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KPD: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

KPD: Man lies about identity, threatens to "whip" officer

August 28th, 2013 12:41 pm by Nick Shepherd

KINGSPORT — Larry Rodney Brewer, 46, 653 Arch Street, Kingsport, was arrested and charged with criminal impersonation and retaliation for past actions. He was also served a past warrant for aggravated assault.

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Carnival worker charged with raping runaway Kingsport teen at Appalachian Fairgrounds

Carnival worker charged with raping runaway Kingsport teen at Appalachian Fairgrounds

August 27th, 2013 7:55 pm by Tony Casey, NET News Service

JONESBOROUGH — Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 29-year-old Harold Robert House, 612 E. Maple St., Johnson City, on accusations that he had sex with the 17-year-old Kingsport girl twice on Friday.

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Police chief’s son indicted on weapon, cop impersonation charges

Police chief’s son indicted on weapon, cop impersonation charges

August 27th, 2013 3:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A police chief’s son accused of impersonating a cop and detaining a motorist while in possession of a badge, automatic rifle, and SWAT equipment was indicted Monday in Hawkins County on one felony and two misdemeanor counts.

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KPD cleared of excessive force in June shooting, suspect indicted

KPD cleared of excessive force in June shooting, suspect indicted

August 27th, 2013 3:47 pm by Nick Shepherd

A grand jury today decided that the Kingsport Police Department did not use excessive force in a June shooting.

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Charges against high-speed pursuit suspect bound over to Scott grand jury

Charges against high-speed pursuit suspect bound over to Scott grand jury

August 27th, 2013 2:08 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Jason T. Byrns, of Kingsport, is facing charges of attempted capital murder of a law enforcement officer and felony eluding arrest as a result of the April 2013 chase and wreck, which left a Virginia state trooper with a severe spinal injury.

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Couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

Couple sentenced for faking baby miscarriage to bilk donations

August 26th, 2013 4:53 pm by Jeff Bobo

The husband reportedly went so far as to show photos of dead babies to his employer, and the wife reportedly showed her victim prenatal ultrasounds of twins she later stated she’d “lost.”

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Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

Rogersville businessman indicted for reckless vehicular homicide from 2012 wreck

August 26th, 2013 2:52 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of Rogersville's leading businessmen and developers was indicted Monday by the Hawkins County Grand Jury on charges including reckless vehicular homicide stemming from a June 11, 2012 accident.

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Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

Sleeping motorists allegedly found with ‘mobile meth lab’

August 25th, 2013 3:22 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Virginia couple were arrested last week in Rogersville after allegedly being found “passed out” in a vehicle containing a mobile meth lab as well as a variety of drugs and paraphernalia including a marijuana grinder that looked like a handgun.

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Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

Food City robbery suspect accused of impersonating an officer prior to robbery

August 25th, 2013 2:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

Prior to his Aug. 16 armed robbery arrest, Church Hill police were already looking for a man matching James William Arthur’s personal and vehicle description who had allegedly been accosting customers at the local Exxon station on Highway 11-W.

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Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

Man nabbed with pills, syringes at Hawkins church faces drug trafficking charge

August 25th, 2013 1:30 pm by Jeff Bobo

T.J. Bernard was found parked behind the New Hope Church south of Rogersville allegedly in possession of a pill bottle, containing 30 oxycodone pills, which is a Schedule II narcotic commonly referred to as "Roxys."

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