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Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

Bank inspector walks in on residential copper theft in progress

July 22nd, 2014 10:20 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly caught red-handed attempting to steal copper wiring from a vacant, bank-owned residence was arraigned Monday on charges including burglary and felony vandalism.

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Kingsport man, 74, charged with dealing crack cocaine

Kingsport man, 74, charged with dealing crack cocaine

July 22nd, 2014 3:59 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they located crack cocaine within the suspect's home during the execution of a search warrant, along with small baggies and other paraphernalia commonly used to package the drug for resale.

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Rogersville man allegedly urinates off balcony onto disabled neighbor

Rogersville man allegedly urinates off balcony onto disabled neighbor

July 22nd, 2014 3:17 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect appeared in court Monday where he was sentenced to eight days in jail in exchange for a public intoxication guilty plea. He was also served with an assault private prosecution warrant by a 65-year-old woman who claims, "He peed all over me."

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Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

Kingsport burglary suspects photographed by trail cam

July 22nd, 2014 12:19 pm by Staff Report

Police are seeking information on a pair of individuals photographed during a recent Kingsport home burglary, noting that the male suspect's full-length sleeve tattoos are exposed during the $4,000 theft.

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KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

KPD: Squalid conditions prompt child neglect arrest

July 22nd, 2014 11:32 am by Rain Smith

A welfare check on children at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of their mother, as police reportedly found no running water, spoiled food, and dog urine on "every floor."

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Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

Marathon suspect's friend guilty of impeding probe

July 21st, 2014 9:00 pm by DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Azamat Tazhayakov was charged with obstruction of justice and conspiracy, with prosecutors saying he agreed with a friend's plan to remove Tsarnaev's backpack containing altered fireworks from his dorm room a few days after the 2013 bombing.

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Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

Piney Flats man sentenced in counterfeit postage scheme

July 21st, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A 34-year-old Piney Flats man has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison for using more than $200,000 in counterfeit postage with his online vinyl decal business.

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Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

Woman allegedly attacks daughter, bites Kingsport officer

July 21st, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman is facing numerous charges after allegedly pouring a bottle of liquor on her daughter, ripping off the other woman's shirt and attempting to choke her with it, then biting an officer after she was pepper sprayed.

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Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

Man charged with attempted murder of Kingsport woman

July 21st, 2014 3:55 pm by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

A Johnson City man was arrested this weekend after a Kingsport woman said he abducted her, beat her and pushed her out of a moving vehicle.

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Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

Some counterfeit Kingsport cash not detectable with pens

July 21st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

Following eight additional reports of fake money over the weekend, Kingsport police are now offering several tips for revealing phony bills, while noting that detector pens won't alert to some counterfeiting techniques being deployed.

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