JCPD NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: Criminal Simulation DATE: 6/28/17 TIME: 5:39 p.m.
PREPARED BY: Officer Cody Tester APPROVED BY: Sergeant Reggie Sparks
On 6/28/17, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Thomas H. Mink (2226 W G St, 72 years old) and charged him with criminal simulation.
At approximately 5:40 p.m., officers responded to the Johnson City Public Library (100 W Millard St.) in reference to an individual using a counterfeit $20 bill. Employees advised officers that Mink entered the library and requested change for a $20 bill. When the employee received the bill she noticed it appeared to be counterfeit and called the police.
After confirming that the $20 bill was in fact counterfeit, Mink was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of a $5,000 bond. Arraignment is set for 1:30 p.m. on 6/29/17 in Washington County General Sessions Court.
Sergeant Reggie Sparks
Johnson City police Department
601 E. Main St
Johnson City, TN 37601
Desk (423) 434-2609
Cell (423) 483-5897