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Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

Tri-Cities crack kingpin sentenced

February 26th, 2015 6:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to court records, Michelle Lane managed a large-scale crack cocaine conspiracy from January 2011 to August 2014. In so doing, prosecutors say Lane was responsible for distributing multi-kilogram quantities of crack cocaine in the Tri-Cities area

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Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

Teen leads 130 mph Hawkins County chase

February 26th, 2015 2:15 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE - A Hamblen County teen who allegedly struck two vehicles to escape a traffic stop and then led police on a 130 mph chase from Rogersville to Surgoinsville is facing a long list of charges.

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Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

Sullivan County kidnapping leads to dramatic arrest in Johnson City

February 26th, 2015 12:58 pm by Rain Smith and Becky Campbell, NET News Service

A Piney Flats man who allegedly kidnapped and assaulted his sister for several hours - placing a gun to her head and threatening to shoot - was later arrested in Johnson City, where he forced police to bust out windows of a car that contained a child.

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Razor attack over meth earns Hawkins man six-year sentence

Razor attack over meth earns Hawkins man six-year sentence

February 25th, 2015 9:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took witnesses more than two hours to call 911 following the double slashing, and only after a woman attempted, and failed, to use needle and thread to sew up the most serious cut, which had internal organs protruding.

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KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

KPD: Man buggies stolen tools, electronics out of Walmart

February 25th, 2015 3:33 pm by Staff Report

Kingsport police have released video of a man briskly pushing a shopping cart out of Walmart, saying that he had not paid for the $900 worth of merchandise that's stuffed inside.

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Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

Kingsport DUI suspect blames wreck on text

February 25th, 2015 1:41 pm by Rain Smith

Though many area motorists were struggling with icy roads on Tuesday, one Kingsport man allegedly upped the ante for distracted driving - crashing into a tree while under the influence, then blaming the incident on a text message.

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Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

Johnson City police identify murder victim, still looking for suspect

February 25th, 2015 1:01 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police released the identity Wednesday of a man shot and killed in a convenience store parking lot last week.

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'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

'I was tired' - DUI suspects arrested while reportedly passed out behind wheel

February 25th, 2015 9:35 am by Jeff Bobo

It was the second time in two days that a Hawkins County sheriff's deputy encountered a motorist parked in the middle of the roadway who was allegedly intoxicated on narcotics and/or alcohol to the point of unconsciousness.

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Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

Wytheville man sentenced in robbery scheme targeting drug dealers

February 25th, 2015 7:56 am by Associated Press

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says in a news release that Brandon Davis and several other people conspired to rob drug dealers in several states, including Tennessee.

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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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