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The week in crime

The week in crime

June 28th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff reports

This week's stories include a man arrested with 333 rounds of ammo after previously warning of the apocalypse, a man getting punched for trying to free a puppy in a car and a woman charged with attempted murder, among others

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KPD seek woman who allegedly cashed counterfeit payroll checks

KPD seek woman who allegedly cashed counterfeit payroll checks

June 27th, 2014 10:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

Kingsport police are asking for the public's help in locating a woman who allegedly cashed Big Lots payroll checks at different locations around the city.

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Argument over pot plants escalates into food fight, domestic assault

Argument over pot plants escalates into food fight, domestic assault

June 27th, 2014 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

When HCSO Deputy Reba Matthews arrived on the scene she reportedly found barbecue sauce splattered on the walls and ceiling of the living room and kitchen.

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Parents accused of locking up child in basement for 2 years

Parents accused of locking up child in basement for 2 years

June 27th, 2014 7:00 pm by By Steve Visser, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (MCT)

"The victim had been confined to the room for most of the past two years and a lock had been added to the victim's room in January 2013," Smith said. "The victim had no access to books, toys, entertainment devices, or his siblings."

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'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

'Son of God' allegedly threatens murder in Kingsport court

June 27th, 2014 3:59 pm by Rain Smith

A Jonesborough man's bizarre list of Kingsport offenses —burglarizing a home and warning of the apocalypse, assaulting a mechanic with an oil pan — has grown following a threat allegedly levied in city court: "If I had time I'd cut you up into 40 pieces."

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KPD seeking witnesses in crash that killed former state representative Michael Locke

KPD seeking witnesses in crash that killed former state representative Michael Locke

June 27th, 2014 2:55 pm by Nick Shepherd

KPD investigators are asking for the public's help in locating four very specific witnesses. These witnesses could possibly provide valuable information to the case

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Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

Ex-cop suspect in deaths of 2 women in suitcases

June 27th, 2014 6:58 am by STEVE KARNOWSKI and DINESH RAMDE, Associated Press

Steven M. Zelich is scheduled to appear in court in Wisconsin on Friday afternoon on two counts of hiding a corpse. Authorities say he met his victims online, bound and killed them and kept their bodies for months.

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Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

Hawkins IDB approves TVA nuke plant ruins for SWAT training

June 27th, 2014 6:30 am by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County's SWAT team trains in schools, churches, mountains, fields, urban setting, forests, and just about any other type of environment that can be found in this region. Add to that post-nuclear wasteland.

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Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for  DUI checkpoint

Tennessee, Virginia officers joining forces for DUI checkpoint

June 27th, 2014 12:19 am by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department announced that the area-wide campaign will kick off locally with a DUI-sobriety checkpoint at the Tennessee-Virginia line on Lynn Garden Drive. The checkpoint will take place from 11:00 p.m. until 1 a.m.

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KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

KPD seeking identity of woman in laptop thefts

June 26th, 2014 10:13 pm by Wes Bunch

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a woman who allegedly stole a pair of laptop computers valued over $1,000 from a local retailer.

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