Recent Incident Reports

Did Unicoi Co. Jail have medical staff on duty?

A lawyer for Unicoi County and the sheriff apparently disagree on whether the jail had medical staff on duty when a prisoner there died.

Call about stabbing leads to drug charges

A Church Hill woman is under arrest for intoxication and drug charges, when police say she called them about a stabbing.

Wanted sex offender on the loose

Virginia State Police have just announced they’re looking for a sex offender who failed to register. He is considered violent and has failed to register three…

Police: Office mgr. stole tens of thousands from firm

The office manager of a Johnson City law firm is under arrest, charged with stealing tens of thousands of dollars from that firm.

Arrested for ID theft, swindling elderly couple

A man is under arrest for identity theft. He’s accused of taking advantage of an elderly couple.

Elderly woman charged with selling drugs

An elderly woman is in jail, accused of selling her prescription pain pills. Police raided her home, Thursday night.

Arrest after armed robbery & victim tied up

There is now an arrest after an armed robbery that happened during the holiday season in late December. The victim was restrained in a bathroom for hours.…

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Johnson City man charged with robbery of delivery man

Johnson City Police arrested a man and charged him with robbing a delivery man at gunpoint.

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Man charged with stealing from construction site

A Johnson City man is accused of stealing equipment worth $30,000 from a construction site.


Watauga County man charged with sexual assault of teenager

A Western North Carolina man is accused of sexually assaulting a teenager.

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Man charged with stealing donation jar

A Kingsport man was charged with stealing a donation jar from a business.

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Two wanted shoplifting suspects arrested

Kingsport Police have arrested two people who were wanted in a shoplifting incident.

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Lee County man sentenced to 520 years in child pornography conviction

A Southwest Virginia man will likely spend this rest of his life in prison.

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Man charged with assault of 85-year-old

An Abingdon, Virginia man is accused of assaulting an 85-year-old woman.

Bristol, Tennessee Police Department

11 arrested, 9 still wanted in Bristol drug round-up

A drug round-up in Bristol, Tennessee led to the arrest of several people, and officers searching for more.


Surveillance Video

SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Dempsey's Jewelry theft


Johnson City Police say the woman in this video walked out of a jewelry store carrying several rings worth over $90,000.


SURVEILLANCE VIDEO: Home invasion suspect shot


This surveillance footage of a home invasion suspect shows the man arriving at the home, and then running to his vehicle and leaving after being shot by the homeowner. Click here to read more about the investigation.


Most Wanted

Disclaimer: All information on this page is public record and was taken from area law enforcement agencies. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Best of the worst: Mug shot hall of shame

Mug shot - Jacob Cunningham

Check out these lookers who ran into the law.


Local mug shots: November 2014

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Mug shots on the WCYB Crime Report are from local law enforcement agencies and are public record. All persons in these photos were charged and are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Being arrested does not imply guilt and under no circumstances does News 5 claim or imply anyone on the WCYB Crime Report is guilty of a crime.


Meth conspiracy arrests


Methamphetamine Conspiracy investigations landed 57 defendants in Federal prison for a total of 304 years. All photos courtesy of the Washington County Sheriff's Office.