During a funeral at a Rogersville church, a woman "fell through the door" and disrupted the service. She then relayed how she had been seeing Satan — "all black with ram-like horns on his head."
At 4:45 p.m., police responded to a crash on West Stone Drive near Granby Road and found a Mitsubishi Mirage in the median on its top.
In responding to a fight outside the Kingsport Town Center, police found a woman, age 43, and her son, 22, holding a man down on the pavement.
In responding to a collision on East Stone Drive at Beechnut Drive, police found a Chevy Cobalt had rear ended a vehicle that had stopped. The at-fault, following driver admitted to texting behind the wheel and being distracted, while witnesses advised he was "acting suspicious" prior to the KPD's arrival.
This installment of the Times-News blotter is derived from the highs and lows of Sullivan County police reports over the past year.
This installment of the Times-News blotter is derived from the highs and lows of Hawkins County police reports over the past year.
This installment of the Times-News blotter is derived from the highs and lows of Kingsport police reports over the past year.
A man claimed that while crossing the street to enter a downtown pharmacy, four individuals jumped out of cars to punch him in the head, push him down and kick him. A cell phone, rosary and fake diamond earrings were allegedly stolen.
A Bloomingdale resident told police that they were awakened at 1:30 a.m. by footsteps in the attic, so he went to a neighboring apartment to see what was going on. There, a tenant reported three unknown men had entered through the ceiling to rob him of cash, then fled out the same way.
In responding to a collision in Lynn Garden, police were given the license tag of a van that had rear ended a car, then fled the scene. Shortly thereafter, a potential suspect called central dispatch.
Officers were called to a disturbance at a city home, where a 33-year-old man was "badgering his grandparents for money." When they refused to hand over cash he punched his fist into a wall, causing $200 in damage.
Over a period of four hours, a woman at a Kingsport store placed $2,000 worth of merchandise into her buggy — mainly clothing — then rolled the cart past the registers and into the parking lot.
After giving chase through the store and "causing alarm" among customers, a woman caught up with a man and attacked him in sporting goods — endangering other people over a debt she was owed.
Shortly before midnight, employees of McDonald's on Carolina Pottery Drive contacted police, stating they couldn't close due to a man "passed out at a table." An officer found the suspect asleep at his half-eaten food, while a knife was hanging from his hip.
A Blountville man told police that at the Justice Center, he met a woman being released from jail who relayed "a sad story....asked to borrow his vehicle to pick up her child."