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Church Hill woman accused of trafficking pills from her apartment

Church Hill woman accused of trafficking pills from her apartment

June 6th, 2014 4:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

Around 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Church Hill officers and an agent with the Third Judicial District Drug Task Force executed that search warrant and allegedly seized dozens of pills including unspecified quantities of Suboxone, Diazepam, and Clonazepam.

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SW Va. woman charged with federal bank fraud

SW Va. woman charged with federal bank fraud

June 6th, 2014 2:43 pm by Wes Bunch

A Southwest Virginia woman is charged with federal bank fraud for allegedly stealing almost $100,000 from bank accounts her employer, a Lee County attorney, had been appointed to oversee.

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Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

Second suspect in murder of disabled vet gets life without parole

June 6th, 2014 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

The second of two men who beat and stabbed a disabled war veteran to death last year for drug money was sentenced Friday in Hawkins County Criminal Court to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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Man accused of withdrawing $10K from account of victim with similar name

Man accused of withdrawing $10K from account of victim with similar name

June 6th, 2014 7:00 am by Jeff Bobo

A Greene County man who allegedly impersonated a person with a similar name last month and withdrew $10,000 from that person's bank account was named Monday in a sealed Hawkins County Grand Jury theft indictment.

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Mount Carmel man indicted for double stabbing during meth lab dispute

Mount Carmel man indicted for double stabbing during meth lab dispute

June 5th, 2014 10:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Mount Carmel man accused of stabbing two men with a box cutter earlier this year during a dispute over a meth lab was indicted Monday on several charges, including two counts of attempted second degree murder.

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Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

Hawkins man charged in alcohol-related hypothermia death of teen

June 5th, 2014 8:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Hawkins County man has been arrested and charged with criminally negligent homicide in connection with the alcohol-related hypothermia death of an 18-year-old Volunteer High School student late last year.

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Tenn. targeting construction firm fraud

Tenn. targeting construction firm fraud

June 5th, 2014 3:50 pm by Associated Press

The efforts will help identify employers who are paying workers under the table, intentionally misclassifying workers as independent contractors and who are failing to report all wages paid.

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Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

Once deemed dead, fugitive banker pleads guilty

June 5th, 2014 3:48 pm by RUSS BYNUM, Associated Press

Former investment adviser Aubrey Lee Price was previously declared dead. On Thursday, Price — very much alive — stood before a judge and pleaded guilty in a fraud scheme that fueled a rural bank's collapse and cost his investors tens of millions.

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Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

Egg run spurs Kingsport crash, arrest

June 5th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A DUI suspect who arrived at Walmart in a van riding on two rims — and a third wheel with a flat tire — allegedly shelled out a paltry excuse to Kingsport police: He needed eggs.

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KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

KPD: Man pulls gun in parking lot rage

June 5th, 2014 10:46 am by Rain Smith

A motorist who was called down for allegedly speeding through a Kingsport apartment complex has been arrested, accused of pulling a gun on his critic and threatening to "put a bullet in his head."

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