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Friday, December 03, 2010

Press Release (Drug Arrests)

CITY OF JOHNSON CITY

 

JOHNSON CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

 

 

NEWS RELEASE

 

 

Prepared By:

Mike Adams/550

Date:

12/03/10

Time:

1700

 

Subject:

Felony Arrest

Approved By:

Sgt. Kevin Peters

 

     Investigators of the Johnson City Police Dept arrested 3 suspects on 12/02/2010 following a narcotics investigation in the Johnson City area. Officers of the Johnson City Police Dept and deputies of the Unicoi Co Sheriff’s Dept stopped a stolen vehicle on Interstate 26 near mile marker 53 in Unicoi Co. The driver, a white male, Raymond Baker, DOB  12/07/78, of Atlanta, GA was taken into custody for motor vehicle theft. Two passengers, a black male, Broderick Jones, DOB 12/03/1988, of Bethleham, GA , and another black male, William Serchion, DOB 08/16/1982, also of Bethleham, GA were also charged with the stolen vehicle.

     A search of the stolen vehicle was conducted and officers found a loaded .25 cal pistol hidden under the seat. Baker was charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Serchion and Jones were both charged with Unlawful Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. Officers also seized $10,607 in cash that was stashed throughout the vehicle. All three suspects are being held in Unicoi County Jail with no bond, awaiting arraignment set for 12/06/10 at 0900 am in the General Sessions Court in Unicoi County.

 

 

Sgt. Kevin Peters

Johnson City Police Department

Criminal Investigation Unit

601 E. Main Street

Johnson City, TN  37601

Office: (423) 434-6166

Desk: (423) 434-6107

kpeters@johnsoncitytn.org

 

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