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January 24, 2023Saylor, SusanWCSO Awarded Three-Year, $1 Million Grant for Recovery ProgramSexton, KeithJanuary 24, 2023
January 23, 2023Saylor, SusanWCSO Investigating Shooting on Furnace RoadSaylor, SusanJanuary 23, 2023
January 12, 2023Walters, VinceMan arrested for Violating the Sex Offender Registry requirementsSaylor, SusanJanuary 12, 2023
January 04, 2023saylor, susanWCSO arrests woman on drug charges, tampering with evidence, introduction of contraband wines, randallJanuary 05, 2023
January 04, 2023Saylor, SusanWCSO Arrests Fall Branch Man, Multiple Drug ChargesStine, ChrisJanuary 04, 2023
January 04, 2023Walters, VinceWCSO asking for public's help in identifying burglary suspectSaylor, SusanJanuary 04, 2023
January 03, 2023Saylor, SusanWoman Charged with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal FacilityJenkins, BrettJanuary 03, 2023
December 27, 2022Rhodes, WilliamWCSO TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARRESTWines RandallDecember 27, 2022
December 22, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO arrests two in fentanyl, heroin operationSexton, KeithDecember 22, 2022
December 21, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO charges Johnson City Woman with Schedule VI Drug Violations, Unlawful Drug ParaphernaliaWines RandallDecember 21, 2022
December 20, 2022Saylor, SusanMulti-Agency investigation leads to Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor chargesJudy, ShawnDecember 20, 2022
December 20, 2022Saylor, SusanInmate adds three counts of Aggravated Assault Against First Responders after Jail ScuffleSexton, KeithDecember 20, 2022
December 06, 2022Saylor, SusanGray Man Charged with Four Counts of Aggravated AssaultSaylor, SusanDecember 06, 2022
December 05, 2022Saylor, SusanGray Woman Arrested on Multiple Felony Drug, Weapon ChargesSexton, KeithDecember 05, 2022
December 05, 2022Saylor, SusanJohnson City Man Charged with Aggravated Domestic AssaultDebbie DunnDecember 05, 2022
December 03, 2022Sexton, KeithWCSO Investigating Aggravated Assault on an OfficerSexton, KeithDecember 03, 2022
December 02, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough man charged for Burglary of his neighbor's homeSaylor, SusanDecember 05, 2022
December 02, 2022wright, stacieRogersville man charged with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Facility, Failure to AppearJudy, ShawnDecember 02, 2022
December 02, 2022wendy wigandGray man faces additional charges after being in possession of stolen propertyJudy, ShawnDecember 02, 2022
December 02, 2022Saylor, SusanMan Charged with Introduction of Contraband Into a Penal FacilitySaylor, SusanDecember 02, 2022
December 01, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough man faces numerous additional felony charges after investigationSaylor, SusanDecember 02, 2022
December 01, 2022Saylor, SusanScammers Posing as WCSO DeputiesSexton, KeithDecember 01, 2022
December 01, 2022Saylor, SusanLimestone man arrested on felony drug chargesStine, ChrisDecember 01, 2022
November 30, 2022Saylor, SusanFugitive from Wisconsin apprehended during traffic stopSexton, KeithNovember 30, 2022
November 24, 2022Foister, JohnSuspect arrested after setting fire to dwelling in TelfordSaylor, SusanNovember 24, 2022
November 24, 2022Foister, JohnMan arrested after standoff in TelfordSaylor, SusanNovember 24, 2022
November 23, 2022Martin, JimmyWCSO Traffic Stop Leads To Drug ArrestSaylor, SusanNovember 23, 2022
November 23, 2022Walters, VinceGray man faces Identity Theft chargesSaylor, SusanNovember 23, 2022
