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Thursday, February 23, 2017

JCPD NEWS RELEASE Tim Hensley 2-23-17

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Juvenile Traffic Arrest

DATE:

2/23/17

TIME:

7:30 PM

PREPARED BY:

MPO Tim Hensley

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Terry Hardin

 

 

On 2/23/17, Officers of the Johnson City Police Department attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding on Indian Ridge Rd. The driver of the vehicle attempted to evade the officer by driving off the roadway and through a yard. As the vehicle re-entered the roadway, it drove towards the police vehicle as if it were intending to strike the vehicle in the side, and then proceeded back to Indian Ridge Road at a high rate of speed, making several attempts to avoid the officer and other units, at one time backing into the front of the pursuing cruiser. The driver, a male juvenile, was taken into custody after getting his vehicle stuck in a yard. He was transported to the Johnson City Police Department where he was interviewed. After contacting the on call Juvenile Officer, the juvenile was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center. The juvenile is being held on charges including Aggravated Assault x2(TCA 39-13-102), Evading Arrest(TCA 39-16-603), Reckless Endangerment(TCA 39-13-103), and Speeding(RADAR)(TCA 55-8-152) and has a hearing set for 2/24/17.

 

 


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Felony Arrest

 

SUBJECT: Felony Traffic Arrest                   DATE: 2/23/17                   TIME: 3:00 p.m.

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

 

    On 2/23/17, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Bradley G Murphy (1532 Southside Dr., Elizabethton, Tn., 36 years old) and he was charged with Felony Evading, 3 counts of Reckless Endangerment, Driving on a Revoke License, and Improper Display of Registration .  At approximately 2:45 p.m. on 2/22/17, officers received a check welfare call on a green Honda Accord in the area of S Roan St and Lafe Cox. Officers were given information on the driver and that he didn’t have a valid driver’s license. As officers responded to the area they observed that car and the driver who officers knew as Bradley Murphy. With Murphy, was an older white female and two small children in the back seat of the vehicle. Officers ran the vehicle’s license plate and it came back to a different vehicle. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle and the vehicle initially stopped. After stopping , it took off at a high rate of speed. The vehicle then continued to swerve in and out of traffic almost causing several crashes. Officers terminated the pursuit for the safety of the public and the children in the vehicle. Officers located Murphy today at court in Carter County and he was taken into custody without incident.  He was transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held on a $42,000 bond . Arraignment was set for tomorrow, Friday the 24th at 10:30 p.m., in Washington County General Sessions Court. 

 

 

 


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Wednesday, February 22, 2017

News Release Ralph Roberts 02-22-17

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:

02-22-17

TIME:

7:49pm

PREPARED BY:

MPO Jim Hawk 338

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Van F. Mominee

 

 

On Wednesday, February 22, 2017 officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Ralph M. Roberts, 39, 651 Dale Street Lot 31, Kingsport, TN on a charge of Sexual Battery, Resisting Arrest, Disorderly Conduct, and Public Intoxication.                          

The arrest is the result of an investigation that started at 1:28pm, at the Best Western, 2406 North Roan Street where Mr. Roberts is accused of assaulting an employee of the hotel and then leaving the area. At 1:40pm officers located Mr. Roberts in the

area of Princeton Rd. and N. Roan St. and after a brief foot chase he was arrested. Mr. Roberts was transported to the Washington County Detention Center and placed under a $7,000.00 bond. An arraignment for Mr. Roberts is set for the Washington

County General Sessions Court on February 23, 2017 at 1:30.


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Felony Arrest

 

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Drug Arrest

DATE:

02/22/17

TIME:

07:00

PREPARED BY:

MPO Jason Lewis

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Hodges

 

 

 

    On February 21, 2017, officers of the Johnson City Police Department stopped a vehicle driven by 37 year old Priscilla A. Davis of Johnson City, for a traffic violation. She was found to be driving on a revoked license. A police canine showed a positive alert on the vehicle that she was driving. After a detailed search of the vehicle, approximately 15 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales and other paraphernalia were found. Davis was charged with possession of Methamphetamine for Resale, Unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and Driving on a Revoked License. She is being held in lieu of a $12,000 bail at the Washington County Detention Center. Davis is scheduled to be arraigned in Washington County General Sessions court on 02/22/17, at 1:30 pm.   

 

 


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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

felony arrest of Torres and Webster

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest

DATE:

2/21/17

TIME:

2:38 p.m.

PREPARED BY:

Det. Shane Malone

APPROVED BY:

Sgt Mike Adams

 

 

  

     

On 2/21/17 at 10:30 a.m., the Johnson City Police Department arrested Arnaldo Torres (1319 Bell Ridge Rd, 18 years old) and Hayley Webster (2107 Hickory Springs Rd, 19 years old) charging them each with Aggravated Assault.

 

On 2/21/17 at 3:20 a.m., it was reported to police that Torres and Webster approached the victim on Orleans St wearing bandanas over their faces.  They chased the victim a short distance before catching up to him and assaulting him.  It was reported that Torres used a pistol to assault the victim as well.  Both suspects fled the scene when a neighbor called police, but were apprehended a short while later still in the area.

 

On 2/21/17, Torres and Webster were arrested and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where they are being held in lieu of a $50,000 bond each.  Arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on 2/22/17 in Washington County General Sessions Court.

 

 

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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