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Man chokes mom over 'religious beliefs'

Man chokes mom over 'religious beliefs'

February 21st, 2014 3:21 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to an alleged assault at a Rogersville residence, finding a 60-year-old woman with "dark red marks around her neck."

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DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

DUI suspect tailgates, hits cop car

February 20th, 2014 3:22 pm by Rain Smith

An officer in an unmarked car noticed a vehicle tailgating him on Memorial Boulevard - following so closely that he couldn't see their bumper - so he activated his blue lights.

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Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

Man arrested after demanding, then refusing, police and EMS

February 17th, 2014 5:20 pm by Rain Smith

A man reported an assault on Highpoint Avenue, but declined to pursue charges, then demanded an ambulance due to suffering an alleged stroke. When EMS arrived he started yelling over payment for their services.

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Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

Woman busted stealing 122 items from Walmart

February 13th, 2014 3:30 pm by Rain Smith

Loss prevention observed a female placing "numerous" clothing and household items into her buggy, then roll them out of the store.

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Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

Porch prowlers roll joint, empty bladder

February 10th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

The suspects were confronted when they began "messing around" inside the resident's vehicle, at which point they asked her for a ride.

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Bra-bbery: Pills, cash swiped from woman's bust

Bra-bbery: Pills, cash swiped from woman's bust

February 7th, 2014 12:11 pm by Rain Smith

The victim stashed $145 and a bottle of Subutex inside her bra before taking a nap, as she currently has houseguests, but awoke to find the items missing.

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Man breaks window to escape woman's advances

Man breaks window to escape woman's advances

February 4th, 2014 3:39 pm by Rain Smith

A deputy found a man "covered in blood" along a Rogersville road. The man said he was in a car with a woman who began hitting him, enraged after he "refused to be her boyfriend."

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Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

Man seeks work excuse from dispatchers: Can you call my boss?

January 30th, 2014 2:21 pm by Rain Smith

A man in Pound asked dispatchers about road conditions, wondering if they were suitable for travel. He then wanted police to call his boss.

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Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

Man arrested after seeking bath salts at sex shop

January 28th, 2014 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

The clerk at an adult novelty store reported a suspicious customer with a "blank look on his face." He wandered around inside the business for 45 minutes, and when questioned if he needed any assistance didn't respond.

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Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

Inmate taken to hospital to dislodge contraband

January 23rd, 2014 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

A woman told police that she had drugs stashed within an orifice, but "thought" she could get them out. However, subsequent efforts by the suspect and a pair of female officers were "unable to remove the object."

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