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The week in crime

June 8th, 2013 12:00 am by Staff Report

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 DUI

A 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 charges

A 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 minor

A 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 discovered

A 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 crash

A 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 $20K

The 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 center

Hawkins 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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