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Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

Mom, son and aunt accused of selling their pain meds

March 31st, 2015 5:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Rogersville man, as well as his mother and aunt, were arrested last month after allegedly selling or trading large quantities of their prescription narcotics within a day of receiving the pills.

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Hawkins man claims shoplifting was revenge for no refund on pants

Hawkins man claims shoplifting was revenge for no refund on pants

March 31st, 2015 12:56 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Mr. Jimmy Lee Gilliam advised that he was upset with Walmart because they wouldn't take back a pair of pants he had purchased on another date so he took the three packs of curtains to get even with Walmart."

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Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

Update: 'Altercation' at YMCA preceded murder

March 31st, 2015 9:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say the Monday night murder of a Kingsport man began with an "altercation" at the YMCA, then spilled into an adjacent parking lot where he was stabbed in the neck and chest.

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Former Carter County church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing funds

Former Carter County church treasurer pleads guilty to stealing funds

March 31st, 2015 8:33 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

Silas Edward Sams, 67, pleaded guilty to one count of theft over $60,000, nine counts of forgery and one count of theft over $1,000.

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Holy car crash, Batman! KPD arrests cape wearing man

Holy car crash, Batman! KPD arrests cape wearing man

March 30th, 2015 3:31 pm by Nick Shepherd

Gideon Cole then got out of the car. He allegedly had a white blanket wrapped around his shoulders and began running to the back of a home on Emmit Street.

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Kingsport man sentenced in gravel consipracy

Kingsport man sentenced in gravel consipracy

March 30th, 2015 1:50 pm by Staff report

According to a press release, Phillip Wayne Mullins reached a plea agreement in which he admitted that he conspired to distribute alpha-pyrrolidinopentiophenone to people in and around East Tennessee

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Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

Gray woman arrested on pot growing charge after reporting armed robbery; 2 men charged with robbery

March 30th, 2015 1:21 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Kelly Riley, 20, told deputies she had been robbed at gun point by two men at her residence. While investigating the robbery, deputies discovered that the victim had a marijuana growing lab, the sheriff said.

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Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

Burglary suspect allegedly removed window a.c. to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 10:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Church Hill Police Department Detective Daniel Byington said the witness reported that a white female took out a window air conditioning unit, crawled through the window and put the air conditioning unit back in.

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Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

Police chief confirms body recovered on banks of Nolichucky River as subject of interest in Erwin murder

March 29th, 2015 7:58 pm by JESSICA FULLER, NET News Service

A body discovered on the banks of the Nolichucky River on Sunday has been identified as a "person of interest" connected to the death of a 73-year-old woman, Erwin Police Chief Regan Tilson confirmed Sunday.

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Church Hill woman allegedly removed AC unit to steal meds

Church Hill woman allegedly removed AC unit to steal meds

March 29th, 2015 12:43 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly before 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, a neighbor of the victim called Hawkins County Central Dispatch and reported a burglary occurring at 134 Old Mill Race Road.

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