This week's local crime and court updates from Bristol Herald Courier - Tricities.
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A Bristol, Virginia police officer’s future in law enforcement is murky weeks after being found not guilty of murder.
An Abingdon man who pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of pieces of mail from more than 100 addresses in the area, including Chilhowie, has been sentenced to federal prison time. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, items taken included multiple packages, cash, a U.S. passport, diabetes medication and multiple checks worth thousands of dollars.
A resolution introduced to the Sullivan County Commission last month proposing to charge jail inmates $35 a day is beginning to be discussed.
A Bristol, Tennessee man was arrested Thursday after allegedly firing a weapon and initiating a brief standoff with police on 6th Street.