November 16, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO Investigating DBHS Football IncidentsSexton, KeithNovember 16, 2022
November 14, 2022Saylor, SusanSheriff Sexton Promotes Three to SergeantSexton, KeithNovember 14, 2022
November 14, 2022Saylor, SusanJuvenile injured in a Monday morning hunting accidentSexton, KeithNovember 14, 2022
November 09, 2022Saylor, SusanLt. Mike Foster named to U.S. Marshals Task ForceSaylor, SusanNovember 09, 2022
November 06, 2022Dunn, DebbieWashington County man charged in Death InvestigationSaylor, SusanNovember 07, 2022
November 02, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough man faces Motor Vehicle Theft chargesDunn, DebbieNovember 02, 2022
October 30, 2022Baines, ShineCarter County Pursuit Ends in Washington CountyWines, RandallOctober 31, 2022
October 25, 2022Mckinney, WesJonesborough Man Charged After Shooting Into ResidenceDunn, DebbieOctober 25, 2022
October 24, 2022Saylor, SusanNo suspicious circumstances in Musket Bowl skydiving tragedyDebbie DunnOctober 25, 2022
October 23, 2022Mckinney, WesWashington County TN Inmate Charged with Attempted MurderJudy, ShawnOctober 24, 2022
October 20, 2022Saylor, SusanBenefits of Inmate Work Crews Extends Beyond Dollar FigureWines, RandallOctober 20, 2022
October 18, 2022Gardner, mikeJonesborough man receives several charges. Judy, ShawnOctober 18, 2022
October 17, 2022Saylor, SusanJohnson City Woman Charged with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal InstitutionWines RandallOctober 20, 2022
October 14, 2022Walters, VinceWoman charged with fraud after cashing checksWines RandallOctober 14, 2022
October 13, 2022Mckinney, WesGreeneville Man Charged With Theft From Fall Branch Job SiteWines RandallOctober 13, 2022
October 11, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO, Insight Alliance to host National Drug Take Back Day event Oct. 29Wines RandallOctober 12, 2022
September 30, 2022Judy, ShawnHampton Man Facing Felony Drug ChargesArnette, ClintSeptember 30, 2022
September 26, 2022Saylor, SusanElizabethton woman charged with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal InstitutionWines RandallSeptember 27, 2022
September 19, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO to host Child Safety Seat Check-Ups Sept. 23Wines RandallSeptember 27, 2022
September 17, 2022Webb, Michael Gray Man Charged with Aggravated Domestic, Sch I, II, VI DrugsWines RandallSeptember 19, 2022
September 16, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough man arrested after attacking tree service employeeWines RandallSeptember 16, 2022
September 11, 2022Dixon, CoitLimestone Man Facing Multiple Aggravated Assault ChargesWines RandallSeptember 12, 2022
September 06, 2022Mckinney, WesJonesborough Woman Arrested After Child Found Playing Next to Road Unattended Judy, ShawnSeptember 06, 2022
September 01, 2022Saylor, SusanChuckey man arrest for aggravated domestic assaultWines RandallSeptember 01, 2022
September 01, 2022Saylor, SusanRose joins WCSO as Chief Deputy of OperationsWines RandallSeptember 12, 2022
August 29, 2022Tranbarger, DavidGray man shoots his way into sisters residenceWines RandallAugust 30, 2022
August 22, 2022Mckinney, WesSheriff's Office Seeking Information on Wanted Jonesborough ManDebbie DunnAugust 22, 2022
August 09, 2022Wagner, WilliamJonesborough man charged with Aggravated Assault X2Judy, ShawnAugust 09, 2022
August 03, 2022Saylor, SusanAfton Man Charged with Possession of Prohibited Weapons, Observation Without Consent Judy, ShawnAugust 09, 2022
August 02, 2022Saylor, SusanTDOC reimburses WCSO for past inmate medical billsWines RandallAugust 02, 2022
