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Greene County man hunting in Hawkins pleads guilty to several violations

Greene County man hunting in Hawkins pleads guilty to several violations

February 10th, 2014 8:09 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — A Greene County man who was arrested in November for “spotlighting” a doe in a rural section of Hawkins County pleaded guilty Monday to several hunting violations.

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Former Greeneville officer sentenced in child porn case

Former Greeneville officer sentenced in child porn case

February 10th, 2014 7:52 pm by Matthew Lane

GREENEVILLE — A former Greeneville police officer, who downloaded images of nude, prepubescent girls on his patrol car laptop while on duty, has been sentenced to 39 months in prison for his crimes.

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Kingsport police seeking information on pharmacy burglary

Kingsport police seeking information on pharmacy burglary

February 10th, 2014 7:14 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Kingsport police are seeking the public’s help in locating a shoeless man who they say burglarized a local pharmacy last week for prescription medication.

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Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

Huge cockfighting takedown nets 3,000 fighting birds in New York

February 10th, 2014 2:31 pm by By Michael Muskal, Los Angeles Times (MCT)

The raids began Saturday at a cockfighting event in Queens and ended on Sunday when officials went to a farm in upstate New York where fighting roosters were boarded.

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Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

Second try at smuggling drugs into jail earns Hawkins woman six-year sentence

February 9th, 2014 3:02 pm by Jeff Bobo

Debra Sue Rogers was charged with smuggling drugs into the Hawkins County Jail while reporting to begin serving a sentence for smuggling drugs into jail.

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Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

Two Hawkins women charged with TennCare fraud

February 9th, 2014 1:59 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the women is charged with TennCare fraud for obtaining prescription drugs using a fraudulent prescription, and the other person is charged with TennCare fraud involving “doctor shopping.”

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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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