Asleep with drugs and a gun: Johnson City police arrested a Jonesborough man Saturday after finding him asleep behind the steering wheel of a car in a parking lot. Michael David McAllister, 36, 1651 Highway 81 N, was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to sell, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and possession of a firearm in commission of a dangerous felony. Police said they saw a glass pipe in McAllister’s vehicle, and in a search, they found drug paraphernalia, about 22 grams of methamphetamine and a handgun. McAllister was held in the Detention Center under $11,000 bond and arraigned Monday.
Waving a gun in Keystone: Police said an intoxicated man waved a gun and threatened people in the Keystone community on April 8, resulting in his arrest on felony charges. Ricky Blevins, 31, 876 Pardee St., was charged with six counts of aggravated assault, as well as possession of a firearm while under the influence and public intoxication. About 6:30 p.m., police were called to Keystone, where witnesses helped them find Blevins.
Stolen vehicle crash: A woman was charged April 3 with theft over $1,000 after crashing a vehicle she had taken without the owner’s permission, police said in a news release. Shelby Smith, 19, no address available, had taken the vehicle March 28 and was involved in a crash later that same day. Smith was released from the Detention Center under $1,000 bond.