The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.
Sullivan County Sheriff's Office
An apartment owner on Tansey Lane reported a male, 21, was riding a skateboard on the property. The caller advised she had complained about the issue before, adding that the skateboarder's parents have also "caused problems."
A suspicious vehicle was reported on Rachels Way in Piney Flats, where the driver allegedly exited his car and was "shaking his fists at the sky,"
A man on Acorn Court reported his keys were stolen by an ex-girlfriend, who drove away saying he could "come and get them." She later returned in her vehicle, throwing the keys out the window when she passed.
A woman requested to speak with an officer due to her juvenile daughter sending pictures to a man "she isn't supposed to be talking to."
A parent told central dispatch that their son, 17, was drinking alcohol with a juvenile friend.
Police were advised of a man who allegedly keeps calling his mother, claiming his pastor "is the Antichrist."
A woman told police that she wanted her daughter, 19, removed from her residence. The mother said the teen — whom she had bonded out jail — keeps stealing items from the home.
A man on Weaver Creek Road called dispatch to advise his cousin "has Satan in him."
Kingsport Police Department
A Tranbarger Drive resident contacted police after hearing "someone kick his porch furniture."
Twice in one night officers were dispatched to an apartment on Watterson Street, where an intoxicated man allegedly kept knocking on the door. On the second trip, the suspect was found "passed out in the snow" with a pint of whiskey on his chest. When roused, he reportedly refused to get off the ground, yelled obscenities and spit at police. He was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct.
Hawkins County Sheriff's Office
A Bulls Gap man reported getting in an argument with his son. During the incident, the son, 24, allegedly used a block of wood to break out a glass on a home's rear door, prompting a physical altercation between the two men. The father, 46, said he punched his son "a few times" in the face, with his son then running around the house and breaking a second window. He allegedly fled the scene in a vehicle, with police advising the father how to pursue private prosecution. Two days later police accompanied the son to the home, so that he could remove his possessions with no further incident.
A deputy was dispatched to a fight between mother and daughter on Clicktown Road in Church Hill. The mother, 56, claimed they were arguing because her car was wrecked by her daughter, 37. Meanwhile, the daughter claimed she had asked to use a phone, at which time her mother began hitting her in the face and kicking her in the stomach. A primary aggressor could not be determined, and no police action was taken.
A Rogersville man called police due to a flooded creek, with the high waters then dragging a neighbor's trash onto his property.
Police responded to a report of an assault on Stanley Valley Road, where the alleged victim had been visiting with a friend. While at the residence, another man reportedly entered, punched the visitor in the head and accused him of sleeping with his wife. The alleged suspect had left prior to police arrival.