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Former Unicoi County sheriff Harris’ charges officially dropped

Former Unicoi County sheriff Harris’ charges officially dropped

August 28th, 2013 4:07 pm by Brad Hicks

ERWIN — District Attorney General Tony Clark previously said he intended to request dismissal of the charges former Unicoi County sheriff Kent Harris had not yet been prosecuted on. On Monday, dismissal of these charges became official.

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More Appalachian Fairground arrests: Wanted federal fugitive captured, juvenile accused of marijuana sales

More Appalachian Fairground arrests: Wanted federal fugitive captured, juvenile accused of marijuana sales

August 28th, 2013 3:52 pm by Becky Campbell

A Johnson City man charged with multiple counts of statutory rape for having sex with a 17-year-old runaway at the Appalachian Fairgrounds was just one of several people charged with crimes during the six-day annual event.

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Carter Co. Sheriff's deputy says man who left scene of accident found carrying pot plants

Carter Co. Sheriff's deputy says man who left scene of accident found carrying pot plants

August 28th, 2013 3:25 pm by John Thompson

Deputy James Stevens was searching for a man who had reportedly just left the scene of an accident on the Elizabethton Highway near Sinking Creek Baptist Church.

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3 found guilty in horse cruelty case

3 found guilty in horse cruelty case

August 28th, 2013 2:25 pm by Becky Campbell

Three people arrested in July on multiple horse cruelty charges were found guilty after a trial in Washington County General Sessions Court this week.

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Woman shot in Jonesborough arrested on assault charge

Woman shot in Jonesborough arrested on assault charge

August 28th, 2013 2:23 pm by Becky Campbell

After being released from the hospital, the woman shot last week when she tried to attack her sister-in-law with a knife was arrested Tuesday, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

Jonesborough man accused of raping 14-year-old girl

August 28th, 2013 2:09 pm by Becky Campbell

Michael Joseph Clay was charged with four counts of aggravated statutory rape.

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Police: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

Police: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

August 28th, 2013 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd, NET News Service

A Kingsport man lied about his identity to avoid arrest and then threatened an officer while being booked in jail, according to a police report.

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White man poses as black man in failed East Tennessee Jail escape attempt

White man poses as black man in failed East Tennessee Jail escape attempt

August 28th, 2013 10:57 am by Chattanooga Times Free Press

The man claimed to be another inmate who was set to be released.

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Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

Driver survives plunge down Carter Co. ravine, charged with DUI

August 28th, 2013 10:40 am by John Thompson

The driver of a 1999 Ford F-250 survived a 250-foot drop from U.S. Highway 19E not far from the Carter-Sullivan County line on Tuesday afternoon.

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Beer can heaved at mower near Opie Arnold Road; two charged after mower overturns

Beer can heaved at mower near Opie Arnold Road; two charged after mower overturns

August 28th, 2013 8:47 am by Becky Campbell

A state contract mower overturned his John Deere tractor Monday after an irate motorist drove at him head-on, and the passenger threw a beer at him, which caused him to lose control of the machine, according to a court document filed in Jonesborough.

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