Ambulance requested for non-responsive dog

Rain Smith • Jul 16, 2013 at 9:03 AM

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

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

July 11

A Bristol man reported that he returned home after spending time in jail, finding his washer and dryer, computer and food had been stolen.

July 12

Dispatch was advised of a reckless vehicle traveling Weaver Pike. The caller said the driver and a passenger were "passing a beer over the baby riding between them," but did not believe the driver was intoxicated.

The owner of a Blountville campground requested that some campers be removed, due to their persistent fighting.

July 13

One man allegedly hit another with a shovel on Booher Lane.

An unwanted guest was at a residence on Barger Hollow Road, with the caller saying the person, "usually vandalizes things."

Wise County Sheriff's Office

July 10

A Coeburn woman requested that EMS respond to treat her non-responsive dog, after it wrapped its leash around some bushes and nearly, "hung herself." Dispatch referred the caller to a vet's office, telling her an ambulance would not be dispatched to treat an animal.

July 13

A burglar allegedly ate "all the food" at a Coeburn residence, then made away with the homeowner's cat. The victim asked that police respond, "to finger print the place for clues."

Hawkins County Sheriff's Office

July 11

A Rogersville woman reportedly hit her husband in the face during an argument, so he pushed her down and placed his hands around her neck. Both were arrested for domestic assault.

Police responded to a vandalism complaint on Jackson Road, where a woman had been evicted from a mobile home. "I could not go past the door," reads and officer's report, "due to animal feces and a strong odor."

July 13

A man claimed someone entered property he owned in Rogersville, burning a trash pile that he had accumulated. He said the bonfire was likely lit with fuel from his tractor, where he found a hose had been cut away.

Kingsport Police Department

July 11

While investigating an alleged burglary at an apartment on University Boulevard, the suspect reportedly "became irate" and "aggressively approached" an officer. Upon demanding to be arrested he was handcuffed and detained, then started pulling away from police and screaming obscenities. After being placed in a squad car he banged his head against the window multiple times, then was transported to jail on charges of resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, trespassing and simple assault

July 12

Police responded to a single vehicle crash at the intersection of May Avenue and Wampler street, finding the female driver to be "disoriented" and "incoherent." She claimed a dog had run out in front of her vehicle, causing her to lose control. She initially denied taking any medication, then admitted to taking, "something for migraines that my son gets from his doctor." Following field sobriety tests she was arrested for DUI and transported to the city jail. While being booked she allegedly became combative, hitting a corrections officer in the shoulder. She was additionally charged with simple assault.

Dispatch was alerted to a 10-year-old boy inside a vehicle on Fort Henry Drive, "slapping" and yelling at his mother.

July 13

A woman at Walmart on Fort Henry Drive reportedly loaded her shopping cart with more than $700 in clothing, then attempted to wheel it out of the store without paying. She was stopped by loss prevention and charged with felony shoplifting.

Police responded to a Gravely Road residence, where a divorced couple continue to live together. When the man told his ex-wife that she needed to choose between him and his nephew, according to a police report, the woman chose his nephew. This led to a physical altercation between the men, 66 and 60-years-old, and the nephew ultimately breaking a walking stick over his uncle's head. He was arrested for aggravated domestic assault.

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