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Head of local drug ring headed to prison

Head of local drug ring headed to prison

January 23rd, 2015 11:53 am by Matthew Lane

The patriarch of one of the largest "gravel" dealers in the Model City has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison. Johnny Michael Stallard claims to have possessed 7,500 grams of the drug, and directed several family members involved in trafficking.

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Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

Trafficking juveniles for sex gets JC man 97 months in pen

January 23rd, 2015 9:16 am by Matthew Lane

Jerry Johnson drove underage girls to a local hotel to have sex with construction workers, who in turn provided the girls with alcohol and marijuana.

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Analysis of evidence in Bobo case finished

Analysis of evidence in Bobo case finished

January 23rd, 2015 8:06 am by ADRIAN SAINZ, Associated Press

Holly Bobo's disappearance in Tennessee and the subsequent lengthy search attracted national attention as authorities distributed posters with her photograph throughout the South.

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Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

Arrest made in Bloomingdale crime spree

January 22nd, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A suspect has been arrested in a string of thefts that recently occurred in Bloomingdale, where multiple lawnmowers and a dirt bike were ridden or pushed away from the victims' properties.

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Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

Local teacher faces DUI after hitting school bus

January 22nd, 2015 3:15 pm by Nick Shepherd

A Gate City High School teacher has been charged with driving under the influence — while her young daughter was in the vehicle — after allegedly hitting a school bus as it transported cheerleaders.

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Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

Video: Police seek info on felony shoplifter

January 22nd, 2015 2:18 pm by Staff Report

A white male allegedly disabled a security device to enable him to steal a $700 Dyson vacuum cleaner from Kohl's in Kingsport.

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KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

KPD: Homeless man stole sick boy's money

January 22nd, 2015 1:17 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who swiped cash from the donation jar at a Kingsport store — effectively stealing $200 from the family of a local boy who is battling cancer.

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KPD searching for smart phone thieves

KPD searching for smart phone thieves

January 21st, 2015 5:30 pm by Staff report

Kingsport police are searching for two suspects who opened a fake account then purchased real smart phones, according to a press release.

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Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

Reckless driver boasts that he 'smoked' Kingsport police

January 21st, 2015 10:49 am by Rain Smith

Being arrested on multiple felony charges should probably humble a 19-year-old youth. But apparently not Kingsport's Gregory A. Fletcher, who allegedly fled police at approximately 100 mph in Lynn Garden, then bragged "I smoked your ass."

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Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

Kingsport man pleads no contest, found guilty in vehicular homicide in JC crash

January 21st, 2015 8:04 am by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Cody Dingus, 23, now stands convicted of vehicular homicide by reckless conduct and evading arrest. It's a reduction from the original charge of vehicular homicide by intoxication.

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