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Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

Kingsport man gets 10+ years for role in family's drug trafficking

January 16th, 2015 12:30 am by Matthew Lane

Austin Michael Stallard received the 121-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Tuesday. The case involved the synthetic drug a-PVP, commonly referred to as "gravel" on the street.

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Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

Sullivan inmate sues over being treated 'like a dog'

January 15th, 2015 11:38 pm by Matthew Lane

Larry Nick Swift Jr., of Weber City, was arrested in June 2014 and charged with one count of aggravated statutory rape for having sex with the female teenager in a family restroom at the aquatic facility.

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Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

Alibi witness shows up at Gergish murder trial

January 15th, 2015 8:59 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Murder defendant Marcus Gergish's former wife testified that she and Gergish had been together during a trip to purchase drugs, ate at a Johnson City restaurant afterward and were at a motel when they learned of the shooting of Timothy Peregoy Sr.

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KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

KPD looking for duo in Wal-Mart scam

January 15th, 2015 6:19 pm by Staff report

On November 16, 2014, a white male and a white female shoplifted more than $500 in merchandise from the Wal-Mart located at 3200 Fort Henry Drive. The pair left the store in a vehicle believed to be a silver Ford Taurus sedan.

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Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

Man in drunken rage accused of attacking disabled father

January 15th, 2015 6:05 pm by Jeff Bobo

"He was very remorseful about it. ... He was crying. He cried all the way to jail." -- MCPD Sgt. Ken Lunsford Sr.

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Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

Church Hill police seek help identifying man who used stolen debit card

January 15th, 2015 5:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect bought $35 worth of food and drinks from the Church Hill McDonald's with a debit card reported stolen out of Kingsport.

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Chicago man busted in Hawkins with heroin, pills, stolen Ford Explorer

Chicago man busted in Hawkins with heroin, pills, stolen Ford Explorer

January 15th, 2015 4:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police allegedly seized heroin, pills, cash, and a stolen 2014 Ford Explorer from a man who was found parked in a driveway where he didn't belong just off of Carters Valley Road early Thursday morning.

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'Being nuts': Police say mom  caused husband to wreck with four children

'Being nuts': Police say mom caused husband to wreck with four children

January 15th, 2015 2:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

"As far as we know, she wasn't mad about anything. She was just being nuts. She got over on his lap like she was going to sit in his lap and drive the car, and purposely ran it out of the road." -- CHPD Chief Mark Johnson

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Woman tells police she escaped weekend kidnapping, abuse

Woman tells police she escaped weekend kidnapping, abuse

January 15th, 2015 12:30 pm by John Thompson, NET News Service

ELIZABETHTON - Police observed the woman to have swollen eyes, cut lips, bruising to her neck, arms, left side and ankles.

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Family members testify on second day  of Gergish murder trial

Family members testify on second day of Gergish murder trial

January 14th, 2015 11:38 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Marcus Gergish is accused of gunning down Timothy Peregoy Sr., 47, of Kingsport, in April 2013 outside Timothy "Timbo" Peregoy Jr.'s apartment on Nathaniel Drive in Johnson City.

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