Kingsport Times News Tuesday, October 21, 2014
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The family that raids together, pays together

The family that raids together, pays together

October 9th, 2014 2:44 pm by Rain Smith

Four North Carolina residents have been arrested following the alleged strong-armed robbery attempt of a disputed car in Kingsport, where victims were threatened at gunpoint and had to fight off forced entry into their home.

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Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

Police: Toddlers wander shoeless outside while mom slumbers

October 9th, 2014 11:44 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport mother's Wednesday afternoon nap was interrupted by police, after her two toddlers were allegedly found wandering through woods and streets without shoes.

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Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

Mom who OD'd arrested after son gave pill stash to EMS

October 9th, 2014 8:00 am by Jeff Bobo

Jennifer Lea Napier allegedly fought with police at her home, and again when — while in custody — when she attempted to walk out of the emergency room at the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital.

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Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

Man whose indoor pot farm went up in blazes sentenced to prison

October 8th, 2014 4:18 pm by Jeff Bobo

Upon their arrival firefighters observed what appeared to be an indoor marijuana growing operation in the burning residence, with several plants, lights and other equipment. Firefighters then contacted the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office.

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'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

'Malicious' vandals continue Stone Drive offensive

October 8th, 2014 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Less than a week after announcing a reward for information in a string of Stone Drive vandalisms — which inflicted more than $7,000 worth of damage — Kingsport police say additional businesses have now had windows shattered on their property.

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Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

Neglect suspect 'forgot' infant in vehicle while eating breakfast

October 8th, 2014 1:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — A man accused of leaving his 5-month-old baby alone inside a vehicle at a Food City parking lot for 22 minutes while he went in for breakfast has a trial date set for later this month.

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Hawkins man indicted in second home invasion, robbery

Hawkins man indicted in second home invasion, robbery

October 8th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The Aug. 9 arrest of a man accused in a home invasion and robbery on Tranbarger Road in Hawkins County helped Church Hill police identify the suspect in a similar crime that occurred nearly a month earlier.

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Rogersville businessman convicted on lesser homicide count from 2012 wreck

Rogersville businessman convicted on lesser homicide count from 2012 wreck

October 7th, 2014 7:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

It took less than an hour for a Hawkins County jury to find Rogersville businessman Roger Dale Stewart guilty on three felony counts including criminally negligent homicide for a 2012 crash that caused the death of an 84-year-old woman.

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Gray man sentenced to 15 years for trying to conceal crack, purchase firearm

Gray man sentenced to 15 years for trying to conceal crack, purchase firearm

October 7th, 2014 6:30 pm by Matthew Lane

A 41-year-old Gray man, who attempted to hide crack cocaine in his underwear and purchase firearms while being a convicted felon, has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for his crimes.

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Mount Carmel woman accused of making death threats with gun was 'very intoxicated'

Mount Carmel woman accused of making death threats with gun was 'very intoxicated'

October 7th, 2014 6:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe alcohol was a factor Friday when a Mount Carmel woman allegedly pointed a gun at a woman who came to collect a debt from her boyfriend.

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