Archives for August 2017

Shooting Victim Ends Up Arrested For Drug Possession

(JOHNSON CITY) — A man is arrested after an investigation into a shooting incident that occurred in February.

Police say Magan Loggans reported that he had been shot in the leg during the incident and investigators found that Loggans was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphenalia.

Loggans was arrested Thursday and charged with possession of methamphetamines with intent to resale and possession of drug equipment.

Scott County Couple Arrested For Child Abuse

(GATE CITY) — A couple from Scott County are facing felony abuse and neglect charges after the woman’s infant child was found to have suffered second degree burns.

Police say Brittany Paige Edds Sloan was arrested last week and Robert Bradley Scott was taken into custody on Monday.

According to investigators the burns appeared to be from contact with a heating source and the child also is suffering from septic shock.

Church Hill Man Appears In Court On Murder Indictment

(CHURCH HILL) – A man indicted on charges he shot and killed his wife in front of their 2-year-old child appeared in court Thursday.

Bryan Lawson pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and felony reckless endangerment charges in connection with the January 2017 death of Beth Lawson at their Church Hill apartment.

Lawson claims he killed his wife in self-defense.

His trial is set for Dec. 8.

Greeneville Traffic Stop Leads To DUI Arrest

(GREENEVILLE) — A traffic stop Thursday morning for a broken taillight leads to the driver being arrested for DUI.

Police say Nicholas Shepherd was pulled over on Main Street at Baileyton Road and when an officer approached his vehicle Shepherd gave off an odor of alcohol and there was an open beer can on the back seat

According to an arrest report Shepherd did admit to drinking before he was pulled over.

He was booked into jail on $2,000 bond pending a Friday court appearance.

ETSU Professor Weighs In On North Korean Tensions

(JOHNSON CITY) — North Korea continues to test the patience of the rest of the world by testing ballistic missiles. Livewire’s Darrell Moody is getting analysis from an ETSU International Affairs professor…

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DOCTOR KIMBERLY WILSON WONDERS WHY NORTH KOREA WOULD TRY TO AGITATE JAPAN…
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NORTH KOREA FIRED A MISSILE OVER JAPAN THIS WEEK IN RESPONSE TO US SOUTH KOREAN MILITARY EXERCISES.

A Long List Of BVA Drug Offenders Released

(BRISTOL, VA) – A long list of area residents are busted for drugs…Jim O’Reilly…

Bristol, Virginia Police released the names of individuals indicted by a grand jury earlier this month and later arrested on a variety of drug charges. The department says a total of 83 suspects were taken into custody on 193 charges involving marijuana and other assorted illegal drugs. All the names were released on area media.

Many In Bristol Face Drug Charges

(BRISTOL, VA) – A long list of area residents are busted for drugs.

Bristol, Virginia Police released the names of individuals indicted by a grand jury earlier this month and later arrested on a variety of drug charges.

The department says a total of 83 suspects were taken into custody on 193 charges involving marijuana and other assorted illegal drugs. All the names were released on area media.

Women Use Baby Stroller In Shoplifting Incident

(JOHNSON CITY) — Two women from Kentucky were arrested after walking out of a store with clothing they didn’t pay for hidden in a baby stroller.

Police say Amber Emmett , and Whitney Parkey, both of Middlesboro, KY; went into dressing rooms at the N. Roan St. store but emerged without the merchandise.

As they left the store loss prevention found the items in a backpack under the stroller.

Emmett and Parkey were booked for felony shoplifting.

Rogersville Pediatrician Indicted For Child Sex Abuse Appears In Court

(ROGERSVILLE) — A pediatrician indicted on charges of aggravated sexual battery and sexual battery by an authority figure appeared in court Thursday.

According to the indictment the incident involving Dr. Chris Calendine of Rogersville and two boys ages 12 and 14 happened sometime last month.

Calendine did not enter a plea and a trial date was set for Jan. 18.

Greeneville Restaurant Staying Open During Fire Repairs

(GREENEVILLE) — Investigators say a fire at a popular restaurant started in a oven located in a building next to the dining area.

The fire broke out Wednesday in a smokehouse at Stan’s Bar-B-Q on E. Andrew Johnson Highway and did not damage the main restaurant area.

According to the Greeneville Sun the restaurant will remain open as repairs to the smokehouse are made.