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The week in crime

February 1st, 2014 10:08 am by Staff Report

The week in crime

NFL player arrested in Kingsport last weekend
A National Football League player was arrested in Kingsport last weekend for public intoxication.

Gang colors cited in Kingsport assault arrests
Five people have been arrested after a Kingsport woman feared they were on a "killing mission" to her home, spurred by her child's wearing blue to the Bristol home of his father, an alleged Bloods gang member loyal to the color red.

KPD seeks help in locating suspect in credit card theft
The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a female who used a stolen Lowe's credit card.

Former Kingsport resident charged with sexually exploiting minors
A Northeast Tennessee man has been indicted on more than six dozen counts of sex crimes against minors, stemming from the alleged discovery of child porn while he was previously living in Kingsport.

Wise County man pleads guilty in toddler's beating death
Juwan Moore will serve life in prison after pleading guilty Thursday to capital murder in the 2012 death of a 2-year-old girl in Wise County.

Southwest Va. man faces 60 years for child porn
 A Southwest Virginia man faces over 60 years in prison after pleading guilty in Lee County Circuit Court to more than a dozen child pornography-related charges.

Kingsport official charged with DUI in Bristol
Kingsport's director of Community and Government Relations was arrested early Friday for allegedly driving under the influence.

FTA warrant leads HCSO to large stash of marijuana, cash and ‘gravel’
Hawkins County deputies attempting to arrest a man Sunday for failure to appear in court ended up taking six people to jail and allegedly seizing three pounds of marijuana, “gravel,” more than $3,500 in cash and drug sale ledgers.

Kingsport man allegedly threatens neighbors with gun
A Kingsport man is accused of trying to break through his neighbor’s door and pointing a rifle barrel through a crack to “blow someone’s head off.”

Video: Man robs Kingsport store, beats clerk with broom
A man with a grocery bag on his head robbed a Kingsport gold buying business on Friday night, attacking the clerk with a broom before making away with cash and jewelry.




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