Kingsport Times News Friday, August 28, 2015
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Meth party, disturbances at trailer park result in two arrests

Meth party, disturbances at trailer park result in two arrests

August 14th, 2015 5:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two Hawkins County women who had allegedly been using meth and causing a disturbance at a Rogersville mobile home park were arrested Wednesday on charges including meth possession.

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Hawkins woman facing animal cruelty charges for emaciated ponies

Hawkins woman facing animal cruelty charges for emaciated ponies

August 14th, 2015 5:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

"Several of the horses and/or ponies appeared to be in poor health. Also, the animals have no grass for grazing. The property is mostly dirt and weeds. I also observed no hay or feed in the lots for the animals." -- Deputy Kevin Johnson

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Woman accused of importing synthetic marijuana from China

Woman accused of importing synthetic marijuana from China

August 14th, 2015 12:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

For the second time in two weeks the Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is reporting the discovery of synthetic narcotics that were allegedly purchased via mail order from a source in China.

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Nickelsville man gets 20 years for gravel distribution

Nickelsville man gets 20 years for gravel distribution

August 13th, 2015 8:30 pm by Marci Gore

The Commonwealth offered, as evidence, video and audio of the controlled purchase, lab analysis and the prior criminal history of the defendant, including convictions for drug distribution in 2009.

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Accused child molester who was free on bond arrested in underage sex sting

Accused child molester who was free on bond arrested in underage sex sting

August 13th, 2015 8:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man who is awaiting trial for alleged improper touching of two girls ages 8 and 10 was arrested Thursday in a sting operation after he allegedly arranged to meet an underage girl for sex near Rogersville.

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Police seek tips on Scott County burglary

Police seek tips on Scott County burglary

August 13th, 2015 7:30 pm by Marci Gore

Unknown persons removed a locked gate from its hinges and entered the property, presumably at night, where a camper is situated, then made away with approximately $3,800 in chainsaws.

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Update: Alleged downtown gunman called cops to threaten murder

Update: Alleged downtown gunman called cops to threaten murder

August 13th, 2015 5:22 pm by Rain Smith

A man who called police and threatened to kill someone then armed himself with a rifle when visited by officers, according to officials, igniting a downtown standoff that snarled Center Street traffic until he was Tasered and subdued.

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Dozens sought in SW VA. drug roundup

Dozens sought in SW VA. drug roundup

August 13th, 2015 3:15 pm by Stephen Igo

Law officers from various agencies are assisting Norton Police in locating 75 individuals in Norton and the surrounding area on a variety of drug charges, including some in Scott and Dickenson Counties.

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Rainbow flag's attention spurs man to stalk stranger

Rainbow flag's attention spurs man to stalk stranger

August 13th, 2015 1:58 pm by Rain Smith

When a female arrived at her Kingsport home, an unknown man pulled into the driveway and began videoing her and the residence. A male neighbor then confronted the stranger, who claimed he had "rights to film."

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Mom allegedly reports to jail with drugs to serve child neglect sentence

Mom allegedly reports to jail with drugs to serve child neglect sentence

August 12th, 2015 5:29 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill mom who was sentenced to 60 days in jail last week for leaving her 2-year-old daughter home alone while she went shopping is now facing a potential 3-6 year sentenced for allegedly smuggling drugs into the jail.

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