Elizabethton man arrested for burglary

Published 10:00 am Monday, June 27, 2022

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According to Washington County Sheriff Keith Sexton, deputies were dispatched to 154 Frog Level Road in reference to a burglary in progress on Sunday.

When deputies arrived, the suspect, Phillip Greenwell, 45 of Elizabethton, was being detained by the property owner. Deputies placed Greenwell into custody. Upon further investigation the property owner observed Greenwell climbing out of the window of the business. A vehicle on the property was stolen out of Sullivan County.

Greenwell was placed under arrest for burglary and possession of stolen property. Bond is set at $5,000 and Greenwell will appear in General Sessions Court on June 27 at 1:30 p.m.

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