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JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

JC police charge N.C. woman in Dempsey's jewelry heist

February 8th, 2014 1:24 pm by NET news service

Police have charged a North Carolina woman with stealing more than $90,000 worth of rings from a Johnson City jewelry store, and more arrests are expected.

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Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

Meth proceeds lead to stabbing, felon flees courtroom and more this week in crime

February 8th, 2014 10:00 am by Staff Report

A review of the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Jan. 31 through Feb. 2.

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Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

Manhunt ends with capture of suspect in Blountville break-in

February 8th, 2014 12:35 am by Wes Bunch

BLOUNTVILLE — Larry Allen Stumbo, 24, was taken into custody around 10 p.m. in a wooded area behind the Crown Plaza Shopping Center, located on Highway 394. His arrest came after he allegedly broke into a Blountville home earlier Friday night.

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Big Stone Gap man sentenced in trio of burglaries

Big Stone Gap man sentenced in trio of burglaries

February 7th, 2014 10:26 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Devan Wayne Statzer, 26, 140 Huff Farm Road, located in the Lee portion of Big Stone Gap, was given a 12-year sentence with six years suspended by Circuit Court Judge John Kilgore.

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Kingsport police searching for suspect in series of felonies

Kingsport police searching for suspect in series of felonies

February 7th, 2014 7:45 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Rodney Ray “Baby Ray” Gilbert. Gilbert is wanted on charges of kidnapping, aggravated robbery, three counts of auto burglary, two counts of theft over $1,000 and two counts of felony vandalism.

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KPD seeking information on shoplifting suspects

KPD seeking information on shoplifting suspects

February 7th, 2014 6:47 pm by Staff report

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Police Department is looking for two men who stole six computers by putting them in a cardboard box used for a grill set and then paying $11, according to a press release.

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Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

Update: Oct. 20 trial date set for couple accused of killing child with grape soda

February 7th, 2014 1:54 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Attorney General Berkeley Bell hasn’t ruled out the possibility of seeking the death penalty for a Surgoinsville couple accused of killing 5-year-old Alexa Linboom in 2012 by forcing her to drink an excessive amount of grape soda and water.

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Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

Elderly Blountville woman raped, robbed

February 7th, 2014 9:20 am by Rain Smith

Police are searching for a gun-wielding man who allegedly raped and robbed an elderly woman in her Blountville home, then stole her vehicle and dropped her off at a convenience store.

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Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

Tenn. mom charged in baby's disappearance out on bond

February 7th, 2014 6:41 am by Associated Press

Police say the suspect told them she left the baby at home with her 3-year-old son while she took her 5-year-old son to school. She said that when she returned home, the baby was gone.

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‘Irate’ man accused of threatening to kill girlfriend and pets  — again

‘Irate’ man accused of threatening to kill girlfriend and pets — again

February 7th, 2014 12:15 am by Jeff Bobo

CHURCH HILL — Bill Monroe Stallard, 37, 222 Grandview St., Church Hill, was charged with aggravated assault Wednesday after allegedly threatening to kill his girlfriend and her pets with a box-cutter.

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