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Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

Erwin woman accused of spitting in deputy's pizza has day in court

April 1st, 2014 8:22 am by Brad Hicks, NET News Service

It will be up to a Unicoi County grand jury to decide if the Erwin woman accused of spitting on a pizza purchased by Unicoi County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Frank Rogers will be charged.

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Sneedville man sentenced to eight years on drug charges

Sneedville man sentenced to eight years on drug charges

March 31st, 2014 6:51 pm by Wes Bunch

A member of a 12-person drug trafficking ring that distributed oxycodone in East Tennessee was sentenced to eight years in prison Monday during an appearance in federal court in Greeneville.

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Death row inmates dying of natural causes

Death row inmates dying of natural causes

March 31st, 2014 2:50 pm by Associated Press

Many inmates awaiting execution on Tennessee's death row never make it to the execution chamber.

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Man arrested twice in 4 hours for reckless driving

Man arrested twice in 4 hours for reckless driving

March 31st, 2014 2:47 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol man was arrested twice in less than four hours for alleged reckless driving in Sullivan County — first after street racing in downtown Kingsport, then later for performing burnouts in the crowded parking lot of a daycare center.

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KPD: Vandalism suspect headbutts, threatens to kill officer

KPD: Vandalism suspect headbutts, threatens to kill officer

March 31st, 2014 12:38 pm by Staff Report

A Kingsport police officer received "significant facial injuries" while arresting a vandalism suspect over the weekend, as the man allegedly headbutted and threatened to kill him, garnering felony charges.

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Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

Man ejected from car while fleeing Sullivan County police

March 31st, 2014 10:49 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man faces multiple charges after allegedly fleeing a traffic stop for a broken brake light, then forcing other motorists off the road before flipping his own vehicle.

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Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

Three nabbed on drug trafficking charges in Church Hill apartment

March 30th, 2014 1:29 pm by Staff Report

During a search of the apartment, Subutex Pills were allegedly recovered, of which previous investigation had revealed was the dominant controlled substance allegedly being sold by the occupants.

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Bond set at $1M for Tenn. man charged with attempted kidnapping twice in one week

Bond set at $1M for Tenn. man charged with attempted kidnapping twice in one week

March 30th, 2014 12:21 pm by Associated Press

Bond has been set at $1 million for a 25-year-old Clarksville man charged with attempted kidnapping twice within a week.

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Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

Sullivan County church treasurer accused of embezzling more than $10,000

March 29th, 2014 5:30 pm by Wes Bunch

FALL BRANCH — A Gray man is facing a felony theft charge for allegedly stealing more than $10,000 from the Sullivan County church where he served as treasurer.

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KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

KPD searching for suspect in armed robbery of elderly man

March 29th, 2014 3:23 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Police are a searching for leads in the armed robbery of an elderly man that occurred Saturday morning in a Kingsport neighborhood.

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