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Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

Rock bottom: Police battle new illicit drug dubbed ‘gravel’

October 22nd, 2013 8:26 am by Rain Smith

Local law enforcement are in the early stages of their battle against a new, potent street drug, saying it’s highly addictive and leaves many users with extreme paranoia.

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Men who stole cattle in Hawkins County receive prison sentences

Men who stole cattle in Hawkins County receive prison sentences

October 21st, 2013 9:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Two men who were arrested in May after the cattle they had stolen got loose and attracted the attention of police pleaded guilty last week to theft charges in Hawkins County Criminal Court.

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McPheeters Bend school burglar ransacked office

McPheeters Bend school burglar ransacked office

October 21st, 2013 9:13 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Someone broke into McPheeters Bend Elementary School last week and ransacked the main office, reportedly getting away with a small amount of cash, radios and power cords.

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Gate City woman accused of falsely reporting stabbing to cover up son's involvement in burglaries

Gate City woman accused of falsely reporting stabbing to cover up son's involvement in burglaries

October 21st, 2013 6:55 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Charges are pending against a Southwest Virginia woman who Scott County authorities said falsely reported last week she was stabbed during a home invasion to cover for her son.

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Man allegedly used woman’s text message to set up ambush for rival suitor

Man allegedly used woman’s text message to set up ambush for rival suitor

October 21st, 2013 4:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man allegedly used a woman’s cell phone to ambush a rival male suitor by inviting him over on the pretense of an early morning romantic rendezvous via text message, and then opening fire on him.

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Kingsport man arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in bed

Kingsport man arrested after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend in bed

October 21st, 2013 3:56 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Kingsport man was arrested after he allegedly grabbed his girlfriend and began punching her in the head while she was lying in bed.

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Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

Bluff City man arrested for allegedly choking girlfriend after being hit with screen door

October 21st, 2013 1:57 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City man was arrested after choking his girlfriend when she hit him in the shoulder with a porch door, according to a police report.

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Kingsport police nab woman accused of car theft, using stolen debit card

Kingsport police nab woman accused of car theft, using stolen debit card

October 20th, 2013 8:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

KINGSPORT — A Kingsport woman who allegedly stole a car last week and then ran up an $1,100 bill at the Stone Drive Walmart using the victim’s debit card was arrested Friday at that same Walmart with a shopping cart full of merchandise.

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N.Y. man charged with trying to support terrorists

N.Y. man charged with trying to support terrorists

October 19th, 2013 12:21 pm by FRANK ELTMAN, Associated Press

U.S.-born Marcos Alonso Zea pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of conspiracy to commit murder in a foreign country, attempting to support terrorists and al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula, and obstruction of justice.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

October 19th, 2013 11:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a lunch lady busted after voluntarily stripping for police, road rage leading to an aggravated assault charge for a Gray man and a woman who stole a television from a motorized scooter.

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