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Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

Kingsport search nets TennCare fraud charge, drug arrests

August 14th, 2013 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman on probation for possessing drugs for resale faces the same charge again, with police saying she obtained the Oxycodone in Tuesday night's bust through TennCare benefits.

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Burglar takes 2 turkeys, ham from Johnson City church

August 14th, 2013 7:24 am by NET News Service

Two frozen turkeys and a frozen ham were reported stolen from a downtown Johnson City church in a burglary on Monday.

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‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

‘I need help’: J.C. stabbing suspect says no one’s listened to him

August 14th, 2013 7:19 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Massachusetts man told a Washington County judge during his arraignment Tuesday on attempted murder charges that he needs help and no one would listen to him about it.

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Couple suspected of being on bath salts  charged with public intoxication

Couple suspected of being on bath salts charged with public intoxication

August 13th, 2013 10:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Church Hill police responded to a complaint of a woman being chased by a man driving a pickup truck Sunday afternoon and ended up arresting the couple, who were allegedly high on bath salts.

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Washington man won’t face prison time for false crop insurance claims

Washington man won’t face prison time for false crop insurance claims

August 13th, 2013 7:44 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — One of three Northeast Tennessee residents involved in a scheme to submit more than $178,500 in false crop insurance claims will not be going to federal prison but will face hefty restitution, a judge ordered last week.

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Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

Former bondsmen found guilty in Kingsport shooting incident

August 13th, 2013 11:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Two former Kingsport bondsmen have been found guilty on aggravated assault charges stemming from an incident that happened two years ago, when a rubber bullet was fired at a car.

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Former Jonesborough officer gets 18 months for steroid trafficking

August 13th, 2013 9:19 am by Matthew Lane

A former Jonesborough police officer who sold more than $80,000 worth of illegal steroids over a three-year period has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for steroid trafficking.

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Craigslist ad leads to Knox arrests, recovery of stolen school computers

Craigslist ad leads to Knox arrests, recovery of stolen school computers

August 13th, 2013 8:32 am by Hayes Hickman, Knoxville News Sentinel

An online deal too good to be true has led to felony theft charges against two Knoxville men and the recovery of several computers reported stolen last month from the new Carter Elementary School.

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Johnson City man faces 20th driving on suspended license charge

Johnson City man faces 20th driving on suspended license charge

August 13th, 2013 8:15 am by NET News Service

A Johnson City man with 19 previous driving on suspended license convictions was arrested again Saturday after Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies spotted him in driving in an emergency lane on Boones Creek Road.

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Man on bath salts thought demons were chasing him through Church Hill

Man on bath salts thought demons were chasing him through Church Hill

August 12th, 2013 4:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill police were told Friday evening to be on the lookout for a white male running west on Main Street carrying a “large 2x4 board” and beating on people's doors and demanding entry into their homes.

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