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Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

Appalachia man gets 25 years for child porn

June 26th, 2015 1:03 am by Matthew Lane

Adam Scott Mitchell, 31, of Appalachia, Va., received the 300-month prison sentence in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on Thursday. He was previously convicted of child sex crimes in Wise County.

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Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

Kingsport man indicted on child rape charges

June 25th, 2015 5:30 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested for allegedly raping a child in 2012, at which time the victim was less than 10 years old.

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Police seek info on alleged grocery thief

Police seek info on alleged grocery thief

June 25th, 2015 3:00 pm by Staff Report

According to a press release from the Weber City Police Department, the suspect put the items in a cart, rolled the cart out the door and left without paying for the merchandise.

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Woman attacked in Greenbelt robbery

Woman attacked in Greenbelt robbery

June 25th, 2015 12:59 pm by Rain Smith

Police are investigating the alleged robbery of a woman in broad daylight along Kingsport's 9-mile, public access fitness trail, where an unknown man punched her face and possibly broke her nose.

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Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

Guard arrested for aiding convicts faces arraignment

June 25th, 2015 7:37 am by BONNY GHOSH, Associated Press

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) - A maximum-security prison guard who delivered frozen meat with tools hidden inside to two inmates before they escaped will be arraigned on charges of promoting prison contraband and other offenses.

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Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

Former sheriff's apartment set ablaze during burglary

June 24th, 2015 7:49 pm by Jeff Bobo

Rogersville police believe an early morning fire last week in the apartment of former Hawkins County Sheriff Warren Rimer was intentionally set to destroy evidence of a burglary.

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Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

Medication used to treat addiction now the most abused drug in Hawkins

June 24th, 2015 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Tuesday the HCSO Narcotics Unit arrested a Church Hill woman accused of selling her prescribed buprenorphine, also known as Subutex, which is used to treat opiate addiction.

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Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

June 24th, 2015 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

In an incident of theft at a grocery store, the suspect was last spotted pedaling a bicycle on John B. Dennis Highway, "pulling the cart with groceries in it."

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Bristol man faces child porn charges

Bristol man faces child porn charges

June 24th, 2015 10:12 am by Matthew Lane

A 49-year-old Bristol, Tenn., man, who allegedly took pictures and shot video of two underage girls for at least five years, has been indicted on federal child pornography charges.

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NEW PHOTOS: Surgoinsville runaway teen and convicted child molester spotted in N.C.

NEW PHOTOS: Surgoinsville runaway teen and convicted child molester spotted in N.C.

June 24th, 2015 8:16 am by Jeff Bobo

Hayleigh Wilson left her residence in Surgoinsville Monday night to meet 41-year-old convicted child molester Benjamin Shook whom she reportedly met online.

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