The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.
Kingsport Police Department
Police were alerted to a disturbance at an apartment on Claremont Avenue, where a responding officer could hear a woman inside screaming, "I'll kill you." The residents, who are dating, each emitted a strong odor of alcohol when interviewed. The woman said the man hit her twice in the face; he said she had struck him in the head with a cup. Both claimed they acted in self-defense. Both were arrested for domestic assault.
A warrant was served on a resident of Oakland Street, charging him with ID theft, forgery and felony theft. He reportedly stole four checks from his father, cashing them in for more than $1,500.
Sullivan County Sheriff's Office
Police were called over an 11-year-old Kingsport girl refusing to go to school. Forty minutes later, dispatch relayed that she "is a fighter... it took two officers to get her to school."
During a dispute over a banana tree and a shovel, one Bluff City neighbor threatened to blow another's head off.
A parent told police that their daughter, 15, was "sneaking out" to see a teenage boy "on house arrest."
Dispatch was alerted to a woman at a Kingsport residence who "keeps trying to fight everyone ... hit many people."
A resident of Bristol Caverns Highway alerted police to a possible theft in progress. He said a pair of "younger guys" in a pickup truck were going up and down the road with a fish net, attempting to catch his neighbor's roosters and chickens. When police arrived, the suspects had already left the area.
Hawkins County Sheriff's Office
A Rogersville woman reported vandalism and trespassing, as "someone" has been camping in her backyard, and screws are missing from an air conditioner.
A Mooresburg man called police on his neighbor, saying they hadn't returned a weedeater he let them borrow five days prior.
A Whitesburg woman, 75, told police that her son had received two harassing text messages. The sender allegedly claimed to be a loan company attempting to repossess his car. When contacted by police, the suspect said he'd stop sending the messages and that he was just "trying to play a joke on her son."
A deputy was called to the Dollar General in Church Hill, where a woman claimed to have been followed to the business by a neighbor. While at the store, the neighbor threatened to have the complainant's son, 11, expelled for, "spreading rumors at school." Meanwhile, the suspect told police she was just trying to have a "mother to mother conversation." The responding officer took no action.
Wise County Sheriffs' Office
A county resident reported a burglary, with only a nightgown and bath brush stolen.
An Appalachia woman told dispatchers that a female had stolen her lips and several other "body parts." She wanted an officer to speak with the suspect, hoping to at least recover her swiped belly button.