Unwanted guest in Burger King leads to numerous drug charges

Published 1:07 pm Thursday, May 26, 2022

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A Church Hill woman was arrested on numerous drug charges after police were called to a Johnson City Burger King in reference to an unwanted guest.

At approximately 6:08 p.m. on Monday, officers were called to the Burger King located at 1910 South Roan St. Upon arrival, the officers made contact with Christina Beaty of Church Hill inside the women’s bathroom.

After a check for warrants, it was discovered that Beaty had an active warrant out of Sullivan County.

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When Beaty was placed in custody, the officers located the drugs and drug paraphernalia in her belongings.

She was placed under arrest and transported to the Washington County Detention Center where during booking process an officer located more drugs and drug paraphernalia in her belongings.

Beaty was charged with felony possession of Schedule II with intent to sell, two counts of simple possession, one count of misdemeanor possession of meth, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and introduction into a penal facility.

She was being held in lieu of a $10,000 bond. Beaty was arraigned in Washington County General Sessions Court on Tuesday.