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Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

Police roundup: Stolen laptop; assault; domestic disturbance

August 20th, 2013 12:17 pm by Staff report

A roundup of local recent police activities includes the theft of a laptop computer.

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Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

Washington County Sheriff's Department files answer to family's $20 million lawsuit regarding inmate death

August 20th, 2013 11:09 am by Becky Campbell

Stewart W. Peppers, 22, died April 29 while being transported to the Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance. His family believes he was subjected to 20 minutes of being beaten, shocked by Tasers and sprayed with a chemical agent used to subdue people w

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Deputies: Roan Mountain man charged with child endangerment after meth lab found at residence

Deputies: Roan Mountain man charged with child endangerment after meth lab found at residence

August 19th, 2013 3:58 pm by John Thompson

Carter Co. authorities say two children may have been exposed to meth.

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Alleged laptop computer theft from Elizabethton McDonald's caught on surveillance

Alleged laptop computer theft from Elizabethton McDonald's caught on surveillance

August 19th, 2013 3:39 pm by Staff report

ELIZABETHTON — The Elizabethton Police Department is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a man who is suspected of stealing a laptop computer from the McDonald's Restaurant on Broad Street shortly after midnight on Aug. 12.

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Tree Streets resident charged with shooting up South Roan garage

Tree Streets resident charged with shooting up South Roan garage

August 19th, 2013 10:39 am by Becky Campbell

Johnson City police have charged a Locust Street man with shooting up a South Roan Street business near his residence last week.

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Update: Sullivan Co. Sheriff says shooting victim aimed to kill officers

Update: Sullivan Co. Sheriff says shooting victim aimed to kill officers

August 19th, 2013 9:50 am by Wes Bunch, NET News Service

Wayne Anderson says a man fatally shot while attempting to flee a Bluff City traffic crash, hitting two officers and a firefighter's pickup with his car, posed an immediate threat to both law enforcement and the community at large.

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Sears sales associate charged with embezzlement

Sears sales associate charged with embezzlement

August 18th, 2013 6:34 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police arrested a Sears sales associate Saturday and charged him with embezzlement over $500.

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Man arrested in connection with robbery

Man arrested in connection with robbery

August 18th, 2013 6:31 pm by Staff Reports

Johnson City police arrested a man Sunday in connection with a Cherry Street robbery.

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Johnson City Police arrest 16-year-old on drug charges

Johnson City Police arrest 16-year-old on drug charges

August 18th, 2013 6:31 pm by Staff Reports

Following a traffic stop, Johnson City police arrested a 16-year-old boy on drug-related charges on Saturday evening.

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Victims in Jonesborough shootings identified

Victims in Jonesborough shootings identified

August 17th, 2013 10:39 pm by Staff Reports

A man and woman found dead in their home in the Leesburg community of west Jonesborough on Friday were identified Saturday night by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.

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