Kingsport Times News Tuesday, March 3, 2015
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KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

KPD drug bust turns up 'multiple' fake IDs

February 13th, 2015 12:30 pm by Rain Smith

A complaint of possible criminal activity at a Kingsport residence has led to the arrest of an illegal immigrant, according to police, as he possessed drugs, guns and multiple fake IDs.

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Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

Former Washington County jail supervisor pleads guilty to shoplifting

February 13th, 2015 7:58 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Richard "Rick" Edens Jr., 49, Telford, was issued a misdemeanor citation on Nov. 21 after he tried to get out of Sam's Club, 300 Franklin Terrace, Johnson City, with $254 worth of merchandise concealed inside a puppy training pad box.

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KPD searching for debit card thief

KPD searching for debit card thief

February 12th, 2015 9:30 pm by Staff reports

Kingsport police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole a debit card from a parking lot and went on a mini-shopping spree, according to a press release.

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Attorney: Suspended Tennessee DB Williams indicted in rape case

Attorney: Suspended Tennessee DB Williams indicted in rape case

February 12th, 2015 7:57 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

David Eldridge said Thursday that Michael Williams had turned himself in and was released on $40,000 bond.

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Heist at Kingsport armored service leads to Bristol man's arrest

Heist at Kingsport armored service leads to Bristol man's arrest

February 12th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

An arrest had been made in the recent burglary of a Kingsport armored vehicle service, where suspects attempted to go through a wall before setting off an alarm, then fleeing with more than $10,000.

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Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

Info sought on Bloomingdale burglary

February 12th, 2015 2:25 pm by Staff Report

Police are asking for the public's assistance in a felony burglary case, saying thousands of dollars worth of tools were swiped from a Sullivan County wrecker service.

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Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

Man charged with rape, kidnapping of elderly Blountville woman

February 12th, 2015 1:20 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Blountville man who ignited a manhunt last year after allegedly raping, kidnapping and robbing an elderly woman was formally charged in a Thursday court appearance.

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Tracking device triggers Kingsport stalking arrest

Tracking device triggers Kingsport stalking arrest

February 12th, 2015 11:30 am by Rain Smith

For the second time in six months, the same Blountville man has been arrested for alleged stalking incidents in Kingsport - this time accused of attaching a "tracking device" to the victim's vehicle.

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Jonesborough man nets 9 charges in hit-and-run crash

Jonesborough man nets 9 charges in hit-and-run crash

February 12th, 2015 7:21 am by Max Hrenda, NET News Service

Police said a Jonesborough man's attempt to elude them because of two active warrants resulted in his arrest and nine additional criminal charges.

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Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

Accused shooter of 3 Muslim students had earlier run-ins

February 12th, 2015 7:11 am by MICHAEL BIESECKER and EMERY P. DALESIO, Associated Press

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - The North Carolina man accused of killing three Muslim students in a dispute over parking spaces had earlier run-ins with his neighbors, sometimes while wearing a handgun on his hip.

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