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Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

February 9th, 2014 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Debra Sue Rogers was charged with smuggling drugs into the Hawkins County Jail while reporting to begin serving a sentence for smuggling drugs into jail.

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Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

February 9th, 2014 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the women is charged with TennCare fraud for obtaining prescription drugs using a fraudulent prescription, and the other person is charged with TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping.”

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JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

February 8th, 2014 1:24 pm by NET news service

Police have charged a North Carolina woman with stealing more than $90,000 worth of rings from a Johnson City jewelry store, and more arrests are expected.

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Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

February 8th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.

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Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

February 8th, 2014 12:35 am by Wes Bunch

BLOUNTVILLE — Larry Allen Stumbo, 24, was taken into custody around 10 p.m. in a wooded area behind the Crown Plaza Shopping Center, located on Highway 394. His arrest came after he allegedly broke into a Blountville home earlier Friday night.

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Big Stone Gap man sentenced in trio of burglaries

Big Stone Gap man sentenced in trio of burglaries

February 7th, 2014 10:26 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Devan Wayne Statzer, 26, 140 Huff Farm Road, located in the Lee portion of Big Stone Gap, was given a 12-year sentence with six years suspended by Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore.

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Kingsport police searching for suspect in series of felonies

Kingsport police searching for suspect in series of felonies

February 7th, 2014 7:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Rodney Ray “Baby Ray” Gilbert. Gilbert is wanted on charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery, three counts of auto burglary, two counts of theft over $1,000 and two counts of felony vandalism.

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KPD seeking information on shoplifting suspects

KPD seeking information on shoplifting suspects

February 7th, 2014 6:47 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department is looking for two men who stole six computers by putting them in a cardboard box used for a grill set and then paying $11, according to a press release.

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Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

February 7th, 2014 1:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell hasn’t ruled out the possibility of seeking the death penalty for a Surgoinsville couple accused of killing 5-year-old Alexa Linboom in 2012 by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a gun-wielding man who allegedly raped and robbed an elderly woman in her Blountville home, then stole her vehicle and dropped her off at a convenience store.

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