The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.
Wise County Sheriff's Office
A Coeburn woman reported "rescue" was needed for her next door neighbor, who had fallen on his porch. EMS arrived to the subject, "handcuffed himself so he could not smoke a cigarette." The handcuffs were too tight, causing swelling, and the man had lost the key to unlock the restraints. Ambulance personnel rcalled for police assistance — adding the man requested someone pull up his pants.
Sullivan County Sheriff's Office
A welfare check was requested on Violet Street after a 2-year-old allegedly, "climbed out of a window."
A male in a Mazda was, "sleeping in the drive thru," at Pal's in Blountville.
Hawkins County Sheriff's Office
A man reported he returned to his home on Highway 66 to find it had been burglarized, with guns, jewelry and coins stolen. He told police he always leaves his doors unlocked.
A Rogersville woman contacted police due to her dog, a 7-week-old pit bull, being stolen from her yard. She said she had contacted the person responsible, who admitted to taking the animal -- but claimed they didn't have the gas money to drive the dog back.
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