Kingsport Times News Thursday, November 27, 2014
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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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Man arrested after 'getting into a fight' with mailbox

Man arrested after 'getting into a fight' with mailbox

July 22nd, 2014 2:23 pm by Rain Smith

A Rogersville woman called police to her home, reporting that her son, 44, is "constantly" belligerent and aggressive.

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Parking lot affection leads to attempted vehicular assault

Parking lot affection leads to attempted vehicular assault

July 20th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

An employee of a Memorial Boulevard insurance company noticed a car in the parking lot for an extended period of time, prompting them to go outside and check on the occupants.

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Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

Naked Blountville man advertises he's 'For Sale'

July 18th, 2014 12:04 pm by Rain Smith

At 1:30 a.m., central dispatch was alerted to a suspicious man near an apartment complex on Highway 75 in Blountville. According to a 911 caller, the individual was talking to himself.

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