July 30, 2022Brotherton, EthanJohnson City Man and Woman Arrested After an Assault on a DeputyWines, RandallJuly 31, 2022
July 28, 2022Harless, KennethJohnson City man charged with felony possession of methamphetamineWines RandallJuly 28, 2022
July 27, 2022Foister, JohnJohnson City woman charged with felony assault after pointing gun in officers direction.Judy, ShawnJuly 27, 2022
July 26, 2022Saylor, SusanInmate charged with false reportingJudy, ShawnJuly 26, 2022
July 26, 2022Mckinney, WesWCSO Arrests Elizabethton Man After Child Sex Abuse InvestigationJudy, ShawnJuly 26, 2022
July 26, 2022Mckinney, WesInmate Charged After Cellular Phone located in JailDunn, DebbieJuly 26, 2022
July 25, 2022Saylor, SusanThree indicted for bringing drugs into detention centerWines RandallJuly 25, 2022
July 19, 2022Hart, ArtavanJonesborough man charged with 17 counts of Violation of an Order of Protection, No Contact Order or Wines RandallJuly 20, 2022
July 13, 2022Saylor, SusanWCSO WARNS OF SCAM REFERENCING AMAZONWines RandallJuly 13, 2022
July 13, 2022Moore, TimothyWashington County woman crashes after short pursuitWines RandallJuly 13, 2022
July 11, 2022Stout,MatthewAfton man Charged with burglaryJudy, ShawnJuly 11, 2022
July 07, 2022Saylor, SusanSaylor joins WCSO as Public Information Officer Judy, ShawnJuly 11, 2022
July 05, 2022Saylor, SusanCounty, Ballad reach agreement on past due invoicesWines RandallJuly 05, 2022
July 01, 2022Walters, VinceUnicoi businessman continues to face felony chargesWines RandallJuly 05, 2022
June 29, 2022Walters, VinceUnicoi Business owner to face felony charges after WCSO InvestigationJudy, ShawnJune 30, 2022
June 27, 2022leonard,keeleyElizabethton man arrested for BurglaryJudy, ShawnJune 27, 2022
June 22, 2022Mckinney, WesWCSO Seeking Information on Missing JuvenileWines RandallJune 23, 2022
June 12, 2022Hawkins, MatthewGreene County Woman Charged with D.U.I. and Evading/Resisting ArrestWines RandallJune 20, 2022
June 09, 2022Mckinney, WesSecond Person Charged in April BurglaryWines RandallJune 20, 2022
June 08, 2022Sexton, KeithClarification to Budget Discussion Regarding Sheriffs Office RequestsSexton, KeithJune 08, 2022
June 06, 2022Miller, JeffLimestone Pair Charged After Burglary InvestigationJudy, ShawnJune 06, 2022
May 31, 2022Walters, VinceSuspicious activity leads to drug chargesJudy, ShawnMay 31, 2022
May 26, 2022Walters,VinceNorth Carolina man now facing Rape of Child chargeJudy, ShawnMay 27, 2022
May 19, 2022Edens, AdamSuspicious Person at Washington County Detention Center Leads to Felony Firearm ArrestWines RandallMay 20, 2022
May 18, 2022Mckinney, WesInmate Charged After Attempting to Obtain Narcotics in JailJudy, ShawnMay 18, 2022
May 17, 2022Gardner, MikeAfton man Charged with burglaryJudy, ShawnMay 17, 2022
May 17, 2022Mckinney, WesJonesborough Man Receives Additional Charges After Child Neglect Investigation. Judy, ShawnMay 17, 2022
May 15, 2022Wright, StacieSunday Morning Domestic Ends in Foot PursuitWines RandallMay 16, 2022
May 13, 2022Kantsos, SethJonesborough Man Charged Following Fiery CrashJudy, ShawnMay 13, 2022
May 13, 2022Kantsos, Seth Drug charges placed after vehicle Crash In TelfordArnette, ClintMay 13, 2022
May 12, 2022Walters, VincentJonesborough Man Arrested After Burglary InvestigationJudy, ShawnMay 12, 2022
May 10, 2022Mckinney, WesWashington County TN. Sex Offender Arrested for Residing with ChildrenJudy, ShawnMay 10, 2022
May 09, 2022Mckinney, WesFurloughed inmate charged with introductionJudy, ShawnMay 09, 2022
May 09, 2022Stout, MatthewGreeneville Man Arrested on Felony Drug ChargesJudy, ShawnMay 09, 2022
May 09, 2022Edens AdamDisturbance Leads to Felony Drug Charge and Resisting ArrestJudy, ShawnMay 09, 2022
