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The week in crime

Staff reports • Jul 20, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Here is a collection of the top crime stories from the past week.

Woman charged with DUI in Kingsport crash

A motorist who struck a utility pole in Kingsport has been arrested by police, who say prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia were located in her totaled vehicle.

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Three arrested after police find bloody woman crawling for help

Three Kingsport residents have been arrested after a battered woman was spotted crawling to a door for help — directly behind the back of her father, who was telling officers nothing was wrong.

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Woman arrested in alleged Kingsport home invasion

A Kingsport resident's unsolicited visitor led to a late Monday night arrest, as he was reportedly awakened by an unknown woman standing in his bedroom.

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Hawkins authorities seize drugs, guns, stolen property in raid on former Amen Chassis Works shop

A Hawkins County machine shop that has been a mecca for motorcycle-design enthusiasts for more than a decade was raided Monday morning by police searching for drugs, weapons and stolen property.

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Robbery suspect allegedly found with counterfit money after fleeing police

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing police shortly after he committed armed robbery, then being located the next day at a city business with nearly $1,200 in counterfeit bills.

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Kingsport teen faces 31 counts in two states stemming from Monday chase

A Kingsport teen who allegedly led police on a 30-mile, three-county chase late Monday night started the pursuit by flashing a Hawkins County deputy his middle finger.

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Woman charged with exposing Bluff City man, baby to hepatitis C

A woman has been arrested after allegedly neglecting a Bluff City baby she was left to care for, then attacking the child's irate father when he found she had passed out while drinking moonshine.

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Man arrested at park with 3-year-old son, large quantity of meds

A Hawkins County man was charged with child neglect and several drug charges Saturday night after police allegedly found him at the Rogersville City Park under the influence of drugs with his 3-year-old son and a large amount of medication.

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Ambulance requested for non-responsive dog

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.

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