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Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

June 29th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Attempts to get sister jailed prompts woman's own arrest

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

Hawkins County Sheriff's Office

June 25


Police were requested to conduct a welfare check at a residence on Bear Hollow Road. Upon arrival a man ran from the yard, with an officer giving chase and apprehending him in a nearby wooded area. Meanwhile, other officers conducting the welfare check located four marijuana plants inside a bucket behind the man's residence, prompting his arrest.

Police responded to a Rogersville domestic disturbance, spurred by a woman "yelling and arguing" at her husband about cleaning the house. They voluntarily separated for the day and police took no action.

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

June 25


Reedy Creek Road residents reported the ex-girlfriend of an acquaintance showed up at their home at 10 a.m. She was told that she wasn't welcome and needed to leave, but returned to the home at 10 p.m. Once again she was told to depart. At 2:30 a.m., the unwanted visitor was spotted sitting outside on the property, at which time a fight erupted. The female resident claimed the other woman "rushed her" — grabbing her by the hair, pushing her into a wall and punching her in the face. The suspect then left on foot, with the alleged victim wishing to pursue charges.

A man visited a property he had recently purchased in Bluff City, finding a tree had been cut down without his permission. He named a previous tenant as a suspect.

During a dispute at a mobile home park on the Bristol Caverns Highway, a woman kept "walking by" a neighbor's residence and, "calling him names." The complainant told dispatch he, "is standing his ground" — will have her "locked up" if she continues harassing him.

Dispatch was alerted to a suspicious woman in a subdivision off of Highway 126, "asking religious and personal questions, and questions about children in the neighborhood."

Kingsport Police Department

June 24

A woman was arrested on a warrant for larceny, ID theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. The charges stemmed from an August 2013 police report filed by her ex-boyfriend, stating she had opened "several" accounts in his name at an East Stone Drive clothing store.

Police served a warrant on a woman at a playground on Stonegate Road. The previous week she had called 911 multiple times on her sister, claiming the woman has a no contact order with her own children, but is in their presence. A subsequent check found her claims against her sister weren't true; the alleged suspect was not with the children. However, the complainant continued to call and report the non-existence infraction on her sister. Phone records were pulled to identify the suspect as placing the calls, but she continued to deny doing so. She is charged with false reporting and harassment through police.

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