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'Shamrock Shakedown' suspect nabbed in Hawkins

'Shamrock Shakedown' suspect nabbed in Hawkins

March 19th, 2014 10:24 pm by Jeff Bobo

Hawkins County deputies serving a fugitive from justice warrant Tuesday on a man wanted for marijuana trafficking and child abuse in Virginia allegedly seized three quarters of a pound of marijuana.

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Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

Husband who was stabbed at church says wife belongs in hospital, not jail

March 19th, 2014 4:55 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill woman who allegedly claimed the devil was in her when she stabbed her husband in a church Sunday night for "worshiping NASCAR" was committed Wednesday for a mental evaluation.

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Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

Kingsport man sentenced in rape of infant daughter

March 19th, 2014 3:29 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man has pleaded guilty to raping his 6-month-old daughter and inflicting abuse that left her with a fractured skull.

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Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

Man's test drive from Kingsport dealership prompts theft arrest

March 19th, 2014 12:39 pm by Rain Smith

A man who allegedly feigned interest in purchasing a car from a Kingsport dealership — and was granted permission to have his "mechanic check it out" — has been arrested three weeks after never returning the vehicle.

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Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

Suspect in Sullivan County domestic shooting dies

March 19th, 2014 9:32 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport man suspected of fatally shooting his wife and then turning the gun on himself has passed away.

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Full 911 recording included: Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

Full 911 recording included: Hawkins man says wife didn't mean to stab him

March 18th, 2014 11:58 pm by Jeff Bobo

Stephanie Faye Hamman, 23, 230 Silver Lake Road, Apt. I-11, Church Hill, allegedly drove her car into a church Sunday night shortly before 10 p.m. and then reportedly stabbed her husband in the chest at the altar.

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Elizabethton man hit with drug charges twice in one day

Elizabethton man hit with drug charges twice in one day

March 18th, 2014 11:00 pm by NET News Service

Less than 24 hours after an Elizabethton man received a summons for drug charges, he was arrested on additional drug charges — by the same officers.

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Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

Scott authorities making progress in 'Shamrock Shakedown' arrests

March 18th, 2014 6:05 pm by Wes Bunch

GATE CITY — Nearly two-thirds of the 59 suspects being sought in Scott County's "Shamrock Shakedown" drug roundup operation were in police custody as of Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

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Alleged Kingsport shoplifter faces felony retaliation charge

Alleged Kingsport shoplifter faces felony retaliation charge

March 18th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

A man facing misdemeanor shoplifting charges picked up a felony offense while being transported to the Kingsport city jail, as he allegedly made veiled threats to shoot the officer and challenged him to pull over so they could go "toe to toe."

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Tenn. cemetery worker charged with taking grave markers

Tenn. cemetery worker charged with taking grave markers

March 18th, 2014 7:56 am by Associated Press

The suspect is accused of stealing 31 bronze grave marker name plates and 86 bronze vases from the cemetery and selling them in July to a recycling company for $5,458.

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