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'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

'Bald Johnny' allegedly linked to theft of stepfather's guns

August 19th, 2014 10:16 pm by Jeff Bobo

Jonathan Arnold "Bald Johnny" Fairchild was immediately suspected of stealing two handguns from his stepfather's closet last year. When both guns surfaced this past April, that suspicion was allegedly confirmed.

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Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

Police: Woman faces felony for bogus pharmacy gunman claim

August 19th, 2014 6:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A woman allegedly told her father last week there was a man with a handgun in the parking lot of the Bulls Gap pharmacy. That story, which turned out to be bogus, was relayed by the father to pharmacy employees.

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Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

Elizabethton man allegedly leads high-speed police pursuit

August 19th, 2014 4:30 pm by NET News Service

An Elizabethton man was arrested Tuesday on charges that he led Johnson City police on a high speed chase — running three stop signs — after they tried to stop him for a light law violation.

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Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

Alleged road rage toward detective prompts Kingsport arrest

August 19th, 2014 1:13 pm by Rain Smith

A man has been arrested in Kingsport after allegedly cursing, tailgating and swerving his vehicle at a Hawkins County police officer — reportedly angry because she had investigated past cases against him.

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Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

Wise County mom takes Alford pleas in toddler's death

August 19th, 2014 12:17 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie M. Baldwin will serve a net 14 years in prison for her role in the death of 2-year old Emma Baldwin on or around Oct. 19, 2012. According to the child's father, Baldwin preferred to "party Emma's life away, slowly" rather than be a proper mother.

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Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

Grandmother arrested for allegedly beating girl for coming home an hour late

August 18th, 2014 9:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County grandmother was charged with aggravated assault Friday for allegedly beating her 15-year-old granddaughter with a belt for coming home an hour late.

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Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

Jury selection to begin in Baldwin trial

August 18th, 2014 6:30 pm by Stephen Igo

Brandie Maxine Baldwin, 31, is indicted on four counts, including one count of de facto second-degree felony murder related to the beating death of her daughter, Emma.

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Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

Grandfather charged with assault after 'play wrestling' gets out of hand

August 18th, 2014 5:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man was charged with domestic assault and public intoxication Saturday evening after a bout of "play wrestling" with is 13-year-old grandson allegedly got out of hand.

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Hawkins parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

Hawkins parents charged with neglect over 'nasty' living conditions

August 18th, 2014 4:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Hawkins County couple were charged with child neglect Saturday after a sheriff's deputy serving a probation violation arrest warrant on the father allegedly found an infant living in "very dirty nasty" conditions.

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THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

THP trooper placed on leave in wake of domestic assault arrest

August 18th, 2014 4:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Russel "Rusty" D. Holtsclaw, 28, was arrested Aug. 10 — his birthday — after the argument and physical assault on Laura Holtsclaw at the couple's Johnson City home.

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