BLOUNTVILLE — A Sullivan County teen who triggered an Amber Alert after leaving home with a 52-year-old man has been located, while the man is now jailed without bond.
A man wanted on a kidnapping charge in North Carolina was arrested Wednesday in Johnson City as he was released from a local hospital.
With the possibility of 60 years in prison staring him in the face on rape, kidnapping and assault charges , a Johnson City man took a plea agreement Tuesday on some of the charges that cut his sentence dramatically.
Kidnapping charges against three people jailed in Johnson County in connection to a missing North Carolina man were upgraded Wednesday to include first-degree murder after a prosecutor made a motion in Johnson County General Sessions Court.
Four people have been arrested for their alleged roles in the disappearance of a Burke County, North Carolina, man.
A Carter County man charged with kidnapping and assaulting his landlord won’t be going to trial as scheduled early next month after he failed to show up for a motion hearing in the case Monday.
Holly Bobo was 20 when she disappeared from her home in the rural West Tennessee town of Parsons in April 2011. Authorities say her remains were found in September 2014 by two men in woods not far from her home in Decatur County.
Two charged with attempted murder are now accused of abducting a woman from her Mount Carmel home and using her to draw the shooting victim from his Bloomingdale residence.
A woman showed up at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesborough just after midnight Thursday saying her boyfriend assaulted and held her against her will while threatening to shoot her, Sheriff Ed Graybeal said in a news release.
Kingsport police are on the hunt for a man who kidnapped and robbed his mother and grandmother earlier this week.
The attempted kidnapping took place about 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the 2800 block of South Roan Street. Police said in a news release the child had exited the school bus and was approaching her residence when the man approached and grabbed her wrist.
The sentences were concurrent for an effective 12 year sentence. The kidnapping sentence must be served at 100 percent.
A Tennessee teacher charged with kidnapping a 15-year-old student and driving her to California had planned to take the girl to Mexico and took a boat from San Diego on a test run, according to federal court documents filed Monday.
The woman he’s accused of attacking visited the place where David Anderson works — Good Samaritan Ministries — for assistance,
A lone count of aggravated sexual battery for events that allegedly took place prior to the kidnapping was dismissed.