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Recent Crime News
Friday Jul 8 | via WATE-TV Knoxville
As Americans come together to mourn the five police officers killed during a Dallas protest, law enforcement in East Tennessee say they're shocked, confused, sad, and heartbroken. Many officers say this is more than just a job, law enforcement is a family no matter which state you live in. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via WATE-TV Knoxville
A Blount County woman has filed a civil rights suit in federal court against the city of Alcoa, its police chief and other officers, Blount County, its sheriff, and several people at the Blount County Jail saying an officer struck her in the knee with such force it fractured her kneecap and tore ligaments. Annissa Colson, whom the lawsuit states suffers from multiple anxiety disorders, was arrested on June 23 by Alcoa Officer Dustin Cook on a DUI charge. Comment?
Friday Jun 24 | via WBIR-TV Knoxville
Officers were called to a home on Redwood Street around 10:30 p.m. after it was reported that a man shot someone who was trying to break into his house, according to Alcoa Police Chief Philip Potter. They found a 61-year-old man in a detached garage with a shooting victim and a handgun on the floor. Comment?
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