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The week in crime

Staff Report • Jun 8, 2013 at 11:08 AM

A look back at the top crime stories of the week. A Kingsport alderman is arrested, the county's largest ever meth dump is discovered and more.

Kingsport alderman arrested for DUIA Kingsport alderman was arrested for driving under the influence over the weekend while reportedly asking officers, "Don’t you know who I am?"Call about suicide leads to first-degree murder chargesA call about a gunshot in Bristol about an apparent suicide has led to first-degree murder charges.SW Va. man charged with sexual battery of minorA Gate City man accused of sexually assaulting a minor was indicted by a Scott County grand jury Thursday on felony charges.Sullivan County's 'largest ever' meth dump site discoveredA methamphetamine waste dumpsite described by law enforcement as Sullivan County’s largest ever was discovered Tuesday afternoon in a vacant home near Bluff City.Church Hill teen charged with vehicular homicide in 2012 crashA Hawkins County teen who allegedly had bath salts, marijuana and Xanax in his system during a 2012 fatal crash was indicted Monday on one count of vehicular homicide.Theft of cash, guns and guitars from bedridden woman estimated over $20KThe Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of more than $20,000 in cash, guns and musical instruments that took place over the past year from the residence of a elderly bedridden woman in poor health.Meth lab found on same street as Bulls Gap child daycare centerHawkins County deputies arrested a Bulls Gap couple Wednesday night after allegedly finding a meth lab and meth lab components at a rental home about 600 feet from a children’s daycare center.

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