Kingsport Times News Friday, December 19, 2014
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Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

Charity official charged with embezzlement of Bristol library funds

August 21st, 2014 1:01 pm by Rain Smith

An official with a local, multi-million dollar charity has been charged with felony embezzlement, stemming from the alleged theft of $20,000 while previously employed by the Bristol Public Library.

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Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

Man allegedly steals $10K in goods from Kingsport employer

August 20th, 2014 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man faces felony charges after allegedly stealing more than $10,000 worth of merchandise from his Kingsport employer and posting them for sale online — along with his cell phone number as a means of contact.

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Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

Ex-museum worker allegedly takes $61K in taxpayer money

August 20th, 2014 3:40 pm by Associated Press

At the time she was hired as an administrative services assistant in 2011, Tennessee State Museum officials were not aware the suspect was a convicted felon on parole for a theft of property of over $60,000.

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TBI launches human trafficking initiative

TBI launches human trafficking initiative

August 19th, 2014 11:00 pm by Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The campaign is called "It Has To Stop" and features a website with links for visitors to join nonprofits and other groups in the effort to curb trafficking in Tennessee and abroad.

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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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