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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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Domestic assault complaint leads to pill trafficking charges

Domestic assault complaint leads to pill trafficking charges

August 12th, 2013 3:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Terry Joe Buttry told police the argument was partly due to the fact that he believed his wife may have stolen his Lortabs and Xanax.

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Bogus DEA agent said he’d arrest elderly Hawkins woman if she didn’t pay $900

Bogus DEA agent said he’d arrest elderly Hawkins woman if she didn’t pay $900

August 12th, 2013 3:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

A 72-year-old Church Hill woman reported to police Saturday that a person claiming to be a federal drug agent had called threatening to arrest her if she didn’t pay him nearly $900.

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Man gets thrown out of bar, threatens employees with box cutter

Man gets thrown out of bar, threatens employees with box cutter

August 12th, 2013 2:43 pm by Nick Shepherd

A man threatened employees of a local nightclub with a box cutter after being escorted off the property, according to a police report.

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Update: Man charged with trying to kill pregnant girlfriend while boarding Johnson City Transit bus

Update: Man charged with trying to kill pregnant girlfriend while boarding Johnson City Transit bus

August 12th, 2013 10:23 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A pregnant woman getting ready to board a Johnson City transit bus Monday morning was apparently stabbed by a man standing behind her, according to a witness.

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Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

Kingsport police seeking help in auto theft investigation

August 12th, 2013 9:57 am by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are asking for help from the public in locating an auto theft suspect.

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Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

Police: Suspect impersonates victim to get charges dropped

August 12th, 2013 9:49 am by Nick Shepherd

An alleged car thief called Sullivan County police impersonating the victim and said she didn’t want to press charges against herself, according to a police report.

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Cutting off the supply: Dealers now being charged in drug overdose deaths

Cutting off the supply: Dealers now being charged in drug overdose deaths

August 11th, 2013 2:42 pm by KATIE ZEZIMA, Associated Press

With the number of heroin overdoses skyrocketing nationwide, a growing number of law enforcement agencies are dusting off strict, rarely used drug laws and prosecuting drug dealers for causing overdose deaths.

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