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May 13, 2011

Officer appeals firing over confiscated beer

Confiscated nearly four full cases of beer and gave it to another officer

News Sentinel

KINGSPORT — A 19-year veteran of the Kingsport Police Department is appealing his firing over the handling of beer confiscated from minors.

According to testimony at a Wednesday hearing, Cpl. Tim Horne was one of several officers who responded to a party where there was underage drinking. Officers confiscated nearly four full cases of beer.

Full story: Officer appeals firing over confiscated beer

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