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Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

Dognapping ignites multi-vehicle pursuit

February 23rd, 2015 2:55 pm by Rain Smith

A "hysterical" 911 caller reported her dogs were stolen, and she was currently a passenger in a vehicle that was chasing the suspect. Despite instructions from dispatch, the driver refused to cease the pursuit, then failed to stop for responding officers.

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Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

Street fighters: 'Tussle' in roadway blocks traffic

February 20th, 2015 2:34 pm by Rain Smith

A patrol officer found a Saturn "stopped in the middle" of Lynn Road: "Literally straddling the center yellow lines." Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer observed that the driver had his passenger "in a headlock."

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Church service scuffle prompts complaint against pastor

Church service scuffle prompts complaint against pastor

February 18th, 2015 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

A man told police he had attended a Kingsport church earlier in the afternoon, but the pastor told him to leave because "he was there for the wrong reasons." When he refused, the pastor grabbed the worshiper's belt to forcefully remove him from a pew.

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DUI suspect asks cops to change tire

DUI suspect asks cops to change tire

February 12th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly after 8:30 a.m., police located a vehicle in a ditch along Gravely Road, with the driver claiming "her tire blew off."

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Binge drinker's burger run brews up assault

Binge drinker's burger run brews up assault

February 9th, 2015 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

A woman who had "been drunk for approximately four days," according to family members, tried to leave her home and drive to Burger King. Her husband looked out the window and saw her pulling away, then ran outside and stood in front of her car.

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Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

Phone harassment targets police chief, sheriff

February 5th, 2015 4:30 pm by Rain Smith

Despite repeated warnings to cease her actions, including a police officer's visit to her home the previous night, the woman sent more texts at 2 a.m.

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'Cuddle' attempt precedes scissors attack

'Cuddle' attempt precedes scissors attack

February 3rd, 2015 3:54 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to a Kingsport residence shortly before 7 a.m., finding a woman with several marks on her stomach, a cut above her left eye. She blamed the injuries on her boyfriend.

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Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

Neglect suspect claims DCS approved boozing and babysitting

January 27th, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Anonymous complaints from Westside Inn alleged that a woman, "dropped her young child on the ground while outside her room."

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'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

'Body bed' stolen from funeral home

January 23rd, 2015 2:53 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to East Lawn Funeral Home on Memorial Boulevard, where an employee arrived to find the passenger side window of a van had been shattered.

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Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

Box office brouhaha: Theater tirade gets couple kicked out of mall

January 21st, 2015 1:33 pm by Rain Smith

Police were alerted to man "fighting with the theater staff" inside the Kingsport Town Center, while his female companion was "screaming" at other employees.

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