Johnson City Press Monday, December 22, 2014
News Crime Local News

Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

June 6th, 2013 9:59 am by Staff report

Jonesborough man with warrant out of Calif. charged as fugitive after injured in wreck

Booking photo of Richard David Walker

A Jonesborough man who had an outstanding warrant for felony DUI was taken to jail Wednesday after being involved in a crash.

According to Johnson City police, Richard David Walker, 47, 165 Alfalfa Lane, Jonesborough, was involved in a crash on Wednesday and taken to a local hospital.

While checking his identity, police found he had an active warrant out of Contra Costa, Calif., for felony DUI.

Officers went to the hospital and charged him with being a fugitive from justice, after he was treated for his injuries.

Details of the crash were not provided by police.

Authorities in Contra Costa will reportedly extradite Walker, who was being held in the Washington County Detention Center.

comments powered by Disqus