Kingsport, Sullivan County and Bristol police officers have been cleared of any wrongdoing in a trio of recent shootings, two of which left men dead.
A Weber City man is accused of stealing up to $1,200 from patrons of a Kingsport restaurant during his brief stint as an employee.
A Hawkins County man who allegedly led police on a 100 mph motorcycle chase Thursday and was twice reportedly driving in the wrong lane of travel is facing numerous charges, including felony evading arrest.
Wise County Sheriff’s investigators are still trying to find if the calls to county dispatch are connected to the discovery of a dead man in the Inman Village complex in Appalachia.
Upon being questioned by Deputy Richard McGinnis and principal Bobby Wines at school on Sept. 3 the boy allegedly admitted to sending the messages, noting that the gun was “a toy”.
SCOTT Service is an alternative sentencing program for non-violent offenders who would otherwise be incarcerated. Participants work off their sentence by completing community service projects while being monitored by a program coordinator.
A monthly report from interim Scott County Sheriff Chris Holder developed into a lengthy discussion about the Duffield Regional Jail during Wednesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The county’s inmate count at the jail has risen over the last several months, fueling ongoing concerns from the BOS about rising costs at the facility.
A Church Hill man accused of fleeing an Aug. 15 crash that took out a power pole, two trees, a water meter and a street sign was identified after a passing motorist reportedly called out, “Tyler are you OK?”
Wise County, state and federal investigators are still looking for links between a string of threatening phone calls after midnight Sunday and the discovery of a dead man in Appalachia later that morning.
A Kingsport man accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's home in July holding a knife, and then fleeing when her current boyfriend pulled a gun, was ordered held in jail without bond during his arraignment Tuesday in Sessions Court.
The former Hawkins County constable who resigned earlier this year after being charged with two felonies for conducting a traffic stop two weeks before he took office, was sentenced to probation last week.
Monday night a Mount Carmel man traded his 2005 Honda Accord for an envelope he thought contained $2,500 in cash.
The charges against Harvey Napier date back to a December 2018 traffic stop in Scott County when deputies pulled over a Nissan Sedan for multiple defective equipment violations. Most notable, the license plate on the Nissan did not match the vehicle.
Kingsport police said the 73-year-old man failed to yield the right-of-way, pulling his Toyota from Holston Valley Drive directly into the path of a Jeep on Clinchfield Street.
A 19-year-old macaque monkey named Josie now has a permanent home, and the Church Hill woman who abandoned Josie caged in a sweltering hot mobile home can no longer own animals without court permission.