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Burnt food triggers attack from boyfriend

Burnt food triggers attack from boyfriend

June 9th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

When arrested for domestic assault, the suspect became irate with his girlfriend, yelling an apparent reference to her previous love interest: "It's no wonder the last one shot at you!"

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Woman seeks brawl with cops outside bar

Woman seeks brawl with cops outside bar

June 2nd, 2015 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

In responding to a report of a fight at a Kingsport bar, officers found a woman in the parking lot screaming, "(Expletive) the police!" The female - listed at 4 feet 11 and 128 lbs - then "squared up" and boasted, "Yeah, I said it!"

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Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

Fury Road: Hawkins feud explodes with bang 'em up chase

May 28th, 2015 2:17 pm by Rain Smith

During an incident on Beech Creek Road, an alleged 100 mph motorist had to fight off a man who was in his truck bed - and kicking him in the head - while additional vehicles gave chase and rammed him multiple times.

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Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

Alleged thief arrested after hassling dispatch

May 27th, 2015 11:26 am by Rain Smith

In the period of three hours, a man placed five separate calls to 911. Each time he was advised that his issue - an individual who threatened to "whip" him over $10 - was not an emergency.

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Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

Employee denies theft, yet hands over cash

May 25th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

The manager of a Lynn Garden Drive restaurant called police after $472 went missing. It was suspected that a male employee had swiped the money, as he had previously "dropped a pen" near the open safe.

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Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

Diaper duty triggers assault arrest

May 24th, 2015 10:00 pm by Rain Smith

An altercation ignited when a woman observed her husband asleep with their infant, who had fecal matter coming out of her diaper. In the ensuing scuffle, both baby wipes and a bed post were wielded as weapons.

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Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

Concrete squirrel implicated in felony vandalism

May 19th, 2015 12:38 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police after her daughter, 31, hit her with a purse as they argued over car keys. When the suspect walked outside the complainant "heard a crash" - then looked out to see "a concrete squirrel lawn ornament through her windshield.

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Pint-sized pyro ignites child neglect arrest

Pint-sized pyro ignites child neglect arrest

May 15th, 2015 2:24 pm by Rain Smith

Upon response to a report of fire on Derwood Court, officers found "a storage building fully engulfed in flames." A neighbor then waved down the officer, pointing out a "small boy" who had been running around with a gas can.

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Man KOs brother in defense of mom

Man KOs brother in defense of mom

May 12th, 2015 6:00 pm by Rain Smith

Officers located an unresponsive man lying in a ditch along Melinda Ferry Road. He was transported to a hospital for treatment of lacerations and knots to his head, then later reported his brother had attacked him.

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Sleepover ends with child abuse arrest

Sleepover ends with child abuse arrest

May 4th, 2015 2:41 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a disturbance at a residence in Lynn Garden, finding a woman "to be very emotional." She then claimed that while she was sleeping, her juvenile daughter and a friend - who was staying the night - had "messed up the apartment."

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