Kingsport Times News Thursday, April 24, 2014
Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

April 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol woman called police on her daughter, who lives next door, after she entered her home and claimed to need, "something out of the refrigerator."

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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

April 14th, 2014 4:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Surgoinsville woman told police she had invited a man to her home, but then, "decided she didn't want him there....pretended to fall asleep so he would leave."

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Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

April 11th, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

When one woman "got sick" after a night at the bar — and a female friend assisted her by "holding her hair" — their male acquaintance started "calling them names" and "thrusting his pelvis."

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Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

Woman allegedly beats daughter for not attending church

April 7th, 2014 3:34 pm by Rain Smith

The teenage victim — who had a cut to the head and was bleeding from the nose — told police that her mother had retrieved a belt when she refused to get up and go to church.

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April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April Fools' text spurs emergency response

April 3rd, 2014 5:16 pm by Rain Smith

Police and fire personnel were dispatched to a Kingsport apartment on a report of injury, forcibly making entry after receiving no answer at the door.

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Liquored up man attacks friend, police

Liquored up man attacks friend, police

March 31st, 2014 4:47 pm by Rain Smith

While "watching wrestling and drinking liquor" the suspect began throwing punches for "no apparent reason," then took a "fighting stance" with responding officers.

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Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

Reckless driving blamed on low fuel, robbers

March 27th, 2014 4:45 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect ran a stop sign to enter West Stone Drive — forcing a pair of other drivers to, "abruptly skid to avoid a collision" — with police later locating a syringe "between his buttocks."

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Intoxicated man wrecks moped during beer run

Intoxicated man wrecks moped during beer run

March 25th, 2014 2:12 pm by Rain Smith

According to police, the man "openly admitted that if he hadn't been drinking that he wouldn't have wrecked his moped."

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Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

Man demands own arrest after berating clerk

March 20th, 2014 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

While responding to a disturbance at a motel on Airport Parkway, police found a man in the breezeway, "yelling and screaming at the clerk." The frightened employee had taken up position "behind a locked door."

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