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Johnson City police charge Mt. Carmel man after auto theft investigation

Johnson City Press • Updated Jul 31, 2017 at 10:27 PM

Johnson City police arrested a Hawkins County man Sunday after an investigation into a car theft.

Police said the 2000 Acura TL was missing since December when it was stolen at Gibson Ridge Apartments.

During the investigation, Michael R. Goins, 25, 421 Bay Street, Mt. Carmel, was identified as a suspect, according to a news release. After police obtained a warrant, he was arrested in Sullivan County and charged with theft of a motor vehicle over $1,000. He has since been transferred to the Washington County Detention Center on $10,000 bond.

Goins is set to appear in Sessions Court Monday.

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