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Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

June 25th, 2015 7:37 am by BONNY GHOSH, Associated Press

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - A maximum-security prison guard who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to two inmates before they escaped will be arraigned on charges of promoting prison contraband and other offenses.

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Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

June 24th, 2015 7:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville police believe an early morning fire last week in the apartment of former Hawkins County Sheriff Warren Rimer was intentionally set to destroy evidence of a burglary.

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Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

June 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Tuesday the HCSO Narcotics Unit arrested a Church Hill woman accused of selling her prescribed buprenorphine, also known as Subutex, which is used to treat opiate addiction.

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Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

June 24th, 2015 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

In an incident of theft at a grocery store, the suspect was last spotted pedaling a bicycle on John B. Dennis Highway, "pulling the cart with groceries in it."

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Bristol man faces child porn charges

Bristol man faces child porn charges

June 24th, 2015 10:12 am by Matthew Lane

A 49-year-old Bristol, Tenn., man, who allegedly took pictures and shot video of two underage girls for at least five years, has been indicted on federal child pornography charges.

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NEW PHOTOS: Surgoinsville runaway teen and convicted child molester spotted in N.C.

NEW PHOTOS: Surgoinsville runaway teen and convicted child molester spotted in N.C.

June 24th, 2015 8:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Hayleigh Wilson left her residence in Surgoinsville Monday night to meet 41-year-old convicted child molester Benjamin Shook whom she reportedly met online.

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Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

Kingsport man indicted on 49 additional child sex charges

June 23rd, 2015 5:30 pm by Rain Smith

A man who has been jailed for six months - after a Kingsport woman allegedly found video of him molesting an infant - now faces new rape and child porn charges.

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Bluff City traffic stop nets gravel arrest

Bluff City traffic stop nets gravel arrest

June 23rd, 2015 3:24 pm by Nick Shepherd

Having a headlight out led to multiple drug charges for one Blountville woman, including a charge of selling the drug known as "gravel," according to police.

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Police probe $60K theft from Kingsport vet

Police probe $60K theft from Kingsport vet

June 23rd, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Detectives are investigating the burglary of a Kingsport veterinarian's office, as the staff arrived at work to find dozens of cartons of flea treatments and other medications were stolen.

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KPD: DUI crash destroys parked car

KPD: DUI crash destroys parked car

June 23rd, 2015 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

Tire tracks and gouge marks along several miles of Kingsport roads led police to an allegedly drunk driver on Tuesday, after he fled the scene of demolishing a legally parked car.

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