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The week in crime

The week in crime

July 26th, 2014 12:00 pm by Staff reports

This week's stories include professional thieves making off with a large haul, burglary suspects captured on a trail camera, a fire revealing a large marijuana farm and a classic car being seized along with an ounce of 'Ice,' among others

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Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

Carjacked SUV hits crowd, killing 3 young siblings

July 26th, 2014 2:03 am by Associated Press

Two men carjacked a woman at gunpoint but soon sped out of control, killing three children Friday when they plowed into a group selling fruit to raise money for their church, Philadelphia police said.

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KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

KPD searching for Walmart shoplifters

July 25th, 2014 9:00 pm by Staff reports

Three suspects, two females and a male, allegedly fled the Walmart on Stone Drive with more than $1,000 worth of merchandise, which included an above ground swimming pool, a box fan and multiple items of clothing.

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HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

HCSO investigating $3,628 theft from Green Tomato Grill

July 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is still investigatinga $3,628 theft that from the popular Green Tomato Grill in Mooresburgthat apparently took place on the afternoon of July 14.

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HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

HCSO serves arrest warrant stemming from alleged undercover 'Ice' buys

July 25th, 2014 6:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies arrested a man Thursday wanted inconnection with several alleged undercover purchases of the higher grade"Ice" type of meth made during a recent investigation.

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Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

Former Kingsport alderman Jantry Shupe pleads guilty to DUI

July 25th, 2014 4:26 pm by Matthew Lane

Shupe, who was arrested last month by the Tennessee Highway Patrol and charged with DUI and violation of implied consent, entered the guilty plea on Thursday before Judge Mark Toohey.

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Two unrelated traffic stops result in arrests, pills seized

Two unrelated traffic stops result in arrests, pills seized

July 25th, 2014 3:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies seized illegal prescription drugs in two unrelated traffic stops Wednesday which were initiated because the driver was allegedly driving in and out of the lane of traffic.

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Yard Rage: Woman accused of trashing yard with SUV where her estranged husband lives

Yard Rage: Woman accused of trashing yard with SUV where her estranged husband lives

July 25th, 2014 1:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Smith stated in his report that when he arrived at the residence he observed a 2004 Saturn SUV driven by Barker "sliding sideways through the victim's lawn."

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Two arrested in connection to counterfeit money

Two arrested in connection to counterfeit money

July 25th, 2014 10:41 am by Nick Shepherd

Surveillance images showed that the suspect, later revealed to be Hensley, brought numerous items to the counter and tried to pay with the counterfeit bill.

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Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

Tennessee sheriff's recruit charged with fatal hit-and-run

July 25th, 2014 9:43 am by Associated Press

Memphis police have arrested a man recruited to work at the Shelby County Sheriff's Office and charged him in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed two people last year.

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