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Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

Kingsport man to take plea in federal drug case

July 18th, 2014 8:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A Lynn Garden man, arrested in April of last year by the Kingsport Police Department's SWAT team, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal drug charge.

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Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

Parents: Ex-bus driver should not get diversion for crash that injured Crockett students

July 18th, 2014 7:19 pm by BECKY CAMPBELL, NET News Service

Brenda Gray, 56, of Jonesborough, pleaded guilty in a "best interest" plea to eight counts of aggravated assault by recklessness, one count of felony reckless endangerment and one count of speeding.

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KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

KPD: Man makes false kidnapping claim hours after release from jail

July 18th, 2014 1:46 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has allegedly filed a false kidnapping report against a woman who had just bonded him out of jail but then booted him from her vehicle after learning he intended to skip court.

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Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

Large amount of counterfeit currency circulating in Kingsport

July 18th, 2014 10:55 am by Rain Smith

Kingsport police are alerting shoppers and businesses alike to counterfeit money that's flowing throughout the city — with approximately a dozen reports in the past week — saying that some of the phony cash is even received from bank tellers and ATMs.

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Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

Police seek info on Bloomingdale burglaries

July 18th, 2014 9:37 am by Staff Report

The two suspects recently caught on a home security camera could be connected to a rash of burglaries in the area, according to police.

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2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

2 charged with kidnapping, murder of Tenn. woman

July 18th, 2014 6:55 am by Associated Press

Two people have been charged with kidnapping and killing a Tennessee woman in a case police initially though was a hit-and-run.

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Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

Sullivan Sheriff's Office gets $35,000 check for part in cable TV show

July 17th, 2014 10:14 pm by J. H. Osborne

The Sullivan County Commission is expected to vote Monday to authorize the sheriff's office to cash a $35,000 check from Electus, as payment for SCSO being featured in seven episodes of "Southern Justice."

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PHOTO GALLERY: Fire at Hawkins residence reveals large indoor marijuana farm

PHOTO GALLERY: Fire at Hawkins residence reveals large indoor marijuana farm

July 17th, 2014 8:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

Sheriff Ronnie Lawson said this indoor marijuana growing operation wasn't even on his department's radar until it was discovered due to the fire.

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Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

Kingsport man allegedly interferes with EMS

July 17th, 2014 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

Emergency responders attempting to tend to an unresponsive woman at a Kingsport bus stop were allegedly accosted by a man on Wednesday, prompting his arrest.

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KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

KPD: Man crashes into Kingsport home 'inches' from porch sitters

July 17th, 2014 12:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man who reportedly lost control of his vehicle while speeding along a residential Kingsport street, striking a home and sending debris into the face of one person on the porch, has been apprehended nearly a week after fleeing the scene.

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