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The week in crime

The week in crime

August 17th, 2013 10:00 am by Staff Report

A look back at the most viewed crime stories written by the Times-News staff, for the week of Aug. 9 through the 16.

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Washington County police believe deaths in Leesburg area to be  murder-suicide

Washington County police believe deaths in Leesburg area to be murder-suicide

August 16th, 2013 7:06 pm by NET News Service

According to Sheriff Ed Graybeal, when deputies arrived they noticed a strong odor and insects, giving them reason to enter the residence, where they located two bodies — a man and a woman — near the back door.

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Tipster leads HCSO to cache of Percocet

Tipster leads HCSO to cache of Percocet

August 16th, 2013 6:06 pm by Jeff Bobo

ROGERSVILLE — An anonymous tipster led the Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office to a woman who had allegedly just made an illegal drug purchase and was driving home with a suspended license.

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KPD interrupts drug deal in progress

KPD interrupts drug deal in progress

August 16th, 2013 3:32 pm by Staff reports

A small amount of pot was recovered from two men when officers responded to a call about drug activity in a parking lot, according to a police report.

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Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

Feds say child porn found on Greeneville police computer; officer charged

August 16th, 2013 3:12 pm by Becky Campbell, NET News Service

Thousands of pornographic photos, including more than 80 of children, were found on a Greeneville Police patrol car laptop, according to federal documents charging an officer with receiving and possession child porn.

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Man accused in Facebook killing gets new attorneys

Man accused in Facebook killing gets new attorneys

August 16th, 2013 2:06 pm by Associated Press

Three South Florida attorneys will represent a man accused of killing his wife and then posting pictures of her body on Facebook.

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Kingsport man breaks into ex-girlfriend's home, attacks male guest with hammer

Kingsport man breaks into ex-girlfriend's home, attacks male guest with hammer

August 16th, 2013 2:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Kingsport man was arrested Wednesday night after allegedly breaking into an ex-girlfriend’s house in Church Hill, attacking her male guest with a large hammer, and threatening to kill her.

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Suspect arrested in robbery of Church Hill's Food City pharmacy

Suspect arrested in robbery of Church Hill's Food City pharmacy

August 16th, 2013 10:51 am by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a man who entered the Food City pharmacy in Church Hill on Thursday and demanded pills, handing over a note threatening “all pharmacy workers will die” if they didn't comply.

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Piney Flats man gets maximum sentence in child porn case

Piney Flats man gets maximum sentence in child porn case

August 16th, 2013 7:25 am by Matthew Lane

A forensic evaluation of the man's computer hard drives revealed 3,560 images of child pornography, including images of babies being raped, bondage and bestiality.

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UPDATE: CHPD releases photo of Food City robbery suspect, escape vehicle

UPDATE: CHPD releases photo of Food City robbery suspect, escape vehicle

August 15th, 2013 4:32 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police responded to an armed robbery complaint at the Church Hill Food City store at 3:31 p.m. Thursday.

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