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The week in crime

October 19th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff reports

The week in crime

Lunch lady busted after voluntarily stripping for police 

Police were called to Sullivan East High School, where a cafeteria worker was accused of stealing cash from a coworker's purse. The suspect, 29, denied having the victim's money, then told officers she'd "strip" to "prove it."

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Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

One local man was arrested for road rage after he threatened another driver with a weapon, but was met with a surprise when the other driver greeted him with a gun, according to a police report. 

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KPD seeks public's help in ID'ing woman on motorized scooter who stole television

Kingsport police are looking for a woman who stole a flat screen television with the assistance of a motorized scooter. 

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Police searching for woman who stole car, used debit card

An unidentified woman is wanted by local authorities for allegedly stealing a car from the driveway of a Kingsport home and using a debit card found inside to fund an $1,100 Walmart shopping spree.

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Man threatening wife with bat leads to aggravated assault charge

A Sullivan County man was arrested on aggravated assault charges after he accused his wife of having an affair and said he had beat up her lover with a baseball bat, according to a police report.

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Hawkins woman allegedly hits truck with buggy, falsely reports being run over

Church Hill police arrested a woman after she allegedly struck a vehicle with a shopping buggy at the Food City parking, and then told police she’d been run over.

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Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

A Hawkins County man who hooked a pre-teen girl on narcotic painkillers and then used her addiction as leverage to have sex with her was sentenced to 12 years in Friday with no chance of parole.

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Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot 

Church Hill police arrested a Kingsport woman last week who was suspected of underage alcohol consumption after the woman allegedly attempted to run.

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'Date' to Rogersville drag strip ends with ex-boyfriend's arrest 

A Grainger County man was arrested Friday night at Cherokee Raceway Park near Rogersville after his ex-girlfriend claimed she’d been taken to the drag strip against her will, possibly to be murdered and dumped. 

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Church Hill man facing multiple charges following altercation 

A Church Hill man reportedly told police he lit a firecracker during an altercation Sunday afternoon on Old Union Road, but police allegedly found a spent .22 caliber shell casing at the scene.

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