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Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

Bickering over pot brownies cited in police visit

April 4th, 2015 8:00 pm by Rain Smith

A Shipley Ferry Road caller told dispatch that his girlfriend was breaking things, then armed herself with two irons to try and strike him. Shortly thereafter, a woman could be heard in the background of the call: "He has pot in the house."

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Road rage towards cop lands hothead in jail

Road rage towards cop lands hothead in jail

April 2nd, 2015 9:42 am by Rain Smith

As a detective in an unmarked car traveled west on Main Street, an SUV in front of him "abruptly braked and came to a complete stop." The other driver then exited his vehicle and walked towards the officer's vehicle: "You were tailgating me!"

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For sale: Home on quiet street w/patio, naked man

For sale: Home on quiet street w/patio, naked man

March 27th, 2015 12:22 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 2 p.m., a Realtor visited a residence that's for sale in Kingsport. Shortly after arrival to the property she was dialing police, as an unknown man was found "lying under a picnic table without anything on."

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Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

Glue huffer says 'Netflix' will take care of him

March 23rd, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

At 5:40 p.m., police were alerted to an intoxicated man at a McDonald's, allegedly sitting in a car and "inhaling glue." When an officer arrived, the suspect was "staggering around" in the parking lot.

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DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

DUI suspect's pizza run ends in crash, giggles

March 16th, 2015 4:09 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 7:45 p.m, the driver of a 4Runner veered off North Wilcox Drive, into the parking lot of a dentist office and struck an unoccupied car.

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Clairvoyance annoyance: 'Sinister' premonition prompts arrest

Clairvoyance annoyance: 'Sinister' premonition prompts arrest

March 12th, 2015 3:49 pm by Rain Smith

A Kingsport woman's self-described "visions" led her to dial 911 six times in two hours. An officer responded to her apartment to confirm police, fire or EMS were not needed - then ordered her to cease "unless it was an actual emergency."

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Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

Three men arrested in 'dispute' over bicycle

March 9th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

Upon arrival to a disturbance at a Rogersville residence, police found "several people shouting towards one another" - and a juvenile male bleeding from the nose.

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Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

Torched vehicle linked to unpaid debt

March 6th, 2015 3:46 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after midnight, a Kingsport resident arrived home to find her neighbor's PT Cruiser was on fire. Police responded to find the blaze still going, while another vehicle had "toilet paper near the front windshield and a strong odor of gasoline."

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ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

ATV rider faces felony in Kingsport chase

March 2nd, 2015 3:23 pm by Rain Smith

At 4:45 p.m. police spotted an ATV and a dirt bike traveling East Stone Drive, with neither rider wearing a helmet. When they pulled into the Holston Medical Group the officer followed, but they eluded a stop and "weaved around multiple vehicles."

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Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

Casualty of sneak snowball attack calls cops

February 26th, 2015 3:43 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after 11 p.m. a man called police to a road in Piney Flats. Upon arrival, the complainant relayed walking down the street when suddenly, "a snowball hit him in the head."

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