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Hawkins woman claims paver completed work without permission, demanded $6,400

Hawkins woman claims paver completed work without permission, demanded $6,400

May 15th, 2014 10:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating a $6,400 paving scam allegedly perpetrated last month by a man recently indicted for a similar crime in Virginia.

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Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

Scott County Sheriff's Office deputy cleared of misdemeanor assault

May 15th, 2014 10:32 pm by Wes Bunch

A Scott County sheriff's deputy was cleared of wrongdoing in Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court on Wednesday after he was found not guilty of assaulting his wife.

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Surgoinsville man faces drug trafficking charges after disturbance call

Surgoinsville man faces drug trafficking charges after disturbance call

May 15th, 2014 8:40 pm by Jeff Bobo

An intoxicated man who was allegedly causing a disturbance Wednesday at a Surgoinsville trailer park is facing a drug trafficking charge after police allegedly found his one-day-old pill prescription excessively depleted.

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Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

Fatal shooting at motel in JC; suspect at large

May 15th, 2014 8:20 pm by becky campbell, NET news service

Johnson City police and Washington County Sheriff's Office deputies were on the scene of a fatal shooting at the Johnson Inn on West Market Street on Thursday evening.

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Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

Kingsport police seek info on serial stalker

May 15th, 2014 4:05 pm by Rain Smith

Multiple Kingsport and Sullivan County women — oftentimes recently widowed — have been solicited by an unknown man. He approaches as they're working in their yards, walking or out shopping, frequently offering handyman work.

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Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

Hawkins County man allegedly admits to trying to cut child's throat

May 15th, 2014 2:41 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police arriving at the home were confronted by Donnie Gene Rhoton, who was allegedly armed with a lock-blade pocket knife. Following a brief standoff, he was taken into custody and charged with aggravated child abuse.

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Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

Two face charges in Sullivan County meth discovery

May 15th, 2014 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

A man recently stabbed during an alleged argument over drug proceeds — and wanted on meth related charges in Hawkins County — is now sought for reportedly fleeing police at a Blountville methamphetamine operation.

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Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

Johnson City woman allegedly rams police cruiser, drags deputy

May 15th, 2014 1:16 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Jessica L. Ball faces charges from the Johnson City Police Department, Jonesborough Public Safety and the Washington County Sheriff's Office.

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Child porn nets Gray man 20 years in prison

Child porn nets Gray man 20 years in prison

May 15th, 2014 8:24 am by Staff Report

A Gray man who was investigated by the FBI for distributing child pornography has been sentenced to serve 20 years in prison.

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Hearing delayed for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

Hearing delayed for Johnson City pharmacist accused of injecting wife

May 15th, 2014 7:48 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

The preliminary hearing for a pharmacist accused of trying to kill his wife was delayed Wednesday after two state's witnesses didn't show up.

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