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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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Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

Man seeks arrest to visit son in jail

July 14th, 2014 9:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man from Coeburn had a question for dispatch: If he drinks beer, will police come and take him to jail in Duffield?

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Traveler urinates on I-81 to 'make good time'

Traveler urinates on I-81 to 'make good time'

July 10th, 2014 2:20 pm by Rain Smith

At 6:48 p.m. a deputy spotted a vehicle in the emergency lane of I-81 at mile marker 67. Outside of the SUV stood a man who was, "making no attempt to conceal himself from the public's view."

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Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

Stolen items retrieved from 'down inside' port-a-potty

July 8th, 2014 2:28 pm by Rain Smith

A woman stated her juvenile child's cell phone was stolen, with her later observing a woman she knows to be carrying it.

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Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

Kingsport indecent exposure caught on cell phone

July 6th, 2014 2:00 pm by Rain Smith

The suspect was reportedly angry at his neighbors for reporting he had shot animals, so he "pulled his pants down and bent over." As they looked on from their porch, he proceeded to get more obscene.

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