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Poplar Street crash leads to habitual motor offender arrest

Staff Report • Jan 4, 2012 at 4:20 PM

Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough man Wednesday on charges that he left the scene of an accident.

Shane Williams, 37, 389 AA Deacons Road, Jonesborough, was arrested following the crash on Poplar Street.

Witnesses gave police a description of the vehicle and the driver, and officers found Williams a short distance away with the damaged vehicle, police said in a news release.

Williams was charged with being a habitual motor offender and leaving the scene of a crash.

He was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $6,000 bond pending a Sessions Court appearance Thursday.

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