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KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

February 25th, 2015 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police have released video of a man briskly pushing a shopping cart out of Walmart, saying that he had not paid for the $900 worth of merchandise that's stuffed inside.

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Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

February 25th, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

Though many area motorists were struggling with icy roads on Tuesday, one Kingsport man allegedly upped the ante for distracted driving - crashing into a tree while under the influence, then blaming the incident on a text message.

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Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

February 25th, 2015 1:01 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police released the identity Wednesday of a man shot and killed in a convenience store parking lot last week.

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'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

February 25th, 2015 9:35 am by Jeff Bobo

It was the second time in two days that a Hawkins County sheriff's deputy encountered a motorist parked in the middle of the roadway who was allegedly intoxicated on narcotics and/or alcohol to the point of unconsciousness.

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Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

February 25th, 2015 7:56 am by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says in a news release that Brandon Davis and several other people conspired to rob drug dealers in several states, including Tennessee.

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Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

February 24th, 2015 4:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County women are facing drug trafficking charges after a tip led Hawkins County deputies to a transaction last week involving the illegal sale of prescription narcotics.

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Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

February 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Police believe alcohol fueled an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in one man being struck in the head with a hot sauce bottle and another suffering several knife wounds.

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Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

February 24th, 2015 8:07 am by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP - A Hawkins County man was allegedly caught red-handed in the middle of a house burglary Friday morning when he paused to eat a can of hot soup after filling a bag with stolen items.

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Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

February 23rd, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

As if the past week's wintry blast and icy roadways haven't kept police busy enough, some "extremely intoxicated" non-emergency 911 calls prompted three visits and arrests at a Kingsport motel.

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Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

February 23rd, 2015 8:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A recent federal court ruling in a case involving a man's death while at the Washington County Detention Center indicates Sheriff Ed Graybeal can't personally be held liable, but the county is still on the hook at this point.

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