Kingsport Times News Sunday, August 30, 2015
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Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

August 21st, 2015 11:33 am by Rain Smith

On Fairview Avenue, the suspect pulled into the front lawn of a residence, "accelerated rapidly through several yards" and nearly struck a woman who was outside of her home - missing her by only three feet.

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Florida woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle

Florida woman says she secretly recorded Jared Fogle

August 21st, 2015 8:31 am by Associated Press

A Florida woman says former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle told her years ago about his interest in having sex with minors and that she went to authorities who told her to record the conversations.

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RPD makes three meth arrests including a couple shoplifting at Walmart

RPD makes three meth arrests including a couple shoplifting at Walmart

August 20th, 2015 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Megan Nichole Feagins had been released on a $1,500 bond this past Friday following her arrest on Aug. 12 at a Rogersville mobile home park for allegedly causing a disturbance while under the influence of meth.

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No seat belt leads to meth bust

No seat belt leads to meth bust

August 20th, 2015 4:07 pm by Nick Shepherd

During the search, police located four or five individually wrapped baggies of methamphetamine and a set of scales in a white container behind the driver's seat. Hubbard said the drugs were valued at $400 or $500 on the street.

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Alderman's son arrested; allegedly tells cops they're fired

Alderman's son arrested; allegedly tells cops they're fired

August 20th, 2015 2:49 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Bluff City alderman's son was arrested Wednesday for throwing a brick through a man's vehicle window and when confronted by police asked them if they knew who his dad was and they were all fired, according to a police report.

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Police seek suspect in Sullivan County robbery

Police seek suspect in Sullivan County robbery

August 20th, 2015 1:47 pm by Staff Report

Investigators are asking for public assistance in locating a robbery suspect, saying that he held three people at gunpoint inside a Kingsport home.

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Local business operators indicted on federal drug charges

Local business operators indicted on federal drug charges

August 20th, 2015 9:34 am by Matthew Lane

The owner of a Johnson City weight loss clinic and the former owner of a Jonesborough pizza parlor have been indicted on federal drug charges for allegedly filling prescriptions for Oxycodone unlawfully and outside the scope of accepted medical practices.

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Southwest Virginia officials target senior fraud

Southwest Virginia officials target senior fraud

August 20th, 2015 8:15 am by Stephen Igo

Virginia 9th District Rep. Morgan Griffith joined Wise County's sheriff and acting commonwealth's attorney on Tuesday to discuss ways to better protect senior citizens from being victims of abuse and/or fraud.

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Woman made up rape accusation against Tenn. officer

Woman made up rape accusation against Tenn. officer

August 20th, 2015 7:39 am by Associated Press

The woman went to a hospital and said the officer had forced her into sex at a cabin in Gatlinburg. She's now accused of making a false report of rape after the man broke off their affair.

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Felony evading charge dismissed against DUI suspect in 105 mph chase

Felony evading charge dismissed against DUI suspect in 105 mph chase

August 19th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

With his arresting officer out on medical leave for the foreseeable future and unable to testify, a Church Hill man agreed Tuesday to plead guilty to DUI while charges including felony evading arrest were dismissed.

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