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Thief returns stolen TV, fights police

Thief returns stolen TV, fights police

August 22nd, 2014 9:00 am by Rain Smith

As police were investigating a home burglary, the victim received a phone call from the suspect, stating she'd drop off the stolen TV at a laundromat.

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Man arrested following 'outburst' at fast food restaurant

Man arrested following 'outburst' at fast food restaurant

August 19th, 2014 2:15 pm by Rain Smith

At 10:30 a.m. police were alerted to a disturbance at a restaurant on Clinchfield Street. The suspect was soon located walking nearby, where he admitted to telling an employee "how stupid she was."

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DUI suspect's alphabet goes from 'A to Jello'

DUI suspect's alphabet goes from 'A to Jello'

August 17th, 2014 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

When asked for his registration, the suspect handed a deputy receipts for auto repair. He also refused to undergo a blood draw due to being "half drunk."

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Man makes music request from back of squad car

Man makes music request from back of squad car

August 15th, 2014 1:34 pm by Rain Smith

Following failed attempts to find the intoxicated man a place to stay — and police denying his plans to "go wherever his dog went" — the suspect was arrested. En route to jail, he criticized the radio.

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Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

Crash on off-road trail leads to assault on police

August 11th, 2014 2:58 pm by Rain Smith

A hunter found an abandoned pickup approximately a half mile off of Brookside Drive, along an "off-road path." A responding officer observed the vehicle on its top with the lights left on, while a check of its registration revealed the owner lived nearby.

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Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

Amputee arrested after throwing prosthetic leg

August 7th, 2014 12:58 pm by Rain Smith

A woman said she was getting ready for church when her husband — who had "been drinking for two days" — began throwing things and cursing.

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Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

Driver chugs alcohol during traffic stop

August 4th, 2014 4:10 pm by Rain Smith

While a pair of officers were speaking to each other at the rear of the suspect's car, he was observed inside with a cup to his lips, downing its contents.

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Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

Dryer sheets don't save motorist from pot bust

July 30th, 2014 1:53 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect refused to lower his window more than two inches during a traffic stop, but the odor of marijuana still wafted from the car. A subsequent search located dryer sheets throughout the vehicle, along with a hidden compartment.

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Man threatens to 'stomp' cop's mother, sexually assault children

Man threatens to 'stomp' cop's mother, sexually assault children

July 28th, 2014 3:14 pm by Rain Smith

Police were requested for a standby on Rock Springs Road, where a woman said her boyfriend had taken her van without permission. While on scene the suspect returned her keys, but ignored an officer's commands to step away from the vehicle.

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Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

Flagpole sawed, swiped from Sullivan County school

July 24th, 2014 1:18 pm by Rain Smith

The flagpole appeared to have been cut at its base to allow removal, with the school principal saying it must have been stolen during the night.

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