Police heard five gunshots on Dale Street, then spotted an armed man in the backyard of a residence. He complied with orders to put his hands up, then advised he hadn't realized officers were "so close by."
Following the execution of a search warrant more than a month ago in the Bloomingdale community, police have now located and arrested a suspected drug dealer.
The drunk driver who fatally struck a prominent Kingsport businessman in 2014 will spend at least two more years in prison.
More than two years after local district attorneys announced their lawsuit against opioid manufacturers, legal wrangling continued Tuesday on who will answer depositions and when testimony will be shared in discovery.
BLOUNTVILLE — A Sullivan County constable has been indicted on multiple charges after allegedly lying about serving court documents.
Though the suspect refused to exit his home, he yelled out of a window that he would, "kill officers...had C-4 inside and would blow it up." Police then shot non-lethal pepper balls into the room he occupied.
The man convicted in 2014's drunken hit-and-run that killed Kingsport businessman Mike Locke had a parole hearing on Tuesday morning.
For the first time since is was opened in 1987 (and at that time, with the intention of holding no more than 619 people) the Sullivan County jail's population has topped 1,000 inmates.
Shortly before noon, police responded to Walmart on Fort Henry Drive. A 69-year-old woman reported that while asleep in the back seat of her Kia Soul, an unknown female opened the door and entered the driver's seat.
For the Kingsport Police Department officers who work approximately 70 traffic collisions each week, the same handful of driver mistakes and misconceptions are often the contributing factors — combined with some unique features of our roadways.