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Jonesborough teen, juvenile arrested after previously eluding officers

Becky Campbell • Dec 17, 2019 at 5:29 PM

A Jonesborough teenager was arrested Sunday after trying to outrun Washington County deputies and nearly striking a construction worker last week.

Dylan Carder, 19, no address given, was charged with violation of probation, evading arrest by motor vehicle, driving on a suspended license, reckless endangerment, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Deputies saw Carder on Dec. 12 driving a truck on Bill West Drive. They knew he was wanted for violation of probation and tried to stop him, but after Carder nearly hit a construction worker, the deputies ended the pursuit.

During the investigation, officers determined Carder had a runaway juvenile with him who was a passenger in the truck during the pursuit. Carter and the juvenile were found in Greeneville and arrested on Sunday with assistance of Greene County sheriff’s deputies.

Both Carder and the juvenile surrendered to officers without incident.

Carder was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on the two existing warrants, as well as warrants obtained regarding the incident on Dec. 12. 

He was being held at the Detention Center on a $47,000 bond The juvenile was turned over to the Department of Children’s Services.

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