Director Greg Matherly said Washington County 911 dispatchers handled a total of 264,410 emergency and administrative calls in 2018. Of that number, 180,627 were recorded as computer aided dispatch or CAD calls.
According to a news release, police were investigating a home invasion that took place on March 11 around 6 p.m. in which an 85-year-old man was attacked and stabbed in a home on the 2500 block of Louise Street.
ELIZABETHTON — A complaint about a carjacking in Stoney Creek led to a drug charge against a man and the serving of an outstanding warrant on a juvenile.
Washington County School Board member David L. Hammond was arrested Friday on a simple assault charge involving his girlfriend, according to an arrest warrant.
The following is a roundup of felony arrests reported recently by Johnson City police.
Sen. Jon Lundberg said his amended legislation would allow law enforcement officers to issue citations instead of arresting defendants charged with specific non-violent crimes. The bill removes what proponents say is a vague and difficult burden on officers to determine if the offender will show up for their court date before issuing a citation.
MEMPHIS — Federal prosecutors say a Tennessee man has been charged with coercing girls to appear in sex videos.
NASHVILLE — A survey from Tennessee officials has found that seat belt usage increased from 88.5 percent in 2017 to 90.9 percent in 2018.
If you think human trafficking is not a rural problem, you may be surprised to learn the crime has been reported in all areas of Tennessee. Crime tracking data shows most trafficking offenses in non-metro areas are committed by a family member of the victim - a parent or an older relative who has sold a young person or even a child for sex.
The Johnson County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the Friday afternoon shooting of 3-year-old Ariel Salaices.
Booking photos and accompanying information are public records and made available by the Washington County Detention Center. They represent arrests only, not a determination of guilt. All are presumed innocent until the charges have been proven in a
Johnson City police arrested a Unicol County man last week after he allegedly sold prescription medications to a confidential informant.
Johnson City police arrested a man and woman on Sunday who they said were in possession of 150 cloned debit/credit cards.
ELIZABETHTON — A prisoner in the Carter County Jail is facing an additional charge after she wrestled several deputies and spit on one Saturday morning.
Three men were charged with several felonies after a three-month burglary investigation in Washington County.