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Police: Staggering man in Johnson City burglarized vehicles, had drugs

Staff Report • Jul 2, 2013 at 12:10 PM

A Bristol, Va., man was arrested on drug, burglary and identity theft charges in Johnson City early Monday morning.

Timothy L. Dorton, 28, 100 Moore St., Bristol, Va., was arrested about 4:30 a.m. after police saw him staggering on Roan Street. Police learned that he had broken into several cars in the area, police said in a news release.

Searching him, police found schedule I drugs and drug paraphernalia. Police also learned Dorton had given false information about his identity.

Dorton was charged with felony identity theft, a schedule I drug violation, unlawful drug paraphernalia possession, and burglary of motor vehicle.

He was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $40,000 bond and arraigned later Monday in Sessions Court.