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KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

KPD: Panicked robber outs himself

October 13th, 2014 4:27 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect in Sunday's armed robbery of a Kingsport convenience store is now in custody, with police saying he panicked upon spotting an officer on routine patrol, mistakenly believed his arrest was imminent and jumped a fence to try and hide.

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Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Kingsport convenience store robbed at gunpoint

October 12th, 2014 10:55 pm by Staff reports

At approximately 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Kingsport Central Dispatch was notified of an armed robbery that had just occurred at Golda's Mart, located at 813 North Eastman Road.

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Businessman convicted, boozed up Sweet 16 and more this week in crime

Businessman convicted, boozed up Sweet 16 and more this week in crime

October 11th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

The most viewed crime stories over the past week from the Times-News staff.

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Con-sumer report: Trio sought in fraud cases

Con-sumer report: Trio sought in fraud cases

October 10th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are investigating a pair of fraud cases: one in which a counterfeit "cloned" debit card was used, and another where nearly $4,000 was racked up on cards lifted from a diner's purse.

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Hawkins couple allegedly sold drugs that treat addiction acquired through TennCare

Hawkins couple allegedly sold drugs that treat addiction acquired through TennCare

October 10th, 2014 5:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman was named last week in a sealed Hawkins County indictment accusing her of selling narcotic medication she obtained through her TennCare benefits which is used to treat drug addiction.

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Burglary suspects started loading stolen items back into home when police arrived

Burglary suspects started loading stolen items back into home when police arrived

October 9th, 2014 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Burglary suspects who were allegedly caught red-handed handing stolen items out the window of a Hawkins County residence Monday afternoon began handing the stolen items back in to the residence when police pulled up.

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Drunk 17 at 'Sweet 16' lands birthday girl's mom in jail

Drunk 17 at 'Sweet 16' lands birthday girl's mom in jail

October 9th, 2014 5:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

A total of 17 high school age juveniles were cited for underage consumption of alcohol at a Hawkins County 'Sweet 16' party Sept. 27-28.

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The family that raids together, pays together

The family that raids together, pays together

October 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Four North Carolina residents have been arrested following the alleged strong-armed robbery attempt of a disputed car in Kingsport, where victims were threatened at gunpoint and had to fight off forced entry into their home.

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Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

October 9th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport mother's Wednesday afternoon nap was interrupted by police, after her two toddlers were allegedly found wandering through woods and streets without shoes.

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Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

October 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Jennifer Lea Napier allegedly fought with police at her home, and again when — while in custody — when she attempted to walk out of the emergency room at the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.

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