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HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

HCSO: Drunk driver allegedly tries to run over neighbor, makes death threats

November 7th, 2013 12:50 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County woman was arrested on a DUI charge Tuesday evening after allegedly trying to run over her neighbor.

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Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

Sullivan considers use of ankle-bracelets to monitor some inmates

November 6th, 2013 11:27 pm by J. H. Osborne

BLOUNTVILLE — The move is seen as a way to improve efficiencies in jail spending and stave off future expansions by reducing the inmate population at the oft-overcrowded county jail.

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Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

Woman charged with embezzlement from Blountville cemetery

November 6th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A 77-year-old Blountville woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $60,000 from a local cemetery, with police saying she did so while serving as treasurer for its volunteer association.

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Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

Camera glasses let judges, juries travel along with Sullivan County officers

November 6th, 2013 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

Over the past four months, three officers on different shifts have been equipped with camera glasses. The sunglasses can record two hours of high-definition video and audio, while also being able to snap still photos.

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SCSO asks for public's help in finding a fugitive

SCSO asks for public's help in finding a fugitive

November 6th, 2013 12:17 pm by Staff report

Officers are looking for Adam Moorefield, 25, Forest View Drive, Kingsport. He currently has outstanding warrants for violation of probation and failure to appear.

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Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

Smartphone makers add features to stymie thieves

November 6th, 2013 8:32 am by By Dana Hull, San Jose Mercury News (MCT)

The theft of iPhones and iPads is so widespread it’s known as “Apple picking.” But Apple devices aren’t the only targets. Nearly one in three robberies nationwide involves the theft of a mobile phone, according to the FCC.

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Duffield woman accused  of assaulting police officers

Duffield woman accused of assaulting police officers

November 5th, 2013 10:16 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Doris Linda Gotts, 66, of Duffield, was indicted on five counts of assaulting a police officer that stem from a Sept. 4 incident at the Travel-Inn motel in Duffield.

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Former Greeneville officer pleads guilty in child porn case

Former Greeneville officer pleads guilty in child porn case

November 5th, 2013 10:00 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville police officer, who downloaded images of nude, prepubescent girls on his patrol car laptop while on duty, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal child pornography charge.

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Trial set for Hawkins woman who  allegedly admitted huffing aerosol

Trial set for Hawkins woman who allegedly admitted huffing aerosol

November 5th, 2013 9:45 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Shortly after 9:30 p.m on Friday, Rogersville police were dispatched to a complaint of a person slumped over in the seat of a green Ford Ranchero pickup in the parking lot of the Rogersville American Legion.

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Tennessee mayor charged with stealing from Toys for Tots

Tennessee mayor charged with stealing from Toys for Tots

November 4th, 2013 8:03 pm by Associated Press

GREENBRIER, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee mayor has been arrested and accused of stealing $60,000 from the Toys for Tots charity he founded.

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