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Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges for passenger

Traffic stop leads to multiple drug charges for passenger

October 15th, 2013 3:32 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — After a routine investigation, Willie Johnson was found to be in possession of a purple bag containing multiple small baggies of crack cocaine and marijuana which was packaged for resale, according to the police report.

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Sheriff: Drugs, tobacco, chewing gum found in Washington County jail inmate's 'pelvic region'

Sheriff: Drugs, tobacco, chewing gum found in Washington County jail inmate's 'pelvic region'

October 15th, 2013 2:48 pm by NET News Service

X-rays revealed that a Washington County jail inmate had drugs, tobacco and chewing gum stuffed in her "pelvic region," resulting in new charges, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said today.

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Man threatening wife with bat leads to aggravated assault charge

Man threatening wife with bat leads to aggravated assault charge

October 15th, 2013 1:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Sullivan County man was arrested on aggravated assault charges after he accused his wife of having an affair and said he had beat up her lover with a baseball bat, according to a police report.

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Church Hill man facing multiple charges following altercation

Church Hill man facing multiple charges following altercation

October 14th, 2013 7:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill man reportedly told police he lit a firecracker during an altercation Sunday afternoon on Old Union Road, but police allegedly found a spent .22 caliber shell casing at the scene.

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Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

Piney Flats man charged with mail fraud in use of counterfeit postage

October 14th, 2013 4:17 pm by Matthew Lane

Federal prosecutors have charged a Piney Flats man with mail fraud in connection with a scheme where he used more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage over a two-year period.

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Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

Road rage leads to aggravated assault charge for Gray man

October 14th, 2013 11:13 am by Nick Shepherd

One local man was arrested for road rage after he threatened another driver with a weapon, but was met with a surprise when the other driver greeted him with a gun, according to a police report.

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Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

Man who hooked pre-teen girl on drugs to get sex sentenced to 12 years

October 13th, 2013 2:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

Billy Burton Blair, who was arrested this past March, admitted to Hawkins County investigators that he began giving the young girl Lortab pills about two years earlier when she was 12.

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Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

Underage consumption suspect arrested after allegedly fleeing on foot

October 13th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I had advised Mrs. Bates to stand there near her door, however, when I opened the back door, Mrs. Bates began running eastbound on foot.” — CHPD Officer Ethan Mays

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Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

Son of Sam loophole may help mom who killed her three children get kids' cash

October 13th, 2013 1:23 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

It's the hallmark of the Son of Sam law and others like it: Convicted criminals should not be able to profit from their crimes. But a Long Island mother who killed her children and is now seeking to cash in could succeed because of a loophole.

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Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

Report: About 1.3 million women victims of domestic physical assault every year

October 12th, 2013 7:28 pm by Nick Shepherd

Domestic violence is a hard subject to talk about because it normally takes place behind closed doors and between family members.

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