INJUNCTION FILED AGAINST CROWN LABS

A PERMANENT FEDERAL INJUNCTION HAS BEEN FILED AGAINST A JOHNSON CITY BUSINESS—FOR SELLING UNAPPROVED AND MISBRANDED DRUGS.  THE DECREE ORDERS CROWN LABS AND C-E-O JEFF BEDARD—TO STOP SELLING CREAMS AND LOTIONS FOR SKIN AILMENTS.  AN F-D-A COMPLAINT ALLEGES THAT CROWN VIOLATED FEDERAL LAW BY SELLING VARIOUS CREAMS THAT HADN’T MET FEDERAL APPROVAL. CROWN IS ALSO REQUIRED TO DESTROY SEVERAL CREAMS AND LOTIONS NOTED IN THE COMPLAINT.

 

 

HOMICIDE

 

THE CARTER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CONTINUES INVESTIGATING THE DEATH OF AN 88-YEAR OLD—WHO WAS FOUND BEATEN IN HER HOME.  A FAMILY MEMBER FOUND THE WOMAN ON JULY 14TH—AND SHERIFF DEXTER LUNCEFORD SAYS, "WE'RE DOING EVERYTHING POSSIBLE..WE WILL BRING THEM TO JUSTICE." 

THE FAMILY OF MARY NOLAN HAS OFFERED A 25-HUNDRED DOLLAR REWARD FOR INFORMATION THAT LEADS TO AN ARREST AND CONVICTION.


 

BRISTOL VA STABBING


BRISTOL VIRGINIA POLICE ARE INVESTIGATING A STABBING INCIDENT.  IT HAPPENED AROUND 3 THIS MORNING ON GOODE STREET—NEAR COMMONWEALTH AVENUE.  THE MALE SUSPECT TOOK OFF ON FOOT, BUT WAS LATER DETAINED.  THE VICTIM WAS TAKEN TO A HOSPITAL, BUT INJURIES DON’T APPEAR TO BE SERIOUS.


 

AVERY FIRE

 

CREWS ARE BATTLING A MAJOR HOUSE FIRE IN NEWLAND NORTH CAROLINA.  THE HOUSE IN THE 1700-BLOCK OF HIGHWAY 194 IS A TOTAL LOSS.  NUMEROUS VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENTS ALONG WITH THE AVERY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE AND NORTH CAROLINA BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ARE ON THE SCENE.  THE CALL CAME IN AROUND 5:30 THIS MORNING.

 

 

MOTORCYCLIST FACES CHARGES

 

A KINGSPORT MAN FACES CHARGES FROM THREE POLICE AGENCIES AFTER HE WAS CLOCKED TRAVELING OVER 150 MILES PER HOUR ON HIS MOTORCYCLE.  JORDAN SCOTT MCDAVID WAS PEGGED BY CHURCH HILL AND MOUNT CARMEL POLICE AT 155 MILES PER HOUR ON HIGHWAY 11-W.  A HAWKINS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY SAID MCDAVID TRIED TO PASS HIM, THEN MAKE A U-TURN BEFORE LOSING CONTROL.  MCDAVID IS CHARGED WITH EVADING ARREST, NO INSURANCE AND DRIVING WITHOUT A LICENSE.

 

 

CROSSING GUARDS NEEDED

 

SCHOOL STARTS SOON AND KINGSPORT POLICE NEED CROSSING GUARDS.  AT THE END OF LAST SCHOOL YEAR, THE DEPARTMENT HAD THREE VACANCIES, PLUS THERE’VE BEEN MORE RESIGNATIONS.  CITY SCHOOL AND POLICE PERSONNEL WILL FILL THE VOID.  BOTH ARE WORKING TOWARD A LONG TERM SOLUTION—WHICH COULD MEAN PARTNERING WITH A THIRD PARTY TO STAFF THE SCHOOL ZONES.

 

 

STOLEN VEHICLE

 

JOHNSON CITY POLICE HAVE ARRESTED TWO PEOPLE FOR ALLEGEDLY DRIVING A STOLEN VEHICLE.  OFFICERS STOPPED A G.M.C. DENALI ON MARY STREET.  TODD BENNETT AND LAURA WATTS WERE ARRESTED IN CONNECTION TO THE THEFT.  WATTS WAS ALSO CITED FOR DRIVING ON A REVOKED LICENSE.

 

 

 

WASH CO VA ARRESTS

 

TWO PEOPLE HAVE BEEN ARRESTED AFTER THEY WERE FOUND ASLEEP IN A TRUCK.  WASHINGTON COUNTY VIRGINIA SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES FOUND THE PAIR IN A PARKING LOT NEAR EMORY AND HENRY COLLEGE.  THEY ALSO FOUND A HIGH-POWERED RIFLE, BRASS KNUCKLES AND METH.  JOSEPH BOYD OF GLADE SPRING AND AUSTIN HELTON OF ABINGDON WERE TAKEN TO JAIL.


 

 

 

 

TVA—BOONE DAM

EXPECT TO SEE AND HEAR A LOT OF ACTIVITY AROUND BOONE DAM IN THE COMING WEEKS AS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY CONTINUES WORKING ON FIXING SEEPAGE—NEAR THE EARTHEN PART OF THE DAM.  NEXT WEEK, WORK ON A BERM WILL BEGIN.  ALSO SAYS BY THE END OF THIS YEAR, THERE SHOULD BE A GOOD IDEA ON WHAT THE WALLS WILL LOOK LIKE. IN ADDITION, THE HIGH MOBILITY GROUT WILL HELP SEAL AROUND THE WALLS.  WORK IS STILL ON TRACK TO BE FINISHED IN THE 2020 TO 2022 TIMEFRAME.


      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   


 

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