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Naked trail excursion nets arrest

August 27th, 2015 3:24 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before noon, a woman called police to report an incident of indecent exposure. While traversing a trail near the Weir Dam recreation area with her dog, she encountered a completely nude man "standing in front of her" and touching himself.

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Rebel flag incites interstate dustup

Rebel flag incites interstate dustup

September 7th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

A man called police to Eastern Star Road, saying the Rebel Flag flying from his vehicle had solicited harassment on I-26. A black passenger of another vehicle allegedly reached out the window as they were side-by-side.

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Man attacks stranger's car, then police

Man attacks stranger's car, then police

September 5th, 2015 4:00 pm by Rain Smith

A patrol officer was flagged down by a female motorist, who then pointed towards a man walking down Clinchfield Street. She claimed the individual had "jumped on the hood of her car and started beating on her windshield with his fists."

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Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

Knife-wielding man Tasered in car dealership

August 25th, 2015 10:58 am by Rain Smith

Dispatch was alerted to a man in a Kingsport car dealership "threatening the employees with a knife." Upon police arrival, a distressed sales employee motioned that the suspect was behind him, with the man then ordered to remove his hands from his pockets

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Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

Man drives through yards to flee stop for seat belt violation

August 21st, 2015 11:33 am by Rain Smith

On Fairview Avenue, the suspect pulled into the front lawn of a residence, "accelerated rapidly through several yards" and nearly struck a woman who was outside of her home - missing her by only three feet.

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Man committed for drug use escapes out hospital window

Man committed for drug use escapes out hospital window

August 18th, 2015 3:10 pm by Rain Smith

Police were called to Indian Path Medical Center after a man "broke out a double paned window" in the intensive care unit, then jumped out while wearing only his boxers.

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Rainbow flag's attention spurs man to stalk stranger

Rainbow flag's attention spurs man to stalk stranger

August 13th, 2015 1:58 pm by Rain Smith

When a female arrived at her Kingsport home, an unknown man pulled into the driveway and began videoing her and the residence. A male neighbor then confronted the stranger, who claimed he had "rights to film."

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Sleeping driver crashes into Walmart

Sleeping driver crashes into Walmart

August 11th, 2015 12:02 pm by Rain Smith

A Ford Focus failed to stop at the end of a parking aisle outside of Walmart on Fort Henry Drive. It traveled onto the sidewalk and through a row of shopping carts, then slammed into the side of the building.

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Dayworker swipes felines from animal shelter

Dayworker swipes felines from animal shelter

August 7th, 2015 9:17 am by Rain Smith

Police were called to the Kingsport Animal Shelter on Idle Hour Road, where a non-violent criminal offender had been sentenced to do work. Three cats and two pet carriers had also recently went missing.

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Man held at gunpoint after visiting wrong home

Man held at gunpoint after visiting wrong home

August 4th, 2015 2:48 pm by Rain Smith

Shortly before 5 p.m., a Kingsport resident heard a noise outside his front door, then looked out to find an unknown man "yelling and screaming."

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Man charged after shooting himself

Man charged after shooting himself

July 27th, 2015 3:41 pm by Rain Smith

Some witnesses said he was waving a handgun in his right hand when it fired, while another said it was in his pocket when he was pushed down, causing the weapon to discharge.

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