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KPD seeks 'cruiser' stolen from cop's son

KPD seeks 'cruiser' stolen from cop's son

March 19th, 2015 11:32 am by Rain Smith

Stealing from a toddler could be ranked among the most cruel transgressions on childhood bliss. But when the victim is a police officer's son, and the loot is a replica of that father's cruiser, the crime may prove particularly unfortunate for the suspect

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Police report 'highly potent' pot bust in Kingsport

Police report 'highly potent' pot bust in Kingsport

March 18th, 2015 4:44 pm by Rain Smith

A search warrant has netted the arrest of two Kingsport men, one on felony charges, after police allegedly discovered more than four ounces of "medical grade" marijuana.

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Kingsport man cleared in cruelty case, reclaims dog

Kingsport man cleared in cruelty case, reclaims dog

March 18th, 2015 2:20 pm by Rain Smith

One day after her Kingsport owner was found not guilty of animal cruelty - and 10 months after a video posted to social media went viral, spurring his charge - Lucy has returned to her adopted home.

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Johnson City woman sentenced for involvement in prostitution scheme

Johnson City woman sentenced for involvement in prostitution scheme

March 18th, 2015 1:35 pm by Matthew Lane

A 36-year-old Johnson City woman received a 27-month prison sentence on Tuesday for her involvement in a prostitution scheme, where underage girls were driven across state lines to have sex with construction workers.

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KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

KPD ups enforcement at Eastman construction site

March 17th, 2015 6:45 pm by Rain Smith

Following the alleged "numerous complaints" of unsafe driving in a busy Kingsport construction zone, police will be increasing traffic enforcement on a prominent city thoroughfare.

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JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

JC man sentenced in crack cocaine case

March 17th, 2015 5:15 pm by Matthew Lane

A 54-year-old Johnson City man was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for his involvement in a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy within the Tri-Cities region.

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Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

Hawkins woman accused of 'diverting' her prescription narcotics

March 17th, 2015 4:37 pm by Jeff Bobo

People who acquire prescription narcotics legally can't sell them, can't trade them, and can't give them away - as a Hawkins County woman found out Monday.

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Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

Woman attacked in Kingsport home invasion

March 17th, 2015 12:12 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for masked men who allegedly burst through the door of a Sullivan County apartment, then pistol whipped a woman in front of her young children.

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'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

'Shamrock Shakedown' rounds up Scott County drug suspects

March 17th, 2015 10:27 am by Marci Gore

This is the second drug round up in as many years that has taken place on St. Patrick's Day. Drugs purchased in the investigation were prescription drugs that are developed to help opiate addicts, but are now the leading illegally sold narcotics.

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Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

Hawkins man jailed after drunken gunshots wake neighborhood

March 16th, 2015 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 12:30 a.m. Sunday neighbors called 911 and reported that Echol Anthony Legg, 48, 211 Campbell Street, Church Hill, was outside his residence in public view shooting a gun and yelling he is going to kill everyone.

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