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Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

Tip leads HCSO Narcotics Unit to three pill trafficking suspects

February 24th, 2015 4:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three Hawkins County women are facing drug trafficking charges after a tip led Hawkins County deputies to a transaction last week involving the illegal sale of prescription narcotics.

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Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

Hawkins stabbing preceded by assault with Texas Pete bottle

February 24th, 2015 1:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - Police believe alcohol fueled an altercation Friday afternoon that resulted in one man being struck in the head with a hot sauce bottle and another suffering several knife wounds.

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Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

Mmm, mmm, not so good: Burglary suspect caught after stopping for soup

February 24th, 2015 8:07 am by Jeff Bobo

BULLS GAP - A Hawkins County man was allegedly caught red-handed in the middle of a house burglary Friday morning when he paused to eat a can of hot soup after filling a bag with stolen items.

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Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

Frivolous 911 calls spur Kingsport arrests

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

As if the past week's wintry blast and icy roadways haven't kept police busy enough, some "extremely intoxicated" non-emergency 911 calls prompted three visits and arrests at a Kingsport motel.

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Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

Judge: Sheriff not liable in case involving inmate's death

February 23rd, 2015 8:26 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A recent federal court ruling in a case involving a man's death while at the Washington County Detention Center indicates Sheriff Ed Graybeal can't personally be held liable, but the county is still on the hook at this point.

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Alabama woman set for trial in granddaughter's running death

Alabama woman set for trial in granddaughter's running death

February 22nd, 2015 2:26 pm by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Prosecutors contend that on Feb. 17, 2012, Joyce Hardin Garrard made her 9-year-old granddaughter run and carry wood for about three hours as punishment for a lie about eating chocolate.

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Kingsport man sentenced for pistol whipping woman

Kingsport man sentenced for pistol whipping woman

February 21st, 2015 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - The six year sentencing of Ronald Lee Laferty, 48, is part of a plea agreement that reduced an attempted murder charge.

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High-speed pursuit, road rage and arson this week in crime

High-speed pursuit, road rage and arson this week in crime

February 21st, 2015 9:00 am by Staff Report

Take a look back at some of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Feb. 13-20.

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Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

Home invasion robberies earn Hawkins man 9-year sentence

February 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Aaron Lee Aistrop, 21, was accused of a robbery and kidnapping that occurred shortly after midnight on Aug. 9, along with a similar incident that occurred one month earlier.

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Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

Mom gets probation for not reporting improper touching

February 20th, 2015 7:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Destiny Amber Seay, 31, of Rogersville, was sentenced to a year of probation for failure to report child abuse, a Class A misdemeanor, while the suspect had his court appearance rescheduled.

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