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The week in crime

Staff Report • Aug 10, 2013 at 9:57 AM

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 2 through Aug. 9.1) Police say burglary, theft probable motives in Hawkins killingA Hawkins County woman was beaten so badly Monday that investigators will have to rely on an autopsy to know for certain if she was shot as well. Read more:2) Police say irate customer on drugs put Rogersville McDonald’s on ‘lockdown’The Rogersville McDonald’s restaurant went on lockdown early Monday morning when a teen, who was allegedly very high on drugs, became irate after demanding a refund on a drive-thru breakfast order that took him nearly a half hour to make. Read more:3) KPD: Barbershop owner violated sex offender registry law A Kingsport barbershop owner who offered free back-to-school haircuts during an event last week for area students was arrested by police Tuesday afternoon for violating state sex offender registry rules. Read more:4) Facebook post leads to Kingsport theft arrestThe pitfalls of sharing too much information via social media have worked in favor of Kingsport police, who located a felony theft suspect after he allegedly advertised stolen merchandise for sale on his Facebook page. Read more:5) Police: Video shows Bluff City woman beating Alzheimer's patientA Bluff City woman has been arrested after police were supplied video footage of her allegedly beating her husband, a 65-year-old sufferer of Alzheimer’s. Read more:6) Scott County teen indicted in father's murderA 15-year-old Scott County girl will be tried as an adult after she was indicted on a first-degree murder charge Monday for her alleged role in her father’s slaying. Read more:7) HCSO asks for public's help in investigation into Hawkins murderAs of Wednesday evening, Hawkins County detectives had exhausted almost all of their leads in an investigation into the murder of 48-year-old Regilla Ann Stacy, who was killed Monday. Read more:8) $11,000 worth of pocket watches stolen from Kingsport antique storeThirteen antique pocket watches have been stolen from a Kingsport store — ranging in value from $275 to $2,200 a piece — after a man browsing its wares broke into a display case. Read more:

9) Hawkins couple arrested after ‘drug-exposed children’ complaint A Hawkins County couple were arrested Tuesday after deputies allegedly found drugs and paraphernalia out in the open in a residence where two children ages 8 and 12 live. Read more:10) Sullivan County woman charged with TennCare fraudA Sullivan County woman is accused of receiving health care benefits through TennCare even though she was not eligible for the program, according to the Office of the Inspector General. Read more:

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