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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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Hot-headed grandma sets house on fire, cop bitten by dog

Hot-headed grandma sets house on fire, cop bitten by dog

June 3rd, 2013 11:19 am by Staff Report

“Watch your grandma,” he said. “She will burn the house down.” That’s what a man’s grandmother’s boyfriend told him when the boyfriend left a Lamont Street house to go to work.

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Shots fired after sexual advance shot down

Shots fired after sexual advance shot down

May 30th, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

KINGSPORT — Police responded to reports of shots fired at a mobile home on Orleans Road, learning the resident and a female visitor had been arguing.

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Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother, both arrested

Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother, both arrested

May 28th, 2013 4:41 pm by Rain Smith, NET News Service

Police responded to a disturbance at a mobile home on Stanley Valley Road in Hawkins County. A female resident, 54, stated she and her 24-year-old son had been arguing, "over politics" — prompting him to attempt urinating on the TV.

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