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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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Smoke shop owner pleads not guilty

Smoke shop owner pleads not guilty

February 6th, 2014 8:20 pm by Wes Bunch

GREENEVILLE — The owner of Kingsport’s now-closed White Cloud Emporium pleaded not guilty in federal court Thursday to allegations that he sold synthetic drugs and laundered money through that store and three others located in Northeast Tennessee.

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Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

Former SW Va. police officer charged with impersonating a marshal

February 6th, 2014 3:22 pm by Wes Bunch

BIG STONE GAP —Richard Wayne Parsons, 35, of Jonesville, a former Pennington Gap patrolman, stands accused of impersonating a U.S. marshal in order to coerce a woman into performing sexual acts with him.

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KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

KPD: Man files 21 false reports with police

February 6th, 2014 2:42 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has been arrested after claiming $13,000 in fraudulent purchases on his wife's credit card to police, though he allegedly consented to the transactions for another woman he's "involved with."

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Despite warnings, phone scams keep claiming victims

Despite warnings, phone scams keep claiming victims

February 6th, 2014 2:03 pm by Staff Report

The Kingsport Police Department has recently seen a significant increase in reported telephone scams, with the latest wave centering around requests for a “Green-Dot Money Card.”

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