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Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

Cops crash party 'blasting polka'

June 5th, 2014 3:25 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police with a noise complaint on his neighbors in Wise. He said his attempts to go to sleep proved unsuccessful, due to their "loud, noisy polka party."

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Shrouded Sullivan County woman prompts call to Homeland Security

Shrouded Sullivan County woman prompts call to Homeland Security

June 3rd, 2014 10:30 pm by Rain Smith

At 3:25 a.m. the woman was found sitting outside a convenience store along 11W, wearing a black shroud and head piece. When police asked where she lived, she replied, "the Islamic Nation, which is all over."

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Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

Intoxicated pedestrian finds gun, ends up in ER

May 30th, 2014 12:52 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Holston Valley Medical Center, finding an "obviously intoxicated" man with a gunshot wound to the thigh.

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School burglars eat Popsicles, release hamster

School burglars eat Popsicles, release hamster

May 28th, 2014 6:46 pm by Rain Smith

A review of surveillance footage revealed children had unlawfully entered Washington Elementary School and remained inside for approximately four hours.

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Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

Drunk man arrested after claiming burglary by brother

May 27th, 2014 3:00 pm by Rain Smith

A responding officer located the alleged burglar standing outside, at which point it was learned that the complainant was highly intoxicated, had lost his keys and locked himself out of his home.

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Washer for soda pop swap quickly fizzles

Washer for soda pop swap quickly fizzles

May 22nd, 2014 3:19 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police after receiving threats, saying he had recently swapped his washing machine with the suspect for two 12-packs of soft drinks.

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Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

Woman mocks police, pepper spray as 'foreplay'

May 19th, 2014 3:20 pm by Rain Smith

After screaming and cursing at officers — and attempting to break a patrol car's window "with her head" — the assault suspect was told to calm down or she would be pepper sprayed. Her response solicited the latter.

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Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

Mom arrested after forging son's doctor excuses

May 16th, 2014 12:06 pm by Rain Smith

A Blountville woman was charged with forgery and 14 counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, stemming from an April juvenile court hearing in Bristol.

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ValuCard application leads police to shoplifting suspect

ValuCard application leads police to shoplifting suspect

May 12th, 2014 3:01 pm by Rain Smith

A man allegedly stole several items from the Food City in Big Stone Gap — and immediately after providing his personal information to obtain a ValuCard.

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Missing cucumbers ignite knife attack

Missing cucumbers ignite knife attack

May 6th, 2014 11:01 am by Rain Smith

The victim was mowing when a neighbor, age 72, entered his yard and pulled out a pocket knife, making accusations of vegetables stolen from his garden.

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