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Johnson City police charge boy with theft, disorderly conduct

Staff Report • Sep 11, 2013 at 3:46 PM

A boy was charged with theft and disorderly conduct after he became combative with Johnson City police during a disturbance investigation Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Police were called to 813 Pardee St. just after 5 p.m. for a disturbance and a felony theft investigation and found the boy nearby.

According to a news release, police were talking to the boy when he became "combative and disorderly" toward the officers.

The boy was charged with disorderly conduct and theft of property over $500. He was taken to the Upper East Tennessee Regional Juvenile Detention Center on Wesley Street and held pending a detention hearing in Johnson City Juvenile Court.

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