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Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

Armed Blountville man fights police along highway

September 9th, 2014 4:52 pm by Rain Smith

At 6:30 p.m. police were advised of a pedestrian "stumbling in and out of traffic" on Highway 394 in Blountville. They responded to find him carrying two knives, a pick axe and a pair shovels — with him then swinging the tools to strike an officer's car.

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Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

Pentagon brain implants cited in repeated disturbances

August 28th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a confrontation between individuals at Riverfront Park, finding the aggressor to be a man involved in multiple "other complaints" that same day.

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Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

Drug suspect pulls 'uncooked hot dogs' from pocket

August 26th, 2014 1:37 pm by Rain Smith

At 3 a.m. an officer working security at Bristol Motor Speedway was approached by a man, who stated he had lost a member of his party. That was followed by "incoherent" ramblings and police telling him to empty his pockets.

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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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