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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Felony Arrest of Zena Lee Buchanan

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Identity Theft Arrest

DATE:

3/23/17

TIME:

8:40 a.m.

PREPARED BY:

Det. B. Richardson

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Don Shepard

 

 

 

 

On 3/22/17, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Zena Lee Buchanan (Johnson City, TN., 46 years old) and charged her with (5 cts.) identity theft.

 

On 7/20/16, officers met with the victim of a reported credit card fraud at the Johnson City Police Department. The victim reported that her purse went missing while she was in Kingsport, TN. Soon after the victim’s purse was found to be gone, she checked with her bank and discovered that someone was using her credit card. A total of 5 unauthorized charges were made on her credit card that were at Roadrunner locations in Johnson City.  Video was obtained from those Roadrunner transactions, and Zena Buchanan was identified as a suspect.

 

On 3/22/17, officers with the Sevierville Police Department arrested Zena Buchanan following a traffic stop in their jurisdiction. Buchanan was then picked up by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and transported back to the Washington County Detention Center, where she is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on 3/23/17 in Washington County General Sessions Court.

 

 

Sgt. Don Shepard

Criminal Investigation Division

Johnson City Police Department

601 E. Main . St

Johnson City, TN 37601

Office 423-434-6166

Fax- 423-434-6247

dshepard@johnsoncitytn.org

 


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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Traffic Crash-Update

 

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Traffic Crash – Update

DATE:

03/22/2017

TIME:

5:15  pm

PREPARED BY:

Lt. Becky West

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Hodges

 

 

     On March 18, 2017 at about 11:55 am, officers of the Johnson City Police Department responded to a vehicle crash with serious injury on Cherokee Rd. at Spice Hollow Rd.  Upon arrival, officers found that a 2003 Toyota Tundra truck was traveling south on Cherokee Rd. just past Spice Hollow Rd.  The vehicle left the roadway to the left, struck a utility pole and went down an embankment, coming to a rest in a pasture.  The driver, Steven Bennett, age 67, 2205 Dry Creek Rd., Johnson City, TN,  received serious injuries from the crash and was transported to the Johnson City Medical Center Hospital where he is listed in critical condition.  A six year old juvenile was a passenger in the vehicle and was uninjured.  Both occupants were properly restrained by seat belts and child booster seat. 

UPDATE:   On March 22, 2017, the driver of the Toyota Tundra, Steven Bennett, died from his injuries he received in the crash from March 18, 2017.  The Johnson City Police Department is requesting that if anyone witnessed this crash, please contact the police department at 423-434-6125 if they have any information.  The crash is continuing to be investigated by the Johnson City Police Department Traffic Homicide Team.

 

 


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Felony Arrest of Sharon Ann Rollins

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:

3/22/17

TIME:

9:30 A.M.

PREPARED BY:

Investigator Johnnie Willis

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Don Shepard

 

 

On 3/21/17, the Johnson City Police Department arrested Sharon Ann Rollins (210 Broyles Dr., 47 years old) and charged her with (3 cts.) forgery, (2 cts.) theft under $1,000 and possession of stolen property under $1,000.  

The arrest comes as a result of an investigation that began with checks that were stolen from the victim’s vehicle on 3/13/17. On 3/21/17, police were notified by bank employees of Rollins trying to cash one of the victim’s checks that had been taken from his car. Rollins was taken into custody at the bank. During the course of the investigation, it was determined a total of three checks were fraudulently written to Rollins from the victim’s checking account.   

On 3/21/17, Rollins was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where she is being held in lieu of an $18,000 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on 3/22/17 in Washington County General Sessions Court.    

 

 

Sgt. Don Shepard

Criminal Investigation Division

Johnson City Police Department

601 E. Main . St

Johnson City, TN 37601

Office 423-434-6166

Fax- 423-434-6247

dshepard@johnsoncitytn.org

 


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Felony Arrest

 

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Fugitive from Justice Arrest

DATE:

03-22-17

TIME:

0848

PREPARED BY:

MPO Jim Hawk 338

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Hodges

 

 

 

    On Wednesday, March 22, 2017, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Brandon D. Martin,

23, of 106 Chevallier Road, Deville, LA, on a charge of being a Fugitive From Justice. Martin was located on East Oakland

Avenue and through a computer check, a warrant issued by the Francois County, MO, Sheriff’s Office for

Larceny was located.  Full extradition was requested. Martin taken into custody and transported to the Washington County

Detention Center and he awaits a bond hearing in General Sessions Court on 03-22-17, at 1:30.

 

 


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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Felony Arrest of Jason Boyd Leffew

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:

3/21/17

TIME:

2:00 P.M.

PREPARED BY:

Investigator Johnnie Willis

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Don Shepard

 

 

On 3/21/17, the Johnson City Police Department arrested Jason Boyd Leffew (6505 Rock Bridge Ln., Knoxville, 45 years old) and charged him with (2 cts.) burglary and (2 cts.) theft over $10,000.

The arrest comes as a result of an investigation into two burglaries that occurred at Robinson’s Animal Clinic in Gray, on 5/24/15 and 8/23/15. Leffew and an accomplice were developed as suspects who broke into the business and took more than $10,000 worth of animal medication.

On 3/21/17, Leffew was served with a warrant on these charges at the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held on similar charges. A bond was set at $40,000. Arraignment is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on 3/22/17 in Washington County General Sessions Court.    

 

 

Sgt. Don Shepard

Criminal Investigation Division

Johnson City Police Department

601 E. Main . St

Johnson City, TN 37601

Office 423-434-6166

Fax- 423-434-6247

dshepard@johnsoncitytn.org

 


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Felony Arrest

 

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Domestic Aggravated Assault

DATE:

03/20/17

TIME:

1:52pm

PREPARED BY:

Officer Brady Higgins

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Hodges

 

 

 

    On 03/20/17, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Daniel A Ludoph (1219 Cattail Pt, 49 years old) and charged him with Domestic Aggravated Assault.  At approximately 1:52 pm, officers responded to 1219 Cattail Pt in reference to a possible domestic altercation. Officers spoke with the victim upon arrival. She advised she and her husband, Daniel Ludolph, were involved in an argument over wine. She advised it then escalated, and she tried to get away.  He reportedly pushed her down and attempted to stab her with a butcher knife. The victim was able to escape to a neighbor’s residence and contacted police.  Mr. Ludolph was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:30 pm on 03/21/17, in Washington County General Sessions Court.

 

 


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News Release

 

 

                     JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Domestic Aggravated Assault

DATE:

03/21/17

TIME:

4:50 a.m.

PREPARED BY:

Officer R. Hall

APPROVED BY:

 Lt. Becky West

 

 

On 03/21/17, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Jennifer B. Gowan (121 Lynn Rd, Johnson City, TN,  

26 years old) and charged her with domestic aggravated assault.

 

At 12:46 a.m., officers responded to Franklin Woods Hospital on a reported domestic violence incident. The

victim had a large laceration under his left eye which required medical attention. The victims fiancé Jennifer

B. Gowan, had cut his face with a wine glass at 121 Lynn Rd.

 

Ms. Gowan was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where

she is being held in lieu of a $20,000.00 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:45 p.m. on 03/22/17 in Washington

County General Sessions Court

 

 


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