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Friday, May 19, 2017

Felony Arrest of Richard Wright

JCPD NEWS RELEASE

SUBJECT:

Felony Arrest- Wright

DATE:

5/19/17

TIME:

5:30 pm

PREPARED BY:

Inv. Joe Jaynes

APPROVED BY:

Sgt. Don Shepard

 

 

 

On 5/19/17, the Johnson City Police Department arrested Richard Wright (Johnson City, 43 yrs. old) and charged him with theft of property (motor vehicle) over $10,000.  The arrest stems from an investigation of a 2006 Lexus IS250 that was stolen from 215 W. Watauga Ave. on 2/28/17.  The vehicle was found abandoned a short time later and processed for evidence.  The evidence was sent to the TBI Lab for processing.  Forensic evidence collected from the vehicle came back to Richard Wright. 

 

On 5/19/17, he was placed under arrest at the Haven of Mercy and charged in reference to the case.  He is being held in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of a $10,000 bond.  Arraignment is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on 5/22/17 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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