Bomb Squad Called In Greeneville

(GREENEVILLE) — A suspicious package is found at a thrift store in Greeneville…

Police were called to Locust Springs Thrift Store. A bomb squad determined the package could possibly contain an explosive device. It was eventually removed from the store. Traffic was stopped temporarily in the area. In the end, it was a fake device, made to look like an actual explosive.

Fake Bomb Found In GC

(GREENEVILLE) — A suspicious package is found at a thrift store in Greeneville.
Police were called to Locust Springs Thrift Store. A bomb squad determined the package could possibly contain an explosive device.
It was eventually removed from the store. Traffic was stopped temporarily in the area. In the end, it was a fake device, made to look like an actual explosive.

Two Crashes On 81

(WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA) – There were several of accidents along Interstate 81…

The southbound right lane and right shoulder were closed involving a single vehicle at mile marker 3.3. A second crash was also reported on the interstate near mile marker 19 in Washington County involving a semi. The northbound left lane and shoulder were closed for a time in that area while crews were on scene. An investigation into the crashes is underway.

No Injuries In Pair Of Accidents

(WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA) – There were several of accidents along Interstate 81.
The southbound right lane and right shoulder were closed involving a single vehicle at mile marker 3.3. A second crash was also reported on the interstate near mile marker 19 in Washington County involving a semi.
The northbound left lane and shoulder were closed for a time in that area while crews were on scene. An investigation into the crashes is underway.

UPD Begins

(UNICOI) — One place is looking for some law enforcement…

The town of Unicoi is now accepting applications for its new police department. The Board of Mayor and Alderman voted 4 to 1 to create the new force. Officials say the town has already budgeted more than $100,000 to cover the cost of salaries. People interested in applying are asked to contact town hall during regular business hours.

Policemen Wanted In Unicoi

(UNICOI) — One place is looking for some law enforcement.
The town of Unicoi is now accepting applications for its new police department. The Board of Mayor and Alderman voted 4 to 1 to create the new force.
Officials say the town has already budgeted more than $100,000 to cover the cost of salaries. People interested in applying are asked to contact town hall during regular business hours.

Drug Arrest In Scott Co

(SCOTT COUNTY) — Cash and drugs are seized in one area bust…

A traffic stop by Scott County deputies nets a large amount of money and various narcotics. Christopher Bray of Ohio was arrested after a police dog detected 119 grams of methamphetamine and a host of other drugs and cash to the tune of three thousand dollars in his vehicle. A child was in the car, so endangerment charges have been filed in the case, too.

Ohio Man Faces Charges

(SCOTT COUNTY) — Cash and drugs are seized in one area bust…
A traffic stop by Scott County deputies nets a large amount of money and various narcotics.
Christopher Bray of Ohio was arrested after a police dog detected 119 grams of methamphetamine and a host of other drugs and cash to the tune of three thousand dollars in his vehicle.
A child was in the car, so endangerment charges have been filed in the case, too.

Pickering Faces Assault Charges

(JOHNSON CITY) — A Johnson City man is charged with aggravated kidnapping and more…

Christopher Pickering is accused of domestic assault, as well. Officers arrived at the suspect’s Big Valley Drive home. The victim tells police Pickering assaulted her…he had a weapon. When he is found later…officers take a stolen gun off his hands. Pickering was taken to the Washington County Detention Center on bond.

Gun Seized In JC Arrest

(JOHNSON CITY) — A Johnson City man is charged with aggravated kidnapping and more.
Christopher Pickering is accused of domestic assault, as well. Officers arrived at the suspect’s Big Valley Drive home. The victim tells police Pickering assaulted her…he had a weapon.
When he is found later…officers take a stolen gun off his hands. Pickering was taken to the Washington County Detention Center on bond.