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Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

Elizabethton car dealer gets 14 years on theft, other charges

September 16th, 2014 8:40 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A former used car dealer whose shady sales left customers with repossessed vehicles will serve 14 years in prison on several counts of theft and failure to produce a car title.

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Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

Kingsport resident sentenced to 27 months in counterfeiting case

September 16th, 2014 8:26 am by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE ā€” A 30-year-old Kingsport man who printed thousands of dollars in counterfeit bills to pay for his drug habit has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison for his crimes.

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Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

Hawkins man charged with assault against his 89-year-old mom

September 15th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

An 89-year-old Church Hill woman told police Friday night that her son frequently assaults her, refuses to feed her, locks her out of the home, and takes her pain medication.

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Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

Charges may be pending against woman who allegedly burned her own home down

September 15th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies are still investigating a residential fire that occurred last week when a woman reportedly set her son's girlfriend's clothes on fire on the porch of her own home, resulting in a total loss of the residence.

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HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

HCSO seeks driver in Hawkins County Memorial Gardens hit-and-run

September 15th, 2014 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County Memorial Gardens cemetery owner/operator Vicki Ringley admittedly witnessed the wreck in her cemetery Saturday night, but didn't tell police about until a deputy sought her out to ask about it Sunday evening.

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Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

Police: 16-year-old girl, with baby nearby, killed man over PS4

September 15th, 2014 5:00 pm by By Mike Morris, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

Two people are in custody for the fatal shooting of a man during what Sandy Springs, Ga., police said was the attempted theft of a video gaming system the victim was trying to sell on Craigslist.

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Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

Kingsport man allegedly caught red-handed while stealing from a home

September 15th, 2014 12:40 pm by Nick Shepherd

When White spotted the officer he reportedly said "Oh hi, uh oh, oh sā€”," and ran toward the back of the house. The officer then reported he saw a post-hole digger and weed eater being tossed out a basement window.

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Intoxication plea fails to win Scott County burglar a new sentence

Intoxication plea fails to win Scott County burglar a new sentence

September 14th, 2014 10:00 am by Nick Shepherd

Devan Wayne Statzer was convicted for breaking into a local attorney's office, an auto sales store and an auto repair shop. He was sentenced to eight years in prison for his crimes.

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Gate City man to serve 10 years for robbery

Gate City man to serve 10 years for robbery

September 13th, 2014 7:30 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Gate City man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in a robbery ā€” which his mother later tried to cover up by falsely reporting that she was stabbed at her residence.

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Police: Driving error leads to Kingsport man's pot, pills

Police: Driving error leads to Kingsport man's pot, pills

September 13th, 2014 11:08 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man who drove the wrong way on a Johnson City Street now faces felony charges, according to police, as a subsequent traffic stop located 12 ounces of marijuana and multiple prescription drugs.

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