A Johnson City man who held police at bay for three hours on a frigid Friday afternoon earlier this month was in Washington County General Sessions Court Monday for a preliminary hearing on charges that led to the stand-off.
A Johnson City man’s preliminary hearing on charges related to a recent carjacking and a three-hour standoff with law enforcement was reset Tuesday to Feb. 12.
UPDATE: Authorities have arrested Cory M. Cox, the man accused of a recent carjacking, after he had barricaded himself inside a west Johnson City mobile home this afternoon.
Deputies were searching for a man wanted for an armed carjacking in Johnson City, Washington County Sheriff Ed Graybeal said Thursday in a news release.
KINGSPORT — A series of business robberies along South John B. Dennis Highway culminated in an unorthodox carjacking and kidnapping, police said, as a man hopped in a car and ordered an unidentified woman to drive — getting his wish for 3 miles before they pulled over and dialed 911.
An early morning carjacking reported Friday near the Tweetsie Trail Trailhead in Johnson City resulted in a police chase into Unicoi County, where the vehicle eventually crashed, police said.