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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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Teen neighbor held in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

Teen neighbor held in road-rage killing of Vegas mother

February 20th, 2015 5:00 pm by KEN RITTER, Associated Press

With the suspected gunman in jail, police focused Friday on finding an accomplice in what they have portrayed as the road-rage killing of a Las Vegas mother outside her home.

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Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan  meth bust

Stolen med claim leads to Sullivan meth bust

February 20th, 2015 1:06 pm by Rain Smith

A report of stolen medication has led police to a Kingsport home and the unexpected discovery of an alleged methamphetamine operation.

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Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

Armed man triggers alarm, arrest at Blountville office

February 20th, 2015 11:24 am by Rain Smith

A disorderly and irate man at the Sullivan County tag office prompted an employee to punch the panic alarm on Thursday, with police saying the suspect reached for a loaded gun in his waistband when approached by a responding officer.

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Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

Dealer whose evidence was stolen gets six years on new charges

February 19th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Hawkins County's most notorious drug dealers wasn't able to escape justice earlier this month the way he did in 2011 when the evidence against him was stolen.

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KPD seeks opportunistic thief

KPD seeks opportunistic thief

February 19th, 2015 1:49 pm by Rain Smith

Two auto burglaries within 10 minutes have Kingsport police reiterating the importance of locking vehicles, along with seeking a suspect who took advantage of the easy pickings.

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Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

Fatal shooting outside Johnson City store

February 19th, 2015 8:10 am by NET News Service

Johnson City police were investigating the death in the parking lot outside the Roadrunner Market at 1908 E. Unaka Ave. across from the Johnson City Country Club. According to a 911 dispatcher, the shooting was reported at 10:16 p.m.

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