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Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

Gun pulled in dinnertime dispute, two arrested

July 2nd, 2013 10:26 am by Rain Smith

A third party called police to a residence off Forest View Road, claiming a man had pointed a gun at a female. The suspect told a responding deputy that the woman actually had the weapon, had been, "waving it around and cursing."

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Man displays shotgun during road rage incident with firefighter

Man displays shotgun during road rage incident with firefighter

June 28th, 2013 7:25 am by Rain Smith

A Kingsport firefighter told police he had been passed on the double yellow line, so he followed the other driver in case they were experiencing a medical emergency.

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Customer swindles clerk out of nearly $500

Customer swindles clerk out of nearly $500

June 24th, 2013 4:16 pm by Rain Smith

A man used a $50 bill to purchase a $1 drink at a Bulls Gap market. He later purchased a lottery ticket with two $1 bills, asking that the clerk also exchange out the previous 50 for some other bills he was carrying.

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Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

Panty raid: Employee busts woman stealing $900 worth of undies

June 20th, 2013 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

An officer was dispatched to Belk in the Kingsport Town Center. Loss prevention had a woman in custody, saying that she had earlier purchased items in the store.

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Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

Man arrested after handing out candy at Kingsport park

June 17th, 2013 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to Domtar Park following several complaints of a man, "hanging around children and giving them candy." Officers located the suspect nearby, where he began yelling that the recipients can "burn in hell" for calling the cops.

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Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey ... a real monkey'

Women fight in parking lot 'over a monkey ... a real monkey'

June 14th, 2013 8:00 am by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to women fighting in the parking lot of a Kingsport business, "over a monkey...a real monkey." Dispatchers then learned one suspect had fled in a car with the animal: "It has been monkeyknapped."

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Home bombed by condiment-filled condoms

Home bombed by condiment-filled condoms

June 10th, 2013 3:27 pm by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap woman claimed someone has been throwing condoms at her home. She said they are filled with various condiments before they are tossed — including mustard and Thousand Island dressing — which leaves stains on her residence upon impact.

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Shots fired after sexual advance shot down

Shots fired after sexual advance shot down

May 30th, 2013 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

Shots were reportedly fired at a Kingsport mobile home, with the resident telling police he made a visitor leave for refusing to perform oral sex...

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Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother

Man urinates on TV during political argument with mother

May 28th, 2013 4:16 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that she had been arguing with her son "over politics" — prompting him to attempt urinating on the TV.

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Grandparents curse, threaten teachers at school picnic

Grandparents curse, threaten teachers at school picnic

May 23rd, 2013 3:08 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to an adult "threatening teachers" during a picnic at Central Heights Elementary School. One teacher had told a student, whose grandparents were in attendance for the event, to stop running six times...

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