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This week in crime

This week in crime

April 25th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week's stories include the feds sentencing three Wise County residents, a woman recounting an alleged sexual attack, a Sullivan County couple being dismembered.

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Double murder suspect appears in court

Double murder suspect appears in court

April 24th, 2015 8:00 pm by Nathan Baker, NET News Service

A Carter County man accused of killing a Sullivan County couple and dismembering and burning their bodies made a brief appearance in court Friday and received a court-appointed attorney.

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KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

KPD: Woman swindles TennCare to peddle pills

April 24th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

The search of a Kingsport home has led to more than 100 oxycodone pills, drug money and bartered food stamps, according to police, along with the arrest of a senior citizen who defrauded the state's health care system to obtain her goods.

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Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

Update: 9- and 11-year-old arrested in Friday bomb threat, five arrests overall

April 24th, 2015 10:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Another juvenile is in custody for a third bomb threat at a Kingsport middle school while an elementary school was being evacuated for yet another bomb threat, marking four such incidents in the last three days.

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Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

Drug deal cited in dismembering of Kingsport couple

April 24th, 2015 7:24 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

A four-month-long missing person investigation into the disappearance of Arthur Gibson, 36, and Amber Terrell, 22, ended Wednesday with Eric James Azotea facing two charges of first-degree murder.

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New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

New law would mean end to speed cameras in Mount Carmel, Bluff City

April 23rd, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Mount Carmel police Chief Jeff Jackson is hoping traffic lights will have the same effect of slowing down traffic on Highway 11-W that the speed enforcement cameras have had, especially if the cameras are removed in two years.

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Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

Bodies of missing Sullivan Co. couple located, murder suspect arrested

April 23rd, 2015 3:21 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - After a four-month investigation, authorities have found the bodies of a missing Sullivan County couple in a house in the Pinecrest Community off the Milligan Highway, resulting in first-degree murder charges.

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Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

Update: 2 days, 3 bomb threats at Kingsport school

April 23rd, 2015 2:39 pm by Rain Smith

Approximately one hour after Kingsport police sent a press release announcing felony charges against two juveniles for bomb threats, emergency responders were called back to John Sevier Middle School for the third time in 25 hours.

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Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

Kingsport man charged in Lynn Garden stickup

April 23rd, 2015 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police have made an arrest in December's armed robbery of a Kingsport gold buying business, with the suspect also facing kidnapping charges for allegedly tying up a clerk in the bathroom.

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Hawkins shooting suspect indicted on drug trafficking charges

Hawkins shooting suspect indicted on drug trafficking charges

April 23rd, 2015 9:05 am by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hawkins County man who came to the attention of police in December for allegedly shooting at his neighbors was indicted Monday on multiple drug trafficking charges.

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