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Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

Blountville man charged with assault, child neglect

November 4th, 2013 12:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police say a man who choked, cut and kicked his girlfriend in the face was later located in his Blountville home "passed out" on the floor with an unattended, crying baby.

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Church Hill domestic assault suspect also facing drug charges

Church Hill domestic assault suspect also facing drug charges

November 3rd, 2013 3:07 pm by Jeff Bobo

“I observed what appeared to be a shoe print on the defendant's right cheek, as well on his chest, which I later determined he received while allegedly attempting to drag Dora out of her vehicle by her feet and legs.” -- CHPD Officer Chip Whitaker

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Vehicle driven into empty swimming pool; drug, DUI charges filed

Vehicle driven into empty swimming pool; drug, DUI charges filed

November 2nd, 2013 5:42 pm by NET News Service

Washington County deputies arrived at a Johnson City residence to find a vehicle had been driven into an empty swimming pool.

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Baby overdoses, pharmacy robbery and more this week in crime

Baby overdoses, pharmacy robbery and more this week in crime

November 2nd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories from the Times-News staff, for the week of Oct. 25 through Nov. 1

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Armed robbers handcuff Kingsport clerk, steal other employee's car

Armed robbers handcuff Kingsport clerk, steal other employee's car

November 1st, 2013 5:08 pm by Rain Smith

Police say two men brandishing handguns robbed a Kingsport check cashing business on Friday, handcuffing one clerk and fleeing in the other employee's car.

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Police: Inmates attack Kingsport child rape suspect

Police: Inmates attack Kingsport child rape suspect

November 1st, 2013 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

According to a police report, the assault occurred as the four men were in a holding cell awaiting appearances in Kingsport court, with one suspect saying they were motivated by the charges of sex crimes against a child.

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Church Hill police allegedly find drug deal records on passed out woman

Church Hill police allegedly find drug deal records on passed out woman

November 1st, 2013 1:32 pm by Rain Smith

It's the second time in 11 months that the suspect has allegedly been found intoxicated in a parking lot, this time with scraps of paper detailing drug deals.

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Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

Fugitive from Carter Co. shooting that wounded 2 captured in Hampton trailer

November 1st, 2013 9:52 am by John Thompson, NET News Service

The second of two cousins wanted in a series of drive-by shootings in Carter County was captured early this morning in Hampton, Sheriff Chris Mathes said.

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CHPD arrests one of four suspects in theft of pickup

CHPD arrests one of four suspects in theft of pickup

October 31st, 2013 10:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Shortly after 1 a.m. Tuesday, CHPD Officer Brian Boggs was in McDonald’s parking lot on Silver Lake Road, when he reportedly observed a white Mazda pickup he knew to be stolen that had been lightly painted over with black primer.

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Former Duffield jailer gets probation on drug charges

Former Duffield jailer gets probation on drug charges

October 31st, 2013 9:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A former guard at the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail in Duffield pleaded no contest earlier this month to drug possession charges that stemmed from an investigation into allegations he was supplying inmates with contraband.

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