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Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

Police: Man swims across river in attempted Eastman theft

August 4th, 2014 4:40 pm by Rain Smith

A would-be automobile thief reportedly made extraordinary efforts to reach his intended target in Kingsport, swimming across the Holston River to access an Eastman parking lot.

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Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

Video: KPD seeks suspects who threw cinder block into store window

August 4th, 2014 2:01 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police are asking for the public's assistance in their investigation of an attempted burglary, when a pair of people threw a cinder block into a store window then fled as the alarm sounded.

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Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

Teen accused of robbery, sexual battery at Johnson City Walmart

August 4th, 2014 10:17 am by NET News Service

A 17-year-old boy was arrested Saturday after he tried to steal a woman's purse, injured her grandson and grabbed another child's groin in an incident at a Johnson City Walmart, police said.

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Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

Police arrest man suspected of cooking meth in grandmother's home

August 4th, 2014 9:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of cooking methamphetamine in the basement of his grandmother's home has been arrested in Hawkins County.

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Police say drunk woman got in cruiser with officers inside

Police say drunk woman got in cruiser with officers inside

August 3rd, 2014 6:19 pm by Associated Press

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police say a drunken woman tried to drive away in an unmarked police car — with two officers still inside.

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Fugitive on TBI most wanted list arrested in Morristown

Fugitive on TBI most wanted list arrested in Morristown

August 2nd, 2014 2:27 pm by Associated Press

A fugitive who was recently placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's top 10 most wanted list was captured Thursday in Morristown, WRCB-TV reported.

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This week in crime

This week in crime

August 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include a twister turning up stolen goods, a man scraping historic gravestones, a suspect wanted in a shooting that left one dead, a couple being arrested after a puppy was found in a hot car, among others

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Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

Two more Kingsport residents plead guilty to counterfeiting in federal court

August 1st, 2014 9:00 pm by Matthew Lane

Two more Kingsport residents involved in a five-person counterfeiting scheme have agreed to plead guilty to the crime in federal court. However, one of the members has filed a motion to withdraw his guilty plea

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Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

Suspects attempting felony Walmart theft escape without the merchandise

August 1st, 2014 6:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

The stolen merchandise mostly consisted of men's clothing, but also included Coleman fuel and drain cleaner, substances known for their use in the manufacture of meth.

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Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

Hawkins deputies seize 28 pot plants, still looking for owner

August 1st, 2014 6:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

The estimated street value of this marijuana, once completely matured and harvested, would have been approximately $28,000.

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