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The week in crime

The week in crime

November 23rd, 2013 10:00 am by Staff reports

Stories this week include a mother accused of being on drugs with unrestrained children in a car crash, a man on bath salts impersonating a chicken, a phone scam and a stolen vehicle that was returned.

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Weber City authorities issue warning about scam artist

Weber City authorities issue warning about scam artist

November 22nd, 2013 11:07 pm by Wes Bunch

WEBER CITY — In an attempt to get money, police say, the woman tells her potential victim that her son was in a car wreck and in the hospital and that she needs money for gas to go see him. She also tries to cry while telling the story.

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Final defendant sentenced in 2005 Kingsport candle shop murder

Final defendant sentenced in 2005 Kingsport candle shop murder

November 22nd, 2013 8:08 pm by Rain Smith

BLOUNTVILLE — The final defendant in a drug-fueled, 8-year-old Kingsport double-murder case was sentenced to 41 years in prison Friday, with eligibility for parole after 30 percent of time served.

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Man found hiding in crawl space at meth bust

Man found hiding in crawl space at meth bust

November 22nd, 2013 1:13 pm by Kristen Swing, NET News Service

According to Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal, deputies went to the residence to serve warrants on Richard Norris when they discovered four, possibly five, one-pot meth labs at the home.

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KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

KPD: Ball-peen hammer attack spurs attempted murder charge

November 22nd, 2013 10:39 am by Rain Smith

KINGSPORT — An ongoing dispute between a pair of Kingsport men allegedly turned bloody on Thursday, when one of the men met with the other under the pretense of burying the hatchet, but instead attacked him with a ball-peen hammer.

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Ammo, assorted meats taken in VFW burglary

Ammo, assorted meats taken in VFW burglary

November 21st, 2013 8:11 pm by Jeff Bobo

The Hawkins County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at the Bulls Gap Veterans of Foreign Wars club in which a large quantity of ammunition, turkeys, hams and assorted breakfast meats were taken.

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Traffic stop in Bulls Gap lands three in jail on meth delivery charges

Traffic stop in Bulls Gap lands three in jail on meth delivery charges

November 21st, 2013 5:23 pm by Jeff Bobo

Three people were accused of meth trafficking Sunday evening after Hawkins County deputies allegedly found methamphetamine packaged for resale during a traffic stop in Bulls Gap.

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Police: Man exposing himself toward school didn’t have sexual motive

Police: Man exposing himself toward school didn’t have sexual motive

November 21st, 2013 3:44 pm by Jeff Bobo

Police believe a Hawkins County man accused of exposing himself in the direction of Rogersville City School Wednesday afternoon didn’t have a sexual motive.

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Man on bath salts impersonates chicken, lands in jail

Man on bath salts impersonates chicken, lands in jail

November 21st, 2013 2:34 pm by Jeff Bobo

A Church Hill man told police Monday evening his name was “Don Juan” and he was pretending to be a chicken in the yard of a total stranger to scare away the “imaginary people.”

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Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

Ex-cops charged in Kentucky brothel slayings

November 21st, 2013 6:14 am by BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Authorities believe they have finally solved the murders of two workers at a Kentucky massage parlor with the arrest of two former police officers — including the lead investigator in the case.

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