Kingsport Times News Thursday, December 18, 2014
Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

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Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

December 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Employees at the West Stone Drive location reported a man "causing a disturbance throughout the store...throwing items off the shelves."

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

December 9th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11 p.m. a man requested police at his residence off Bloomingdale Road, stating he had armed himself with a knife due to someone outside banging on the home.

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Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

December 4th, 2014 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Cameras reportedly videoed a resident of a local treatment facility — aimed to help criminal offenders re-enter society as productive citizens — as he hopped on an electric shopping cart in Food City.

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Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

December 1st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

After being told the store wouldn't purchase an Xbox and Wii — due to their "poor conditions and missing parts" — a man and woman cursed the manager and were ordered to leave. In the parking lot, felony charges were incurred.

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Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

November 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rain Smith

In Surgoinsville, police found a vehicle that was "possibly" stolen from Washington County, along with a man claiming it was his "work truck." He also admitted that his boss "has been requesting him to bring it back."

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Postal disservice: Man arrested while scavenging mail

Postal disservice: Man arrested while scavenging mail

November 17th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

On Virgil Avenue police found an individual standing by a row of mailboxes — while wearing a hard hat and gloves — with multiple pieces of mail strewn across the grass.

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Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

Burn out: Man dashes down street in underwear to extinguish 'fire'

November 14th, 2014 10:26 am by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to a suspicious person "running on the highway" in Blountville. An officer responded to the area of Food City along State Route 394, finding the suspect wearing nothing but boxers.

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Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

Citizen's arrest: Auto-burglar caught by victim

November 11th, 2014 2:19 pm by Rain Smith

Police were dispatched to a fight in a parking lot of Holston Valley Medical Center, where a man returned to his vehicle to find someone "making sure the door was shut."

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'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

'Tired' pedestrian snatches bike

November 6th, 2014 1:39 pm by Rain Smith

Ten minutes after police talked to a man who was allegedly riding his cousin's bicycle, a nearby resident called dispatch to report a theft from her yard.

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