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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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Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

Hawkins County woman claims houseguest stole, wrecked car

January 21st, 2015 3:45 am by Jeff Bobo

In a separate complaint Sunday, the victim reported that a Morristown woman had stolen several power tools and hand tools. The Hawkins County Sheriff's Office is investigating both allegations.

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Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

Woman: Boyfriend's attack intended to harm unborn child

January 21st, 2015 2:30 am by Jeff Bobo

The victim reportedly stated that she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, who was identified as Jonathan Edward Potts, 21,735 Mt. Carmel Road, Mosheim.

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Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

Couple accused of cooking meth at deceased grandmother's house

January 21st, 2015 12:34 am by Jeff Bobo

Amy Lawson told police she observed her sister's husband, Joshua Edgar "Josh" Lawson, 25, 340 Silver Lake Road, Church Hill, inside the residence wearing a gas mask and blue gloves.

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Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

Police searching for suspect in Johnson City bank robbery

January 20th, 2015 6:22 pm by Staff report

The suspect was wearing dark pants, a blue T-shirt, white shoes and a black and white ball cap. He also has some facial hair and appeared to be wearing glasses.

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Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

Fund established for Kingsport shooting victim

January 20th, 2015 6:15 pm by Rain Smith

Nearly two weeks after being shot at a Kingsport apartment and left in critical condition, a Georgia woman is set to be transported for specialized brain care closer to home — generating a hefty, uninsured medical bill to get her there.

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Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

Kingsport drug deal ends in gunfire

January 20th, 2015 3:16 pm by Rain Smith

Two Johnson City residents have been arrested after a "drug deal went bad" in Kingsport, leading to late-night gunfire near an assisted living facility.

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Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

Local departments warn of Green Dot scam

January 20th, 2015 12:54 pm by Marci Gore

In Scott County, victims are told they have won a large sum of money and a new car, but must pay $1,000 for taxes and fees. Kingsport residents are being solicited by someone claiming to be "David Quillin," which is the name of city's police chief.

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