May 08, 2022Malone DerrickEarly Morning Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Drug and Firearm ArrestJudy, ShawnMay 09, 2022
May 04, 2022Foister, JohnJonesborough Man Charged With Aggravated AssaultWines, RandallMay 04, 2022
May 02, 2022Gardner, MichaelSearch for missing person continuesJudy, ShawnMay 02, 2022
May 01, 2022Foister, JohnNorth Carolina Man Killed Following Motorcycle CrashWines, RandallMay 01, 2022
April 29, 2022Fitzgerald, PennyWCSO to participate in National Drug Take Back DaySexton, KeithApril 29, 2022
April 29, 2022Hawkins, MatthewLate Night Burglary Results in Felony ChargesJudy, ShawnApril 29, 2022
April 28, 2022Mckinney, WesSecond Juvenile Charged After April 13th Incident at Daniel Boone High SchoolJudy, ShawnApril 28, 2022
April 27, 2022Mckinney, WesTwo Charged After Attempting To Introduce Drugs Into Detention CenterJudy, ShawnApril 27, 2022
April 22, 2022Ford, AndrewArrestee faces additional Introduction ChargesJudy, ShawnApril 22, 2022
April 21, 2022Arnette, ClintMaterials available from WCSO to educate teens about the dangers of drug useSexton, KeithApril 21, 2022
April 21, 2022Brotherton EthanJonesborough Man Charged with Possession of Stolen Motor VehicleWines, RandallApril 21, 2022
April 19, 2022Mckinney, WesWashington County TN Mother Charged After Children Exposed to MethamphetamineJudy, ShawnApril 19, 2022
April 17, 2022Hawkins, MatthewDomestic Assault Results in Arrest on Multiple Felonies after Vehicle and Foot Pursuits Wines RandallApril 18, 2022
April 13, 2022Mckinney, WesJuvenile Charged After Gun Found At Washington County School Judy, ShawnApril 13, 2022
April 07, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough man arrested in possession of stolen truck from Greeneville, TNJudy, ShawnApril 08, 2022
April 07, 2022Harless, KennethChuckey man arrested after vehicle theftWines, RandallApril 07, 2022
April 04, 2022Mckinney, WesWCSO: Erwin Man Charged with Rape and Domestic Assault After InvestigationJudy, ShawnApril 04, 2022
March 31, 2022Judy, Shawn** SCAM WARNING **Judy, ShawnMarch 31, 2022
March 31, 2022Fielden, ScottJoggin for the Noggin 5KWines, RandallMarch 31, 2022
March 31, 2022Hart A.J.Disturbance leads to gray man's arrestWines, RandallMarch 31, 2022
March 30, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough Burglary suspect leaves his Identification at Crime Scene Judy, ShawnMarch 30, 2022
March 30, 2022Mckinney, WesWashington County Inmate Charged After Contacting VictimJudy, ShawnMarch 30, 2022
March 30, 2022Wright, StacieBoones Creek man charged with Marijuana grow labJudy, ShawnMarch 30, 2022
March 24, 2022Wright, StacieStandoff leads to numerous chargesJudy, ShawnMarch 24, 2022
March 23, 2022Sexton, KeithWCSO Develops Partnership to Distribute Drug Lock BoxesSexton KeithMarch 25, 2022
March 23, 2022Miller, JeffJonesborough man charged with copper theftJudy, ShawnMarch 23, 2022
March 23, 2022Gardner, MichaelDrone arrest leads to four more arrestsJudy, ShawnMarch 23, 2022
March 20, 2022Light, JohnWatauga man arrested for flying a drone over the Detention CenterSexton, KeithMarch 20, 2022
March 20, 2022Light, JohnStolen utility trailers from Washington County found in Greene CountyWines, RandallMarch 20, 2022
March 20, 2022Light, JohnEarly morning pursuit ends in Washington CountyWines, RandallMarch 20, 2022
March 17, 2022Walters, VinceFive Years Since Fatal Conklin Road CrashSexton, KeithMarch 17, 2022
March 15, 2022Walters, VincentWashington County Inmate Charged After Being Found in Possession of Drugs Adams,MikeMarch 16, 2022
