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Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

Student's 'revenge' on tobacco snitch prompts charges

August 22nd, 2013 2:13 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were called to Sullivan Central High School, where a student was punched in the head in shop class.

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Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

Assault rifle? Check. Ballistic vest? Check. Rubber gloves? Check. Knee pads? Check.

August 20th, 2013 4:43 pm by Staff Report

The case of the well-armed man prepared for anything and more in the Police Blotter.

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Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

Kingsport residents call police on exhibitionist neighbors

August 1st, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A pair of Stone Drive neighbors called police on the residents of a third home, concerned about their coupling habits. One complainant said that her friends were driving past when they saw the neighbors having sex, adding that she was worried her child wo

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Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

Suicide by cop attempt thwarted by pepper spray

July 25th, 2013 3:37 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

A Blountville woman called police on her son, 24, who became irate after she refused to give him money.

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Leapin' lizards, Batman! It's the great cage caper

Leapin' lizards, Batman! It's the great cage caper

July 2nd, 2013 11:44 am by Staff Report

Read about the missing bearded lizard and more in today's Police Blotter.

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Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

June 20th, 2013 4:08 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

42-year-old woman stuffed 48 pieces of underwear in her bags

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Methed-out man mistakes girlfriend for daughter

Methed-out man mistakes girlfriend for daughter

June 19th, 2013 2:14 pm by Staff Report

A Roan Mountain man’s hallucination after using meth made him think his girlfriend was his daughter. The girlfriend ran out of the house after the man began assaulting her and threatening to kill her.

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Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

June 17th, 2013 2:24 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

The man was told several times to watch his language and calm down, according to a police report, but continued screaming, "burn in hell." He also reached into a pocket several times, telling police he had a bomb.

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One car held for ransom, another stuck on railroad ties

One car held for ransom, another stuck on railroad ties

June 14th, 2013 2:31 pm by Staff Report

'I’m not drunk! Breathalyze me now!'

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Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey . . . a real monkey'

Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey . . . a real monkey'

June 14th, 2013 9:34 am by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police were alerted to women fighting in the parking lot of a Kingsport business "over a monkey...a real monkey." Dispatchers then learned one suspect had fled in a car with the animal: "It has been monkeyknapped."

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