Friday, April 26, 2013

Man Admits to Faking a Hostage Situation
An Erwin man was arrested after he went to extreme measures to get his girlfriend away from another man. Unicoi County officials say Brian Orren called 911 and said he and his girlfriend were being held hostage by a man with a gun in the Limestone Cove area. Orren told dispatchers that he had been locked in the garage but had managed to escape. He also told police his girlfriend was still being held against her will. Officers responded immediately and found the alleged female hostage and the homeowner, the man Orren said had taken them hostage. Both told police the report was false. When confronted by police, Orren admitted that his report was not accurate and that he had been using bath salts. Hes been charged with filing a false report, a class-D felony. (JH)

Wednesday, July 01, 2015

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  • Authorities: Leads Diminish in Hunt for Hawkins County Girl with Sex Offender
  • Florida-based Company to Run Golf Operations at Country Club of Bristol, TN
  • Kingsport Man Booked on Theft Charges After Taking Several Armloads of Fireworks from Blountville Retailer
  • "Whistleblower" Not Re-appointed by City Council to Bristol, Virginia Utilities Board
  • Hubbard Appointed Bristol, Virginia Mayor with Dissension About His Previous Service on BVU Board
  • TVA Announces Portion of Boone Dam Reservoir to be Closed to Boat Traffic Beginning Monday
  • Police: Intoxicated Hawkins County Man Used Bark From State-Recognized Arboretum to Build Campfire
  • Glade Spring Man Arrested on Identity Theft Charges Thanks to Help from Social Media
  • Bristol Man Arrested For "Sexting" 11-Year-Old
  • Police Search For Two Credit Card Thieves
  • "Please Don't Tell My Wife What I Did to Her Car" : Jonesborough Man Crashes Car Into Bay in Panama City, FL
  • Bristol VA Takes Record for Largest Pineapple Display
  • Abingdon Man Charged with 11 Felonies as 12 Cars Burned in Martinsville
  • Former Bristol Library Foundation Director Waives Preliminary Hearing
  • Kingsport Woman Goes to Prison for Nine Years for Drug Dealing
  • New Tennessee Law: Fine Going Up for Uninsured Drivers
  • JC Police Plan "Strict Enforcement" of Fireworks Ban
  • Johnson City Man Sent to Prison for 10 Years for Crack Cocaine Selling
  • Kingsport Police Looking for Suspect in Debit Card Number Theft
  • Sullivan County Police Looking For Stolen Truck
  • Hawkins County Man Told Police He Would Kill His Girlfriend Unless They Took Him To Jail
  • Tennessee Highway Patrol Increasing Presence During 4th Of July Weekend



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