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Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

Man threatens to shoot cop for traffic stop

December 2nd, 2013 9:33 am by Rain Smith

An officer observed a vehicle traveling with its bright lights activated, shining into the eyes of oncoming motorists. A stop found the driver’s license was suspended, while a passenger began yelling, “There was no reason to stop them.”

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Telephone ban fuels teen's knife attack on family

Telephone ban fuels teen's knife attack on family

November 27th, 2013 1:05 pm by Rain Smith

Officers were called to a Rogersville home after a 14-year-old went berserk over use of the phone. According to her mother, the girl had been banned from making calls after getting in trouble at school.

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Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

Party invite via 911 lands man in jail

November 21st, 2013 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

Despite being warned about his "numerous" non-emergency calls to police, an intoxicated Kingsport man dialed 911 to invite officers to a cookout.

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Coffee fuels assault with scissors

Coffee fuels assault with scissors

November 18th, 2013 4:31 pm by Rain Smith

A Piney Flats woman, 24, told police that she had been arguing with her father, "over coffee....where it was and why it was moved."

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Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

Shoplifter Tasered after running across Stone Drive

November 14th, 2013 2:49 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon Walmart personnel caught a Kentucky woman — who is "banned from all Walmarts across the country" — attempting to steal a tablet. The female was apprehended, but her male companion attempted to flee.

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Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

Man arrested after arguing with cops over music

November 12th, 2013 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

When told he'd have to keep his music down the man refused, telling police he was inside his home and, "This is America."

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Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

Caller sics police on dog with leg fetish

November 7th, 2013 3:48 pm by Rain Smith

Dispatchers received a call from Big Stone Gap, with a woman saying she needed to speak with someone about leash laws. She relayed that a dog had run onto the porch and approached her aunt, age 76, then "hunched her leg."

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Police alerted to drive-by mooners

Police alerted to drive-by mooners

November 4th, 2013 1:16 pm by Rain Smith

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

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Video game binge leads to breakfast run, missing husband

Video game binge leads to breakfast run, missing husband

October 31st, 2013 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

After playing video games "all night" a man left his Kingsport home to get breakfast at Hardee's. He later called his wife to relay "a problem," and eventually ended up passed out in Gate City.

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Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

Toddler wanders into road after being left to sleep in car

October 28th, 2013 3:50 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 7 p.m. police were called to a Kingsport street, where someone had found an unaccompanied toddler wearing only a diaper, "playing in the roadway."

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