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Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

Two inmates escape East Tennessee jail

January 24th, 2015 1:30 pm by Associated Press

Two inmates have escaped from a jail in East Tennessee, and both men are considered dangerous, Sevier County Sheriff Ronnie Seals said.

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A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

A meth cook at grandma's, cops rescue infant and more this week in crime

January 24th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at the most viewed crime stories generated by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 17 through Jan. 25

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Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

Alleged home intruder nabbed with billy club that was described by victim

January 23rd, 2015 9:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 11 p.m. Tuesday RPD Officer Chris Price responded to a complaint at a home intruder armed with a billy club and threatening to kill another male at a residence on Hasson Street.

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Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

Police: Bristol pair busted with meth materials in Wise

January 23rd, 2015 7:00 pm by Stephen Igo

Two Bristol residents have been charged in Wise County on drug and other charges following a traffic stop by a county deputy for expired license tags.

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Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

Hawkins couple makes three payments to bogus sweepstakes

January 23rd, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

When the bogus sweepstakes representative told them they needed to make a fourth payment, it finally dawned on this couple that these prizes might not be legitimate.

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Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

Employees' false returns prompt Gate City arrests

January 23rd, 2015 6:00 pm by Staff reports

After viewing and confirming the allegations from the store's video surveillance system, authorities interviewed the suspects who admitted to taking the merchandise without paying for it.

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Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

Slammer: Last second door slam into deputy sends Hawkins man to jail

January 23rd, 2015 5:33 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was described as highly intoxicated and very belligerent almost avoided going to jail during an encounter with police Wednesday until he allegedly slammed a house door into an exiting deputy's back.

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$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

$20K in synthetic drugs seized in Wise County

January 23rd, 2015 1:13 pm by Stephen Igo

The search at Road Side Service Center netted 4.4 pounds of synthetic cannabinoid, three vehicles, a pistol and $2,311 in cash.

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Head of local drug ring headed to prison

Head of local drug ring headed to prison

January 23rd, 2015 11:53 am by Matthew Lane

The patriarch of one of the largest "gravel" dealers in the Model City has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Johnny Michael Stallard claims to have possessed 7,500 grams of the drug, and directed several family members involved in trafficking.

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Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

January 23rd, 2015 9:16 am by Matthew Lane

Jerry Johnson drove underage girls to a local hotel to have sex with construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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