Local man charged with desertion

POSTED: 7:09 PM Apr 14 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A local man is behind bars after police say he is wanted by the U.S. Army.

Johnson City police arrested 26-year-old Edwin Sherrill of Hampton, Tennessee on a charge of being a fugitive from justice.

We’re told police arrested Sherrill Saturday at the Mall at Johnson City.

The U.S. Army charged Sherrill with desertion. He’s in jail without bond. An arraignment is set for Monday, April, 15.