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The week in crime

March 22nd, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

The week in crime

Woman allegedly claims devil told her to stab husband for 'worshiping' Nascar

A woman who allegedly drove her car into a church Sunday night and then stabbed her husband in the chest at the altar because he was "worshiping the NASCAR race at Bristol" also reportedly made numerous statements about her conversations with God and the devil.

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Double shooting in Sullivan leaves wife dead, husband injured

Sullivan County authorities believe a domestic situation played a role in a double shooting in Kingsport Friday afternoon that left a woman dead and her husband in critical condition.

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Drug busts yield Mexican Ice, hundreds of pills, pot, more than $10,000 in cash 

Officers with the Third Judicial Drug Task Force confiscated 10 ounces of imported Mexican "Ice" meth, as well as more than $10,000 in cash and other drugs as the result of a three-county investigation that resulted in five arrests.

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Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter and inflicting abuse that left her with a fractured skull in 2012.

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Sullivan County welfare check spurs child abuse and neglect charges

Allegedly deplorable living conditions inside a Kingsport residence — including "feces in every room," inadequate bedding for five children and a pig running free — have prompted charges of child abuse and neglect against a mother.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' drug bust underway in Scott County

Authorities in Scott County began arresting nearly 60 suspects Monday morning on over 200 charges as part of its St. Patrick's Day "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup.

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Panty raid: Man busted stealing 81 items from Victoria's Secret in Kingsport

A Knoxville man allegedly chose the wrong store — Victoria's Secret in the Kingsport Town Center — and the wrong time — as an off-duty cop was shopping with his girlfriend — to steal 59 pairs of panties and 22 yoga pants.

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Kingsport pursuit leads to drugs, 14 arrests

Kingsport police say they have apprehended a man who led them on a vehicle pursuit on Wednesday afternoon, while execution of a warrant for his arrest prompted drug charges against 13 additional individuals on Sunday.

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Kingsport man accused of robbing gas station

A Kingsport man is facing multiple felony charges after he allegedly robbed a Memorial Drive gas station while wearing a cartoon character blanket to conceal his identity.

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Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

A man who allegedly feigned interest in purchasing a car from a Kingsport dealership — and was granted permission to have his "mechanic check it out" — has been arrested three weeks after never returning the vehicle.

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