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Rogersville man accused of running from police on motorcycle indicted

Rogersville man accused of running from police on motorcycle indicted

February 3rd, 2015 11:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who allegedly led police on a 100 mph motorcycle chase from Mount Carmel to Bean Station was indicted Monday on several charges, including two counts of felony evading arrest.

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JC nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

JC nurse arrested on 12 counts of drug fraud, identity theft

February 3rd, 2015 9:30 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Johnson City police arrested a registered nurse Tuesday after an investigation into fraudulent prescriptions being written on old prescription pads, according to an affidavit filed in Washington County General Sessions Court.

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SW Va. man pleads guilty in child porn case

SW Va. man pleads guilty in child porn case

February 3rd, 2015 8:30 pm by Matthew Lane

Ten days after being released from state prison, a Big Stone Gap, Va., man did not inform law enforcement of his plans to move to Johnson City, but he did start taking sexually explicit photographs of a three-year-old girl, federal prosecutors charge.

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Tip leads to seventh DUI for Kingsport man

Tip leads to seventh DUI for Kingsport man

February 3rd, 2015 1:50 pm by Rain Smith

Police are crediting a concerned motorist in the arrest of "a menace to Kingsport's roadways," as they tailed an erratic driver on Monday afternoon and relayed directions through dispatch, spurring the suspect's seventh arrest for DUI.

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Hawkins cemetery operator indicted for theft, forgery and money laundering

Hawkins cemetery operator indicted for theft, forgery and money laundering

February 3rd, 2015 1:03 pm by Jeff Bobo

"In that kind of business you hold a place of public trust, and what has taken place is a betrayal of that public trust." -- Attorney General Dan Armstrong

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Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

Church Hill woman runs husband over after argument

February 2nd, 2015 9:00 pm by Nick Shepherd

The victim was walking across the parking lot of Food City and while in front of Fox's Pizza, Vickie Jennings allegedly ran over her husband in a red Pontiac Grand Am.

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Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

Oxycodone and suboxone seized from Hawkins man during traffic stop

February 2nd, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who was allegedly found in possession of suboxone and oxycodone during a traffic stop Friday afternoon said he was driving on the wrong side of the road because he was watching police through his rear view mirror.

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Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

Johnson City man claims PTSD led to wife's early morning shooting

February 2nd, 2015 7:00 pm by NET News Service

Responding to a shooting report just after 2 a.m., police found Mack's wife, Jennifer, lying in a bedroom floor. She had a gunshot wound to her left hip area. She told police her husband had beaten her all day before shooting her.

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DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

DUI suspect asleep in driveway with foot on brake of car running in gear

February 2nd, 2015 3:36 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police later found out the car was running, and was in "drive," and was only being held in place by the unconscious driver's foot on the brake.

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Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

Cracked!: Kingsport men arrested for stealing safe

February 2nd, 2015 2:21 pm by Nick Shepherd

Would-be safe thieves had their plot foiled when neighbors saw them flipping a safe across a parking lot and informed police. The kicker? The safe was completely empty.

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