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Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

Kingsport woman suspected of TennCare fraud, police seize pills

August 27th, 2014 11:34 am by Rain Smith

A search of a Kingsport home has led to approximately $2,000 worth of prescription drugs being seized, along with the arrest of a woman suspected of using state benefits to obtain the pills for resale.

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Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

Seat belt violation leads to drug trafficking charge for Surgoinsville man

August 27th, 2014 8:24 am by Jeff Bobo

Upon conducting a traffic stop for not wearing a set belt, police observed the driver moving his hand "in an unusual way like he was possibly hiding something."

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Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

Va. deputy cleared in fatal Sullivan County shooting

August 26th, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Southwest Virginia police officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in a fatal May shooting in Sullivan County, Tenn., after the victim led authorities on a lengthy high-speed pursuit and rammed multiple law enforcement vehicles.

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Hawkins man  indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

Hawkins man indicted on attempted murder charges in girlfriend's shooting

August 26th, 2014 3:57 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man accused of breaking into his girlfriend's home in February and shooting her in the torso was indicted Monday on several charges including two counts of attempted first-degree murder.

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Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

Erwin man fatally stabbed in Colorado

August 26th, 2014 3:18 pm by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

A Georgia man was arrested Sunday and charged with first-degree murder by police officials in Colorado Springs, Colo., for his alleged involvement in the weekend stabbing death of an Erwin man.

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Former Elizabethton High School swim coach accused of indecent exposure

Former Elizabethton High School swim coach accused of indecent exposure

August 26th, 2014 8:39 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

According to court documents in the cases, Justin T. Conway asked the victims — both adult women — for directions to West Walnut Street and then revealed his groin area to them.

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Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

Wanted Blountville man escapes police in Gate City

August 25th, 2014 8:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Tennessee man managed to escape troopers in Virginia — while handcuffed — on Friday afternoon, and has yet to be found.

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Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

Hawkins man allegedly slings gas on ex-girlfriend, threatens her with lighter

August 25th, 2014 2:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man is facing charges including attempted arson and aggravated assault for allegedly splashing gasoline on his ex-girlfriend Saturday evening and threatening to set her and her friend on fire.

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Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

Man allegedly pulls gun in Kingsport restaurant, threatens to shoot

August 25th, 2014 11:15 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces three felonies after allegedly pulling out a handgun while inside Dairy Queen, placing the barrel against the back of a customer who was ordering food, then demanding money under the threat of murder.

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Virginia man faces felony for failing to register as a sex offender

Virginia man faces felony for failing to register as a sex offender

August 23rd, 2014 4:00 pm by Matthew Lane

According to the indictment, Mitchell was found guilty of two counts of indecent liberties with a child under the age of 15 in Wise County Virginia Circuit Court in March 2008.

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