning.

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NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

NE Tennessee man accused of beating dad with tire iron right after release from jail

July 7th, 2014 10:05 am by Jeff Bobo, NET News Service

A Hawkins County man allegedly beat his father with a tire iron Tuesday shortly after being released from jail for a disorderly conduct charge that he had been arrested on earlier that morning.

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Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

Johnson City police say car burglar tripped, fell during chase

July 7th, 2014 8:38 am by Staff Report

Andy Lane was arrested about 2:15 a.m. Sunday after police were called to the area of South Roan and West Pine streets on a suspicious person report.

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Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

Police: 27-year-old Johnson City woman claimed to be 16

July 7th, 2014 8:11 am by Staff Report

Police encountered Alana C. Lee as they went to a King Springs Road apartment complex about 9 p.m. Sunday to check on a suspicious person report.

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