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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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Failed drug test spurs felony vandalism

Failed drug test spurs felony vandalism

May 1st, 2014 1:50 pm by Rain Smith

After a man was fired from a downtown Kingsport restaurant — reportedly for failing a drug test — his girlfriend accused an employee of "ratting" him out. When told to leave, she stopped by an Audi in the parking lot.

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'Skilled warrior' threatens to kill cop's family

'Skilled warrior' threatens to kill cop's family

April 30th, 2014 2:38 pm by Rain Smith

The DUI suspect "attempted to sing" his ABCs, made several statements which had "no relevance to the questions" he was asked, then levied threats against multiple police officers.

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Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

Man blames hit-n-run on groceries in vehicle

April 28th, 2014 3:15 pm by Rain Smith

When located by a Kingsport officer, the DUI suspect, "stated he left the scene because he had groceries in the trunk."

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Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

Man allegedly shoots neighbor's cat, then throws it back

April 24th, 2014 2:43 pm by Rain Smith

A Bluff City woman called police to report that her cat had accidentally been let out of her home, at which point a neighbor shot it in the head, "in front of her children."

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Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

Woman pushes mom off porch to steal a beer

April 21st, 2014 4:08 pm by Rain Smith

A Bristol woman called police on her daughter, who lives next door, after she entered her home and claimed to need, "something out of the refrigerator."

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Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

Vandal defaces victim's vehicle with parenting advice

April 18th, 2014 11:42 am by Rain Smith

A Big Stone Gap man told police that he drove from his home — "for all the world to see"— while unaware that graffiti was scrawled down the side of his van.

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Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

Cash allegedly stolen as woman plays possum with guest

April 14th, 2014 4:33 pm by Rain Smith

A Surgoinsville woman told police she had invited a man to her home, but then, "decided she didn't want him there....pretended to fall asleep so he would leave."

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Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

Pelvis 'thrusting' cited in assault on drinking buddies

April 11th, 2014 9:56 am by Rain Smith

When one woman "got sick" after a night at the bar — and a female friend assisted her by "holding her hair" — their male acquaintance started "calling them names" and "thrusting his pelvis."

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