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Beer bottle used as weapon; Jonesborough man charged with assault

Staff reports • Dec 3, 2012 at 12:57 PM

A Jonesborough man was charged in an incident where another man was struck in the head with a beer bottle, according to a news release.

Johnson City police were called to 616 North Barton St. around 9:30 Saturday night to investigate a fight.

While there, officers learned of the assault with the beer bottle and charged Ryan Hughes-Gunn, of 105 Popular Drive, Jonesborough, with one count of aggravated assault.

He was being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $2,500 bond.

His hearing was scheduled for Monday in Sessions Court.

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