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Crime roundup: Felon charged with 3 burglaries in Washington County

• Updated Nov 13, 2019 at 6:03 PM

Recent felony arrests reported by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and Johnson City Police Department.

Three burglaries: Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a man Friday after seeing him flee from the scene of an alleged burglary, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said Wednesday in a news release. Tyler David Bolton, 26, 904 N. Main St., Greeneville, was found on Conklin Road with items reported stolen in burglaries in the area, Graybeal said. Deputies received a residential burglary call from Washington College Road and then another from CC Wright Road, where they spotted the man running from the scene. Investigators said they learned Bolton had broken into another home on Conklin Road. He was charged with three counts of aggravated burglary, theft of property, unlawful carrying/possession of a weapon by a convicted felon, possession of methamphetamine, schedule VI drug violations and simple possession. He was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $72,000 bond.

Melting Pot arrest: A disturbance at a downtown Johnson City ministry kitchen led Johnson City police to arrest a man wanted in North Carolina, police said Wednesday in a news release. Charles M. Gobble, 43, 305 W. Holston Ave., was charged with being a fugitive from justice. Police said Gobble had called 911 after being in an altercation at the Melting Pot, 201 S. Roan St. A records check revealed he was wanted in Avery County, North Carolina, on a probation violation charge resulting from a felony possession of methamphetamine conviction. Gobble was held in the Washington County Detention Center awaiting a bond hearing that was set for Wednesday.

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