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Carter meth lab may have been largest in Tennessee history

November 30th, 2013 2:14 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said officers completed the cleanup of the vacant house at 8377 Highway 19E in Roan Mountain at approximately 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. He said the cleanup was conducted over 36 hours.

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The week in crime

The week in crime

November 30th, 2013 12:00 pm by Staff Report

Stories this week include an alleged shoplifter who claimed she was getting presents for her niece, a scam in Weber City, a serial sexual abuser of children being sentenced and a job applicant who passed out.

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Maury County man shoots wife after shoe argument

Maury County man shoots wife after shoe argument

November 29th, 2013 6:52 pm by Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — The Daily Herald of Columbia reports that 70-year-old James Cothran told sheriff’s deputies that he shot his wife, Patricia, after she threatened him with a knife.

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Crowded holiday shopping lot in Va. turns violent

Crowded holiday shopping lot in Va. turns violent

November 29th, 2013 3:21 pm by Associated Press

A dispute in a southwest Virginia parking lot crowded with holiday shoppers turned violent Thanksgiving night, with one throwing a punch and another responding by cutting him with a knife and brandishing a rifle, officials said Friday.

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Brothers sentenced to time served in beating of Scott man

Brothers sentenced to time served in beating of Scott man

November 28th, 2013 11:23 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Marvin Maurice Hale, 27, and his brother, Ronnie Lee Hale, 23, both of Castlewood, had been incarcerated in the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield since their arrests on July 4.

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Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

Jewel heist suspect returned from Virginia jail to Hawkins

November 28th, 2013 10:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Virginia man charged with a Hawkins County home burglary that occurred last year was identified after the victim reportedly found her jewelry in a Morristown pawn shop four months later.

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Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

Alleged shoplifter says she was hiding presents from niece

November 28th, 2013 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

SURGOINSVILLE — Among the items allegedly recovered from April Rebekah Willis' purse were dryer sheets, lighters, a shower curtain, adult size socks, finger nail files and bandannas.

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Ky. man sentenced for scamming Scott County residents

Ky. man sentenced for scamming Scott County residents

November 27th, 2013 9:20 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Harold Curtis Chaney, 31, of Pikeville, Ky., was given a six-year sentence with five years suspended after pleading guilty in August 2013 to two counts of obtaining more than $200 by false pretenses.

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Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing veterans’ mail-order pain meds

Ex-postal worker pleads guilty to stealing veterans’ mail-order pain meds

November 27th, 2013 9:12 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — Lithia Daugherty, who worked as a rural carrier in the Fall Branch post office from May 2004 until March 2013, admitted to breaking into at least six packages since October 2010.

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Meth cleanup continues from Carter County 'super lab'

Meth cleanup continues from Carter County 'super lab'

November 27th, 2013 7:56 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON — Timothy Lee Blackwell, 43, was charged with six counts of initiation of methamphetamine manufacture, promotion of methamphetamine manufacture, possession of felony drug paraphernalia and a variety of other offenses.

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