March 15, 2022Sexton, KeithFormer administration failed to submit more than $2 million in inmate medical expenses for paymentSexton, KeithMarch 15, 2022
March 08, 2022Gardner, MichaelMore charges given to a Johnson City man currently in the Detention CenterJudy, ShawnMarch 08, 2022
March 05, 2022Walsh, JoshJonesborough man charged with Aggravated AssaultWines, RandallMarch 05, 2022
March 05, 2022Foister, JohnMan Arrested on Felony Assault ChargesWines, RandallMarch 05, 2022
March 05, 2022Williams, CodySuspicious Activity leads to Numerous ChargesWines, RandallMarch 05, 2022
March 04, 2022Rhodes, WillMultiple traffic violations leads to stolen vehicle and drugsAdams, MikeMarch 04, 2022
March 03, 2022Nave ShawnFall Branch man facing several chargesWines RandallMarch 03, 2022
March 01, 2022Rhodes, WilliamTraffic Stop in Limestone leads to arrestJudy, ShawnMarch 01, 2022
February 28, 2022Judy, ShawnBluff City woman gets additional drug charges .Judy, ShawnFebruary 28, 2022
February 28, 2022Judy, ShawnJohnson City man arrested on Burglary chargesJudy, ShawnFebruary 28, 2022
February 24, 2022Sexton, KeithSheriff requesting additional funding for cameras, recording system inside Detention CenterSexton, KeithFebruary 24, 2022
February 17, 2022Walters, VinceTelford Trio Charged with Aggravated Child Neglect After Drug InvestigationJudy, ShawnFebruary 17, 2022
February 17, 2022Mckinney, WesTelford Woman Arrested After Investigation by School Resource OfficerWines, RandallFebruary 17, 2022
February 17, 2022Arnette, ClintTwo new officers join WCSO K-9 forceSexton, KeithFebruary 17, 2022
February 15, 2022Brotherton, EthanInmate Faces Introduction ChargesWines, RandallFebruary 15, 2022
February 14, 2022Light, JohnUPDATE - Gray Man Arrested Following Stabbing IncidentWines, RandallFebruary 14, 2022
February 13, 2022Light, JohnWCSO Investigating Stabbing IncidentWines, RandallFebruary 13, 2022
February 10, 2022Walters, VinceJonesborough woman charged with Financial Abuse of the ElderlyJudy, ShawnFebruary 11, 2022
February 10, 2022Walters, VinceChuckey Woman arrested for Aggravated Child Abuse and Neglect Judy, ShawnFebruary 10, 2022
February 10, 2022Steadman, BradSouth central man arrested on burglary Judy, ShawnFebruary 10, 2022
February 08, 2022Gardner, MichaelTwo Charged with Mail Theft following Joint Investigation Wines, RandallFebruary 08, 2022
February 03, 2022Denton, ElizabethThree Arrested on Aggravated Burglary Judy, ShawnFebruary 03, 2022
February 02, 2022Miller, JeffJohnson City Man Charged with Auto BurglaryJudy, ShawnFebruary 02, 2022
January 31, 2022Malone, DerrickChucky Man Arrested following Attempted Burglary and Pursuit Judy, ShawnFebruary 01, 2022
January 27, 2022Arnette, ClintWCSO Searching for Truck Involved in Auto BurglaryWines, RandallJanuary 27, 2022
January 25, 2022Mckinney, WesUpdate - Missing Teenagers LocatedJudy, ShawnJanuary 25, 2022
January 25, 2022Mckinney, WesWCSO Searching for Missing TeenagersJudy, ShawnJanuary 25, 2022
January 20, 2022Gardner, MichaelJohnson City Woman Charged with Felony TheftJudy, ShawnJanuary 21, 2022
January 14, 2022Rhodes, WilliamTelford Man Arrested After Traffic StopJudy, ShawnJanuary 14, 2022
January 13, 2022Mckinney, WesTelford Man Charged with RapeJudy, ShawnJanuary 13, 2020
January 6, 2022Walters, VinceStolen Vehicle Leads to Arrest in South CentralJudy, ShawnJanuary 6, 2022
January 6, 2022Walters, VinceHuman Remains Found in 2020 IdentifiedJudy, ShawnJanuary 6, 2022
January 4, 2022Arnette, ClintLimestone woman charged with Aggravated BurglaryJudy, ShawnJanuary 4, 2022
January 3, 2022Walters, VinceUnattended death investigation in JonesboroughSexton, KeithJanuary 3, 2022

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