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Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

August 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Virginia couple were arrested last week in Rogersville after allegedly being found “passed out” in a vehicle containing a mobile meth lab as well as a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder that looked like a handgun.

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Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

August 25th, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prior to his Aug. 16 armed robbery arrest, Church Hill police were already looking for a man matching James William Arthur’s personal and vehicle description who had allegedly been accosting customers at the local Exxon station on Highway 11-W.

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Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

August 25th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

T.J. Bernard was found parked behind the New Hope Church south of Rogersville allegedly in possession of a pill bottle, containing 30 oxycodone pills, which is a Schedule II narcotic commonly referred to as "Roxys."

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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 24th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 16 through Aug. 23.

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Former Coeburn official appears in court on embezzlement charges

Former Coeburn official appears in court on embezzlement charges

August 23rd, 2013 10:46 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — A former Coeburn official appeared before a Wise County magistrate on Friday for initial legal proceedings stemming from a 135-count indictment alleging the embezzlement of funds from a Coeburn arts and recreation facility.

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Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

Kingsport man arrested with stolen cars twice in four days

August 23rd, 2013 11:24 am by Rain Smith

If at first you don't succeed, try, try again. Or, in the alleged case of a Kingsport man, get arrested again, marking the second time you're caught with a stolen vehicle in just four days.

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Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

Update: Former U.S. Senate candidate and reporter charged in murder-for-hire scheme

August 23rd, 2013 10:09 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former U.S. Senate candidate and local television reporter has been charged with trying to have a Carter County Sheriff's Office deputy killed.

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Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

Man shot in Sullivan County, suspect in custody

August 23rd, 2013 10:04 am by Rain Smith

Police are still collecting evidence and investigating the incident, which occurred on Jackson Hollow Road, with one person they interviewed saying it may center around accusations of theft.

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KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

KPD: Crying child leads to intoxicated father's arrest

August 22nd, 2013 5:09 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A three-year-old’s cries outside a Kingsport apartment complex at 4 a.m., upset because she couldn’t wake her father, have led to charges of child abuse and neglect.

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Former Coeburn town manager indicted

Former Coeburn town manager indicted

August 22nd, 2013 4:05 pm by Stephen Igo

WISE — In two separate indictments handed down by a Wise County grand Jury on Thursday, former Coeburn Town Manager Loretta Mays faces a total of 135 counts accusing her of stealing funds from a Coeburn recreational facility.

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