Monday, May 07, 2012

Arrests In Claw Hammer Murder
A Johnson City couple has been charged in the claw hammer death of a 78-year-old man whose body was found in Unicoi County. The decomposing body of Lonnie Townsend was found off Spivey Mountain Road in Unicoi County Friday morning. Authorities say identification is not official at this time but they're very positive that it is Townsend. 43-year-old Jason Pate and 21-year-old Whitney Kristina Harris, both living in a trailer park on Rockhouse Road are charged with first-degree murder, first-degree while murder committing a felony and tampering with evidence. Townsend had been reported missing April 17th. Witnesses later saw Pate driving a red pickup truck that fit the description of Townsend's vehicle. Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes has been leading the investigation along with Johnson City detectives and Unicoi County Sheriff Ed Herndon.(CS)

Monday, May 04, 2015

  • Man Jailed For Kingsport Pharmacy Robbery
  • Church Hill Police Say Woman on Meth Reported Stabbing, Which Apparently Never Happened
  • ID Theft, Fraud Case Involving NASCAR Stars Nets Woman Jail Sentence in Carter County
  • Council Recommends 3 for 1st District Circuit Judgeship in Northeast Tennessee
  • Facebook Murder Trial: Prosecutor Calls Motive "Silly, Manufactured Conflict"
  • Fire Causes Sevre Damage Home to Bristol Home
  • Three Men Arrested, Charged in Drug Store Break-Ins in Three Counties
  • Report: TN Comptroller Investigators Said Carter Co. Woman Took $11,000 in Cash From Waterworks
  • Health Department Announces Second Case of Rabies Discovered in Russell County, VA
  • Sullivan County Authorities Warn of a New Scam
  • 1,100 Patients Served at Bristol's Remote Area Medical Clinic
  • Suspect in Kingsport CVS Robbery Still on the Run
  • JC Man Threatens Woman and Her Son With Machete
  • Bristol Police Investigate Downtown Crash
  • "Facebook Murder" Trial Begins Today
  • Coal Tax Incentives Vetoed By Gov. McAuliffe
  • Gray, TN Motorcycle Rider Killed in Jonesborough Crash
  • Charges Pending Against Blountville Man After Saturday Crash in Bristol, TN



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