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The week in crime

July 13th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The week in crime

1) Kingsport man charged with attempted murder of wife

A Kingsport woman's multiple trips to the hospital — where she was eventually placed on life support with a ruptured spleen — have spurred an attempted murder charge against her husband. Read more:

2) Meth labs found at Kingsport motel

Two people are in police custody following the discovery of a methamphetamine operation at a Kingsport motel, which led to the quarantine of four rooms. Read more:

3) Kingsport teen leads police on lengthy pursuit

 A Kingsport teen was arrested in Scott County, Va., late Monday night after allegedly leading police from multiple agencies on a nearly 30-mile pursuit — striking another motorist's car and throwing items from his vehicle as he fled. Read more:

4) ‘Extremely intoxicated’ man with SKS rifle arrested after second incident

 Mount Carmel police initially opted to let an “extremely intoxicated” man in possession of an SKS rifle who had trashed his apartment “sleep it off” early Sunday morning. Read more:

5) 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. Read more:

6) Police: Scott County man severely beaten in dispute over moped

 An alleged argument over a moped sparked an assault at a Scott County residence last week that left one man seriously injured and led to the arrest of two brothers. Read more:

7) Two arrested on felony drug charges in Kingsport parking lot
 Two men face felony drug charges after they were allegedly located outside a Kingsport convenience store with marijuana packaged for resale, cocaine and syringes. Read more:

8) Police pepper spray golf club-wielding burglary suspect

A burglary suspect faces multiple charges after he allegedly assaulted officers who attempted to remove him from his hiding place under the insulation in the loft of a Kingsport house. Read more:

9) Failure to yield to police car leads to DUI charge

 A Rogersville woman learned the hard way Wednesday that you’re supposed to yield to the right when an emergency vehicle with flashing lights and siren comes up behind you. Read more:

10) Mom of Hawkins inmate among those accused in jail drug smuggling scheme

 Recordings of inmate telephone calls helped lead Hawkins County authorities to five additional people allegedly involved in a June 3 attempt to smuggle Suboxone into the jail. Read more:

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