Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
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Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

Oldest profession finds newest marketplace

December 5th, 2014 12:25 am by Nick Shepherd

Ordering a prostitute online is as easy as ordering pizza. And chances are law enforcement will not bother you for either one.

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Teen who crashed, left  grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

Teen who crashed, left grandpa behind, allegedly stole vehicle

December 4th, 2014 11:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

On Nov. 25, Nicholas Dru Dempsey, 18, 346 Edgewood St., Church Hill, was accused of fleeing on foot following a two-vehicle wreck at the intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Stone Drive in the Kingsport section of Hawkins County.

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'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

'Special nephew' allegedly steals $290,000 from Kingsport estate

December 4th, 2014 6:06 pm by Rain Smith

Civil proceedings and a subsequent three-year criminal investigation have resulted in a man being charged with stealing nearly $300,000 from his deceased aunt's Sullivan County estate.

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Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

Hawkins man, step-son face assault charges for shotgun, liquor bottle attacks

December 4th, 2014 4:12 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man and his step son are both facing felony aggravated assault charges following an altercation Friday night involving a shotgun and a whiskey bottle.

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UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

UPDATE: Police say badge was assigned to 'special deputies'

December 4th, 2014 1:11 pm by Rain Smith

An alleged Kingsport speeder who attempted to elude a traffic stop is now under scrutiny for more serious offenses, after his crash into a utility pole revealed drugs and a department issued police badge.

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Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

Arrests underway in SW Va. drug cases

December 4th, 2014 11:09 am by Stephen Igo

Police continued a search on Thursday for 14 of 30 individuals wanted on drug charges in the City of Norton and surrounding areas. As of Thursday morning, 16 people had been taken into custody.

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Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

Grand Theft Nada: Game store burglars snatch empty boxes

December 3rd, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A smash and grab burglary at a Kingsport video game store was bungled early Wednesday morning, after a glass door was shattered to make entry, but only empty game cases were stolen.

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Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

Hunger Gains: Shoplifter nabs feast from Kingsport store

December 3rd, 2014 12:24 pm by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole more than $500 in seafood, chicken and red meat from Walmart, including eight to 10 cuts of steak priced at $30 a piece.

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Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

Cold turkey: Dispute over Thanksgiving leftovers lands Hawkins man, ex-wife in jail

December 3rd, 2014 8:42 am by Jeff Bobo

Shortly after 11:30 p.m., Hawkins County Sheriff's Office Deputy Reba Matthews was dispatched to a domestic dispute at the residence of Suzette Singleton, 585 Mooresburg Springs Road, Mooresburg.

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Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

Update: Wanted man faces bomb charges after fleeing arrest

December 2nd, 2014 5:42 pm by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — A wanted man faces new charges after allegedly threatening suicide by cop and running from police, leaving behind an illegal, handcrafted explosive in his Bloomingdale home.

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