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Man charged with ninth offense of driving on revoked license

Staff reports • Dec 27, 2012 at 9:38 PM

An Elizabethton man was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop for speeding revealed prior driving offenses, according to a Johnson City Police release.

According to the release, Jason R. Berry, 56, 425 W. G St., Apt. 1, was pulled over for speeding and during the investigation was found to have been driving on a revoked license with eight prior offenses.

Berry had also been declared a habitual motor offender.

He was charged for speeding, no insurance, driving on a revoked license ninth offense and violation of the habitual motor offender law.

Police said a search of the vehicle revealed a “pill fob” containing two pills identified as Viagra and seven pills identified as Cialis in the console, and Berry was additionally charged with possession of a legend drug without prescription.

His vehicle was seized and towed to the impound lot.

Berry was taken to the Washington County Detention Center and was being held on $7,000 bond.

He is scheduled to appear in Sessions Court today at 9 a.m.

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