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The week in crime

September 14th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

The week in crime

A look back at the top crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Sept. 6 through Sept. 13.

1) Road rage incident leaves KPD looking for answers, seeking public's help

Kingsport police are seeking two motorcyclists, one who punched a mirror off a car and caused both motorcycles to wreck, for a road rage incident.

2) KPD identifies attempted murder suspect

Police have  named a suspect in an attempted murder from earlier this month, when a Kingsport man allegedly stabbed a woman multiple times in the neck and arm.

3) Driver clocked at nearly 100 mph, flees police through field

A man faces multiple charges in Sullivan County after he was reportedly clocked at nearly 100 mph on Highway 394, later  crashing as he attempted to illegally pass another motorist.

4) Three nabbed on drug charges at Rogersville public park

Hawkins County deputies nabbed three men last week who were allegedly attempting to make a drug deal involving meth at a public park in Rogersville.

5) Kingsport attempted murder suspect arrested in Kentucky

A man accused of stabbing a 64-year-old Kingsport woman multiple times — angry because she wouldn't provide more cash when he asked for "gas money" — has been apprehended in Kentucky.

6) Report of nude male results in arrest for DUI, drug possession charges

Hawkins County deputies responding to a complaint of a nude male standing beside a vehicle in the St. Clair community early Saturday morning arrested the man, partially clothed in his vehicle, on DUI and drug possession charges.

7) Scott traffic stop nets DUI, drug charges against Hawkins woman

A Tennessee woman is facing several charges for alleged drunk driving and drug possession following a routine traffic stop last week  in Gate City.

8) Hawkins Jail visitor becomes inmate following marijuana bust

Hawkins County deputies allegedly seized 18 grams of marijuana Friday afternoon from a Surgoinsville woman who’d apparently come to the Hawkins County Jail with a friend on visitors day.

9) Court reporter sentenced for obstructing federal investigation

 A Southwest Virginia television station owner and court room reporter was sentenced to over a year in prison during an appearance Tuesday in federal court in Abingdon.  

10) 19 dead rabbits found at abandoned Hawkins house

A Hawkins County woman reportedly found 19 dead rabbits at a home in the Clinch Valley community late last month after they were apparently abandoned a month ago by the most recent resident.

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