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Police: Handgun found after crash near ETSU, felon arrested

Police: Handgun found after crash near ETSU, felon arrested

April 17th, 2014 7:42 am by Staff Report

A crash on State of Franklin Road near East Tennessee State University led Johnson City police to arrest a convicted felon early Thursday morning after marijuana and a handgun were discovered in his vehicle, police said in a news release.

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Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

Two men charged in separate cases of sexual battery

April 16th, 2014 9:45 pm by Becky Campbell

Washington County sheriff's officers arrested two men last week in separate and unrelated sexual battery cases involving children.

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UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

UPDATE: One arrested after Johnson City home invasion, stolen property found in Wilson Ave. residence

April 16th, 2014 7:40 pm by Staff Reports

A police report from the Johnson City Police Department says a Murfreesboro man is accused of joining two other suspects in forcing themselves into a victim's home, threatening the victim and ransacking her belongings Tuesday morning.

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Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

Updated: Convicted felon charged with attempted murder after standoff with deputies in Limestone

April 16th, 2014 4:32 pm by Staff Report

The victim told deputies her boyfriend had assaulted her and had a shotgun. She said he made threats to kill her, himself and anyone that tried to come into the home.

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6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

6 women charged with filing 800 false tax returns

April 16th, 2014 8:04 am by Associated Press

The U.S. attorney's office in Memphis said Tuesday that the women were indicted on a total of 41 counts of conspiracy to steal government funds, stealing government funds through the filing of false income tax returns and aggravated identity theft.

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Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

Man arrested twice in two days on alcohol-related offenses

April 15th, 2014 11:17 pm by Staff Report

Last week, a Jonesborough man was arrested twice in two days and charged with seven offenses that, police said, resulted from alcohol abuse.

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TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

TBI says Knoxville attorney was swapping money, pills for sex

April 15th, 2014 2:39 pm by Jamie Satterfield, Knoxville News-Sentinel

Bruce Poston was arrested Tuesday morning.

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Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

Police: 911 caller said Johnson City man was prying open window

April 14th, 2014 4:05 pm by Staff Report

A Cherokee Road man was arrested Monday morning after he was caught leaving a residence he had just burglarized, Johnson police said in a news release.

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Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

Sheriff: 2 pounds of pot found in I-26 traffic stop, 2 charged

April 14th, 2014 3:58 pm by Staff Report

An Interstate 26 traffic stop led Unicoi County deputies to arrest a Rogersville man and his passenger Saturday after about two pounds of marijuana were found in the vehicle.

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Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

Attempted murder charge: Man accused of trying to kill Kingsport cop

April 14th, 2014 12:48 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The incident began with a report of a suspicious man on Glen Avenue and escalated into confrontation between the man and police involving Tasers, cinder blocks and bean bag blasts.

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