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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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Update: Police say 2-year-old taken from site of double homicide found uninjured

Update: Police say 2-year-old taken from site of double homicide found uninjured

August 11th, 2013 2:18 pm by Associated Press

A 2-year-old Rhode Island boy was found wandering around a housing project miles from his home hours after his mother and another woman were found slain at their house Sunday and two men were under arrest, police said.

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Two more charged in Facebook slayings

August 10th, 2013 10:15 am by Staff Report

Two more people have been charged with first-degree murder in the 2012 deaths of Billy Clay Payne and Billie Jean Hayworth.

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Lee County man charged in break-ins at law office, car dealership in Duffield

Lee County man charged in break-ins at law office, car dealership in Duffield

August 9th, 2013 10:21 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Devan Statzer, 25, 140 Huff Farm Road, Big Stone Gap, was indicted by a Scott County grand jury on three counts of breaking and entering and three counts of grand larceny.

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Four suspects in Scott crimes arrested in  S.C.

Four suspects in Scott crimes arrested in S.C.

August 9th, 2013 10:19 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — The suspects, who waived extradition, were identified this week by the Scott County Sheriff’s Office as Cody Allen Peak, Trevor Wayne Hardy, Dakota Lee Dorton and Jerome Wade Akers.

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