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This week in crime

September 12th, 2015 10:00 am by Staff report

This week in crime

Kingsport man allegedly assaults grandmother, police

A Kingsport man, allegedly high on gravel, is accused of choking his grandmother, assaulting police officers and putting a dent in the side of a patrol car.

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Once bitten twice shy: Wife accused of attacking husband after he caught her cheating - again

A Hawkins County woman who allegedly stabbed her husband last month after he caught her cheating with another man was arrested again following an assault Saturday night under almost identical circumstances.

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Inappropriate filming of girls at D-B game nets arrest

A man has been arrested after allegedly using a miniature video camera to covertly and inappropriately film unsuspecting girls during a Dobyns-Bennett football game.

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Rebel flag incites interstate dustup

A black passenger of another vehicle allegedly reached out the window — as they were in motion and side-by-side — and attempted to rip the flag away.

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Blountville man accused of having sexual contact with two children under 10

A Blountville man has been indicted on two counts of aggravated sexual battery after it is alleged he had sex with two young girls.

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481 texts + hitting your ex's car with your car = arrest

A spurned ex-boyfriend took his attempts at contacting his ex too far after sending her 481 texts in four days, showing up to her work and then chasing her in his car and hitting her vehicle, according to a police report.

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Burglary suspects nabbed with potpourri of pills, powder, paraphernalia

A substantial amount of meth, pills, drug paraphernalia, and unidentified powders were seized Tuesday afternoon from a vehicle occupied by two men suspected in an early morning auto burglary.

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Arrest made in 100 mph chase that ended in crash, meth discovery

A Hawkins County man who had been wanted for two weeks after allegedly leading police on a 100 mph chase that ended in a crash was arrested Tuesday on multiple outstanding traffic and drug warrants.

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Vickie Ringley's ex-husband arrested for blocking access to her forfeited home

The forfeiture of Vickie Ringley’s home on the hill overlooking the Hawkins County Memorial Gardens became official last week, but as of Tuesday her ex-husband was reportedly still living there.

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Man attacks stranger's car, then police

She claimed the individual — who she did not know — had "jumped on the hood of her car and started beating on her windshield with his fists."

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