Johnson City Police Beats
Published 2:45 pm Wednesday, May 17, 2023
The following arrests have been reported by the Johnson City Police Department:
On May 12, at approximately 2:07 p.m., officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Bruce L Jordan of Bristol, Tn. on a charge of being a Fugitive from Justice. The arrest stems from information received concerning Jordan attempting to purchase a firearm at a local firearms dealer. During the background check, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation alerted officers Jordan was wanted out of Fredericksburg, Virginia on charges of Felony Vandalism to a Monument, Criminal Trespassing and Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Jordan was taken into custody without incident at the business. He was transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he awaits extradition.
On May 13, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Kenneth Larkey of Johnson City and charged him with one count each of aggravated assault (domestic), interference with emergency calls, and kidnapping.
At approximately 11:30 a.m., officers responded in reference to a female who appeared in distress. The victim advised she had been held inside her residence against her will by Larkey. She stated that while she was forcibly restrained, Larkey assaulted her multiple times in a variety of ways to include choking. The victim had several injuries consistent with her account of the events. During the incident, Larkey allegedly took the victim’s phone to keep her from calling 911.
A warrant was obtained for Larkey’s arrest and he was subsequently taken into custody and transported to the Washington County Detention Center, where he is being held in lieu of a $21,000 bond. Arraignment was on May 15 in Washington County General Sessions Court.
On May 14, officers of Johnson City Police Department arrested Nicole Webb of Johnson City and charged her with Possession of Stolen Property greater than $2,500.
At approximately 1 a.m., an officer observed a suspicious vehicle parked on Commerce Street in the area of the Farmer’s Market Pavilion with one male and one female (later identified as Nicole Webb) standing in the area of the vehicle. The officer had observed the vehicle being operated by the female with a male passenger a short period of time earlier. After speaking with the subjects for a short period of time, officers discovered that the vehicle was stolen out of another jurisdiction in late 2022.
Webb was placed under arrest and transported to Washington County Detention Center, where she is being held in lieu of a $5,000 bond. Arraignment was on May 15 in Washington County General Sessions Court.
On May 15, Officers arrested Douglas White of Johnson City for Aggravated Burglary and Resisting Arrest. Officers responded to a residence on a disturbance call. During the course of the investigation, officers discovered that White forced his way into the victim’s apartment and assaulted him. The victim told officers that he did not know White and that when he discovered him in his home, White pushed him and then began choking him.
Officers located White standing in the victim’s kitchen; however, upon making contact with him, White fled out of the back door. White was located again in the backyard. After a brief struggle resulting in officers deploying a taser, White was taken into custody without further incident.
White was transported to the Washington County Detention Center where he is being held in lieu of a $10,000 bond. He was arraigned on May 16 in Washington County General Sessions Court.
On May 16, officers of the Johnson City Police Department arrested Tyler Fellers, Jonesborough, for aggravated burglary. Officers responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence in Johnson City. After further investigation it was determined that Tyler Fellers pushed his way into a girlfriend’s home, assaulted her and then fled the scene. An arrest warrant was obtained for Fellers. Officers made contact with Mr. Fellers in Jonesborough, TN, and was taken into custody. Mr. Fellers was transported to the Washington County Detention Center, and is currently being held on a $5,000 bond. He appeared in court on May 17.