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Bullet holes in ceiling lead police to stolen property, pills, two suspects

Bullet holes in ceiling lead police to stolen property, pills, two suspects

September 3rd, 2015 5:35 pm by Jeff Bobo

One of the suspects allegedly fled a Church Hill Police Department traffic stop on foot with a loaded pistol in his waistband, and was chased down and captured by Officer Dustin Dean.

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Inappropriate filming of girls at D-B game nets arrest

Inappropriate filming of girls at D-B game nets arrest

September 3rd, 2015 4:37 pm by Rain Smith

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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Gunman invades elderly Kingsport man's home

Gunman invades elderly Kingsport man's home

September 3rd, 2015 3:45 pm by Rain Smith

Police say they have arrested a robber who invaded a residence in Ridgefields subdivision - where he had previously served as a cleaner of the home - and held an elderly man at gunpoint.

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Kingsport robber escapes during cross-country transport

Kingsport robber escapes during cross-country transport

September 3rd, 2015 11:02 am by Rain Smith

A Rogersville man recently sentenced for robbing a Kingsport store has escaped during transport to California on unrelated charges, leading to a large manhunt in Illinois.

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Hawkins man gets three years for pill trafficking, weapon charge

Hawkins man gets three years for pill trafficking, weapon charge

September 3rd, 2015 11:00 am by Jeff Bobo

The investigation resulted in a controlled drug buy being conducted on Fred Chamberlain where he sold a quantity of oxymorphone to an undercover HCSO operative.

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Man harassing Arby's customers had 107 used syringes

Man harassing Arby's customers had 107 used syringes

September 3rd, 2015 8:11 am by Jeff Bobo

"He was trying to sell individual cigarettes to customers to get enough money to use a pay phone," said RPD Officer Travis Fields. "He wasn't very cooperative, and never did say how or why he came to Rogersville."

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Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

Bank robber, planner plead to federal charges

September 2nd, 2015 5:00 pm by Matthew Lane

A local man who robbed banks in Kingsport and Johnson City, and the man who helped him plan the heists, have agreed to plead guilty to federal charges.

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Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

Employee accused of swiping $9K from Kingsport ATM

September 2nd, 2015 2:33 pm by Rain Smith

A former assistant manager of a Kingsport gas station has been arrested for allegedly stealing more than $9,000 from an ATM at the business.

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4 indicted in drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Memphis girl

4 indicted in drive-by shooting of 7-year-old Memphis girl

September 2nd, 2015 7:54 am by Associated Press

All four men are being held without bond. Online court records don't show if they have lawyers who could comment on their cases, which are being handled by prosecutors who deal with gang-related crimes.

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Judge dismisses wrongful arrest lawsuit

Judge dismisses wrongful arrest lawsuit

September 1st, 2015 6:30 pm by Matthew Lane

However, Sullivan County agreed to pay the man a $4,000 settlement in exchange for him not appealing the federal court decision and not filing a similar lawsuit at the state court level.

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