Johnson City man arrested after attempt to steal bicycle

Published 12:48 am Thursday, June 9, 2022

A Johnson City man was arrested after police responded to a report of a burglary in progress.

Justin Fair of Sylvan Drive in Johnson City was apprehended by the Johnson City Police after officers responded to 907 Forest Avenue in Johnson City at 12:40 a.m. on Wednesday.

Fair was charged with Criminal Trespassing and Theft of Property over $1,000.

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When officers arrived at the scene, they made contact with the victim who advised that a white male had attempted to steal a bicycle from his carport. After collecting a detailed account and description of the subject, officers saturated the area around the scene and located a male matching the description.

The male was detained and identified as Justin Fair. The victim identified Fair as the man who attempted to steal his bicycle.

Fair was transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held in lieu of a $3,000 bond.

He will be arraigned Thursday in the Washington County General Sessions Court.