John Sevier jumper: A Bristol man jumped from a third-floor window of the John Sevier Center in downtown Johnson City on Monday as he fled police, according to a news release. Police said Victor Beaver, 56, had been wandering the hallways and entering apartments. Police found him inside an apartment, and as they entered, he jumped out the window, landing on the first floor’s balcony roof. He was arrested and taken to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries. He was charged with two counts of aggravated burglary, theft and evading arrest. After his release from JCMC, he was held in the Washington County Detention Center under $25,000 bond awaiting a Sessions Court appearance set for Tuesday.
Apartment invasion: A Johnson City man forced his way into an apartment early Monday morning, resulting in his arrest, police said. Arthur Hawkins, 39, 4 Trivette Concourse, was charged with aggravated burglary, simple assault, resisting arrest, and public intoxication. About 2:15 a.m., police were called to the apartment and found Hawkins in the parking lot of the apartment complex near the scene of the burglary. He was wearing clothing described by the victims. Hawkins was held in the Washington County Detention Center under $22,000 bond awaiting a Sessions Court appearance set for Tuesday.