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Saturday, December 10, 2016

Felony Arrest

 

SUBJECT: Felony Drug Arrest                      DATE: 12/10/16                 TIME: 2:00 a.m.

PREPARED BY: Officer Kirt Stillwagon                     APPROVED BY:  Sgt. Hodges

 

    On 12/9/16, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Jacob B. Potter (602 Belle View Dr. Johnson City,Tn., 28 years old) and he was charged with Felony Possession of Methamphetamine for Resale, Simple Possession of Schedule III, Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of a Firearm during the commission of a Dangerous Felony, Window Tint Violation, Driving on Suspended License,  and Failure to Illuminate Tag.

At approximately 8:50 p.m. on 12/9/16, officers of the Johnson City Police stopped a Ford F150 for a window tint violation as well as failure to illuminate tags. Upon making contact with the driver, officers knew him from previous encounters and knew his license to be suspended. A check on Potter revealed that he had 2 active warrants for Aggravated Assault out of Johnson City. Officers had Potter step out of the vehicle and was detained and searched. After placing Potter in the back of the police vehicle, officers located a felony amount of methamphetamine where the suspect was last standing behind his vehicle. A search of Potter’s vehicle was then conducted after a narcotics dog alerted on the vehicle.  Officers located more methamphetamine, prescription pills, scales and a large amount of new baggies. Officers located a large amount of US currency and a loaded Ruger 9mm handgun in the vehicle as well.

Police arrested Mr. Potter, and he was transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held on a $23,000 bond . Arraignment is set for Monday, December 12, 2016, at 1:30 p.m., in Washington County General Sessions Court.  Potter was also served with his two additional warrants at the Detention Center.

 

 


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Friday, December 09, 2016

Felony Arest of Richard Shuffler

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:

12/9/16

TIME:

6:30  p.m.

PREPARED BY:

Det. D. Hilton

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Don Shepard

 

 

 

 

On 12/9/16, the Johnson City Police Department arrested Richard Shuffler (141 E Market St, Johnson City, TN, 49 years old) and charged him with three counts of criminal simulation over $1,000.

 

On 12/9/16, officers of the Johnson City Police Department responded to Regions Bank, 1408 W State of Franklin Rd., in reference to someone attempting to pass a counterfeit check. Upon arrival, officers found that Richard Shuffler was attempting to pass the counterfeit check. The investigation revealed that Shuffler had successfully passed two other counterfeit checks in Johnson City at Regions Bank, 208 Sunset Dr., and HomeTrust Bank, 1907 N Roan St.

 

Richard Shuffler was arrested and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of a $30,000 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on 12/12/16 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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Press release: Gina Mitchell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT: Identity Theft                DATE: 12/9/2016                               TIME: 12:15 a.m.

PREPARED BY: Officer Alex Garrison                       APPROVED BY: Sgt. Jim Tallmadge

 

On 12/8/2016, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Gina Mitchell  (208 Leach Cir., Jonesborough, TN; 36 years old) and charged her with identity theft and simple possession of methamphetamine.

At approximately 8:45 p.m., contact with made with Mitchell during the course of a traffic stop in which she was a passenger.  In the midst of the investigation, Mitchell repeatedly gave officers false information, providing various social security numbers as well as an incorrect date of birth in an attempt to hide her identity.  A K9 unit was called to the scene which alerted on the vehicle.  A baggie containing methamphetamine was then located, and Mitchell admitted that she had used “ice” earlier in the day.  After discovering Mitchell’s actual identity, an existing warrant out of Washington County was confirmed.

Police arrested Mitchell and transported her to the Washington County Detention Center, where she was held in lieu of a $6,000. Arraignment was set for 10:30 a.m. on 12/9/2016 in Washington County General Sessions Court.

 


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Thursday, December 08, 2016

Felony arrest

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:  12/8/16

 

TIME:

2330

PREPARED BY:

Sgt Adams

APPROVED BY:

Sgt Adams

 

 

On 12/08/16, Officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Jahmar D Adams, 23, of 260 Riverview Dr, Johnson City, TN for Aggravated Burglary and Theft over $1000. The arrest stems from an investigation into a reported residential burglary that occurred on Dec 2nd, 2016. The burglar entered by breaking out a window to the residence, ransacked the house, and stole several items of value. Surveillance cameras from the residence captured the suspect and the suspect vehicle. The suspect was subsequently identified by Investigators as Jahmar Adams. Jahmar Adams is being held in the Washington County Detention Center on a $30,000 bond on the Aggravated Burglary and Theft over $1000 charges with arraignment set for 12/09/16 @ 10:00am.

 

 

Sgt Mike Adams_______________

Johnson City Police Department

Phone: 423-434-6107                                                                       

Fax: 423-434-6247                                                                           

Email: madams@johnsoncitytn.org                          

Address: 601 E Main St., Johnson City, TN 37601                   

 

 


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JCPD News Release - Coffman arrest

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Motor Vehicle Theft

DATE:

12/08/2016

TIME:

7:30 am

PREPARED BY:

MPO II Steven Crow

APPROVED BY:

Lt. Billy Church

 

 

 

On 12/07/2016, officers with the Johnson City Police Department arrest Joseph Coffman, 37 year old male, 2414 Park Avenue, Johnson City, TN, and charged him with Theft of Motor Vehicle over $1,000.

On 11/20/2016, a Johnson City resident allowed Joseph Coffman to borrow his Chevrolet truck for construction work.  After having the vehicle for over two weeks, the victim attempted to contact Mr. Coffman to get his truck back.  Mr. Coffman responded with multiple messages stating he was going to bring the victim’s vehicle back but never showed at the times and dates he advised he would.  Attempted contact was made to Mr. Coffman from JCPD officers, but there was no response.  

In the early morning hours of 12-07-2016, Mr. Coffman crashed and totaled the vehicle in question.  Later the same day he was arrested and charged with the theft of the truck.  He was then transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held on a $10,000 bond.  A court date has been scheduled for 12-08-16, 9:00 am, in Washington County General Sessions Court.


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