Blotter: Woman arrested for assault with peanut butter

Rain Smith • Mar 15, 2013 at 7:56 AM

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

March 11

Staff at Colonial Heights Middle School requested that a police officer respond to "handle" an unruly student.

Police were advised of a suspicious person walking door to door on a Kingsport road, reportedly asking residents if they could come inside and take a shower.

Dispatch was alerted to a possibly drunk driver who had left a county gun shop.

A dispute was reported between neighbors on Highway 126, where one had allegedly accused the other of, "throwing trash onto her property."

A Blountville resident advised an unknown, suspicious person had driven a scooter up his driveway, "hung jewelry on a fence" and then rode away.

March 12

A motorist on Reedy Creek Road wished to speak with police about a "Camaro with no hood" that had nearly struck her vehicle head on.

A resident of Bluff City Highway claimed that a neighbor has his Golden Retriever and refuses to give it back.

A woman called police due to her child getting beat up at school. She said it's an ongoing problem.

A pair of neighbors were reportedly having a dispute over dogs killing goats.

March 13

At 6:23 a.m. police responded to a disturbance on Denton Valley Road, where a married couple admitted to drinking since the previous day. The man was angry because his wife had refused to give him his medication, and later poured beer "all over" his face. When he attempted to walk to the kitchen to get away from her, she allegedly followed and hit him "upside the head" with a jar of peanut butter. The woman — who told police she was just trying to prevent her husband from abusing his meds — was arrested for simple domestic assault.

Hawkins County Sheriff's Office

March 12

An owner of property on Hidden Valley Road filed a trespassing report, saying that an individual continues to put a dog pen on his land. He advised that the problem had been ongoing for approximately 12 years.

Kingsport Police Department

March 11

A city resident told dispatch that someone is beating on his door and refusing to identify themselves.

March 12

An I-26 motorist claimed the driver of a Honda Accord was "all over the road" while smoking marijuana.

March 13

Police were alerted to a pair of intoxicated females, with the caller saying they could "barely stay awake" inside a Fort Henry Drive store.

For past entries visit the Times-New blotter page.

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