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Eager newlyweds prompt BOLO

Eager newlyweds prompt BOLO

December 29th, 2014 1:29 pm by Rain Smith

A call from Scott County advised to be on the lookout for a vehicle that was reportedly "all over the roadway, speeding up and slowing down."

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Man arrested after asking if he's wanted

Man arrested after asking if he's wanted

December 22nd, 2014 1:10 pm by Rain Smith

A man called dispatch with "a problem," but refused to specify the issue. When pressed for more info he advised he'd tell an officer— wasn't going to share it with an "(expletive) dispatcher behind a desk."

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Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

Toker blames crash on catastrophic brake, steering failure

December 18th, 2014 2:14 pm by Rain Smith

A car crossed the center line of a residential Kingsport street, striking two parked vehicles on the other side of the road. The driver, 18, had an odor of marijuana when police arrived, and "first stated his steering went out."

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Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

Bad trip: Acid user wigs out in Walmart

December 16th, 2014 2:30 pm by Rain Smith

Employees at the West Stone Drive location reported a man "causing a disturbance throughout the store...throwing items off the shelves."

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Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

Grift cards: Elderly shopper reports pocket picked

December 12th, 2014 10:51 am by Rain Smith

A 79-year-old man called police to the Kingsport Town Center after he purchased gift cards, followed by assistance to his car from another shopper.

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Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

Bigfoot blamed for Sullivan County disturbance

December 9th, 2014 2:16 pm by Rain Smith

At approximately 11 p.m. a man requested police at his residence off Bloomingdale Road, stating he had armed himself with a knife due to someone outside banging on the home.

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Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

Convict charged in electric shopping cart theft

December 4th, 2014 3:18 pm by Rain Smith

Cameras reportedly videoed a resident of a local treatment facility — aimed to help criminal offenders re-enter society as productive citizens — as he hopped on an electric shopping cart in Food City.

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Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

Gamer management: Spat over buy-back spirals to felony

December 1st, 2014 2:54 pm by Rain Smith

After being told the store wouldn't purchase an Xbox and Wii — due to their "poor conditions and missing parts" — a man and woman cursed the manager and were ordered to leave. In the parking lot, felony charges were incurred.

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Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

Timber! Tree-cutter trashes house, utilities

November 24th, 2014 7:00 pm by Rain Smith

Police responded to a report of extensive property damage on Bays Mountain Trail, where the resident hired a tree-cutter who was neither licensed, bonded, nor insured.

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Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

Empty tank blamed for stolen truck

November 20th, 2014 9:30 pm by Rain Smith

In Surgoinsville, police found a vehicle that was "possibly" stolen from Washington County, along with a man claiming it was his "work truck." He also admitted that his boss "has been requesting him to bring it back."

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