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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

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Man shoots neighbor's cat, then self in skull

July 2nd, 2015 2:40 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to an animal complaint in Church Hill, a woman told police that a neighbor had shot one of her cats with a BB gun. Then, to demonstrate for the irate woman that it wouldn't kill the cat, he placed the barrel to his head.

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Woman loses dog while partying at church

Woman loses dog while partying at church

June 29th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

At 12:20 p.m., dispatch was alerted to a suspicious woman "dancing around in the parking lot" of a church in Bristol, then throwing a bottle of vodka onto the lawn.

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Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

Man runs over wife in Bloomingdale

June 26th, 2015 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Bloomingdale Road after a report of "a woman being thrown from a vehicle." While searching the area they were alerted to a female who had been "ran over and found in a ditch," then taken to a nearby home.

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Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

Cyclist pulls off bizarre buggy theft

June 24th, 2015 3:32 pm by Rain Smith

In an incident of theft at a grocery store, the suspect was last spotted pedaling a bicycle on John B. Dennis Highway, "pulling the cart with groceries in it."

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'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

'Bikini' clad man nets visit from police

June 18th, 2015 1:23 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that as she walked between residential buildings on Lewis Lane, she spotted a man outside who was "sunbathing nude."

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Stolen angels recovered from suspect's car

Stolen angels recovered from suspect's car

June 15th, 2015 7:30 pm by Rain Smith

An elderly Church Hill woman reported that a Toyota Camry had stopped outside her residence, with a female driver then exiting and grabbing two concrete, angel lawn ornaments.

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Burnt food triggers attack from boyfriend

Burnt food triggers attack from boyfriend

June 9th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

When arrested for domestic assault, the suspect became irate with his girlfriend, yelling an apparent reference to her previous love interest: "It's no wonder the last one shot at you!"

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Woman seeks brawl with cops outside bar

Woman seeks brawl with cops outside bar

June 2nd, 2015 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to a report of a fight at a Kingsport bar, officers found a woman in the parking lot screaming, "(Expletive) the police!" The female - listed at 4 feet 11 and 128 lbs - then "squared up" and boasted, "Yeah, I said it!"

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Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

May 28th, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith

During an incident on Beech Creek Road, an alleged 100 mph motorist had to fight off a man who was in his truck bed - and kicking him in the head - while additional vehicles gave chase and rammed him multiple times.

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Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

May 27th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

In the period of three hours, a man placed five separate calls to 911. Each time he was advised that his issue - an individual who threatened to "whip" him over $10 - was not an emergency.

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Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

May 25th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

The manager of a Lynn Garden Drive restaurant called police after $472 went missing. It was suspected that a male employee had swiped the money, as he had previously "dropped a pen" near the open safe.

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