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Traffic stop  results in drug charge in Hawkins County

Traffic stop results in drug charge in Hawkins County

December 30th, 2013 7:48 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies allegedly seized marijuana packaged for resale in 14 separate baggies during a traffic stop for speeding late Saturday night.

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Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

Kingsport man accused of savagely beating his grandmother

December 30th, 2013 4:01 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man who allegedly punched his grandmother in the head about 30 times during a savage beating Friday evening remained held in the Hawkins County Jail Monday on $100,000 bond.

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Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

Police seek assistance in identifying Sullivan burglary suspect

December 30th, 2013 3:06 pm by Staff Report

A surveillance camera outside a Knob Park Road residence in Bristol, Tenn., captured images of the man.

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Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

Man charged with child rape in Johnson City

December 30th, 2013 1:49 pm by NET News Service

Court documents and a police report indicate the suspect fondled the 12-year-old girl, put his hands down her pants and touched her in a manner that constitutes rape.

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Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

December 30th, 2013 12:07 pm by Associated Press

An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died, and of stabbing her former husband, all on Christmas.

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Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

Kingsport police seek victims in alleged salesman scam

December 30th, 2013 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A man charged with aggravated assault after allegedly hitting his girlfriend on the head with an iron on Christmas Eve may also have scammed people by presenting himself as a door-to-door salesman.

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Tenn. man charged with bilking VA for travel expenses

Tenn. man charged with bilking VA for travel expenses

December 30th, 2013 9:34 am by Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs reimburses disabled veterans 41.5 cents per mile if they must travel to seek treatment. Investigators said 57-year-old Jimmy Dale Wilson collected $5,674.94 by claiming to make about 73 trips.

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Sullivan authorities  say four men facing kidnapping, other charges following botched drug deal

Sullivan authorities say four men facing kidnapping, other charges following botched drug deal

December 29th, 2013 6:20 pm by Wes Bunch

KINGSPORT — Sullivan County authorities said four men were arrested early Sunday after a botched drug deal resulted in another man being kidnapped at gunpoint and put in the trunk of their car.

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Teens charged after tail light violation leads HCSO to marijuana, cash

Teens charged after tail light violation leads HCSO to marijuana, cash

December 29th, 2013 2:51 pm by Jeff Bobo

The total weight of the confiscated marijuana is just short of two ounces. The drugs, $740 in cash, and vehicle were seized by the HCSO.

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Gate City man’s trial in sexual abuse case reset for January

Gate City man’s trial in sexual abuse case reset for January

December 27th, 2013 10:40 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — A man accused of sexually abusing a young girl had his trial date moved during an appearance in Scott County Circuit Court. Charles Franklin “Buck” Hensley, 59, of Gate City, is now scheduled to face a jury trial beginning Jan. 21.

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