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Scott grand jury indicts Blountville man who allegedly ran over girlfriend in 2011

Scott grand jury indicts Blountville man who allegedly ran over girlfriend in 2011

November 8th, 2013 12:04 am by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Argie Brian Baker, 30, of Blountville, had charges of attempted 2nd degree murder and malicious wounding certified Monday by a Scott County grand jury in connection with the alleged December 2011 incident.

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Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

Woman allegedly found in ditch with meth

November 7th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

Two baggies of meth were allegedly seized from a Hawkins County woman who was found sitting in a roadside ditch Tuesday afternoon.

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KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

KPD, US Marshals team up to check sex offender registry status, arrest one

November 7th, 2013 1:44 pm by Staff report

A Kingsport man was arrested for violation of the sex offender registry after officers with the Kingsport Police Department teamed up with the U.S. Marshals service to conduct sex offender compliance checks,according to a police report.

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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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