Teen defends self with text book in home invasion; pair charged with aggravated burglary

Published 3:30 pm Monday, May 8, 2023

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JONESBOROUGH – Joseph Wayne Hatley, 33, and Kimmy-Sue Shantiamoure Satterfield, 38, both of Johnson City, were charged with aggravated burglary on May 6.

According to Sheriff Keith Sexton, Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call on Stockyard Road in Telford regarding a couple arguing in the road. While en route, deputies received a second call reporting a home invasion on Stockyard Road.

The victims, one of which is a teenager, told deputies that they were napping at home when they were awakened by Hatley entering their house. The juvenile told deputies she was awakened by the sound of her bedroom door opening and saw Hatley standing in the doorway. She stated she grabbed the closest weapon she could think of which was an A.P. Government book. The juvenile states she chased Hatley out of her room and she saw Satterfield standing in her living room. The juvenile stated both suspects ran out of the house and she watched them run down Stockyard Road. The adult, who was in the residence, called 911.

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Deputies apprehended Hatley and Satterfield on Highway 11-E, just off Stockyard Road. A search of the male defendant revealed a tin container with two empty medicine bottles prescribed to the victim.

Both were transported to the Washington County Detention Center without incident. Their bonds are set at $10,000 each, and they were scheduled to appear in Sessions Court at 1:30 p.m., May 8.