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Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

Accused dog fighter takes plea on animal cruelty charges

July 16th, 2013 4:21 pm by Jeff Bobo

As part of a plea agreement Monday one count of felony dog fighting was dismissed against a Knoxville man whose 21 dogs and 30 chickens were discovered near a suspected training pit during a forest fire in rural Hawkins County this past November.

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Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

Scott man pleads guilty to prescription fraud, mother faces charges

July 16th, 2013 4:12 pm by Wes Bunch

A Nickelsville man who was indicted alongside his mother for selling prescription drugs pleaded guilty last week in Scott County Circuit Court.

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Woman arrested in alleged Kingsport home invasion

Woman arrested in alleged Kingsport home invasion

July 16th, 2013 10:36 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport resident's unsolicited visitor led to a late Monday night arrest, as he was reportedly awakened by an unknown woman standing in his bedroom.

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Text message and ceramic fragments point to Hawkins tire slashing suspect

Text message and ceramic fragments point to Hawkins tire slashing suspect

July 16th, 2013 8:14 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A Church Hill woman denied slashing her boyfriend’s tire after an argument Sunday afternoon, but a telltale text and fragments of broken ceramic allegedly said otherwise.

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Robbery suspect allegedly found with counterfeit money after fleeing police

Robbery suspect allegedly found with counterfeit money after fleeing police

July 15th, 2013 5:19 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing police shortly after he committed armed robbery, then being located the next day at a city business with nearly $1,200 in counterfeit bills.

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Former Southwest Virginia police chief pleads guilty to federal drug charges

Former Southwest Virginia police chief pleads guilty to federal drug charges

July 15th, 2013 5:11 pm by Wes Bunch

ABINGDON -- The former chief of the Marion Police Department pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Abingdon to distributing hundreds of grams of methamphetamine and thousands of pain pills while he was employed by the town.

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Man arrested at park with 3-year-old son, large quantity of meds

Man arrested at park with 3-year-old son, large quantity of meds

July 15th, 2013 11:37 am by Jeff Bobo

The suspect allegedly tried to conceal a syringe and drugs in his child’s clothing prior to his arrest at a Rogersville park, where he was allegedly found under the influence and in possession of a large amount of medication.

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Tennessee camp counselor held on sex charges in Georgia

Tennessee camp counselor held on sex charges in Georgia

July 14th, 2013 6:56 pm by Associated Press

CARROLLTON, Ga. — A Tennessee man is jailed on charges of exposing himself to minors at a west Georgia church camp.

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Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

Southwest Virginia men plead guilty to breaking into apartment

July 13th, 2013 5:47 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Two Southwest Virginia men pleaded guilty in Scott County court earlier this week to using the attic of a Duffield apartment building to break in to a neighboring residence.

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Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

Man charged with stealing from elder Haslam's home

July 13th, 2013 3:59 pm by Associated Press

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Authorities say a South Carolina man has been charged with stealing cash and jewelry from the home of Jim Haslam, father of Gov. Bill Haslam and founder of the company that is now Pilot Flying J.

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