Carter County

Man sentenced to 25 years on kidnapping conviction

CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. - A man will spend 25 years behind bars after he was found guilty of especially aggravated kidnapping.

Randy Wayne Johnson was sentenced by a judge in Carter County Friday.

Johnson was accused of kidnapping a woman and then trying to get away from police in his truck.

Johnson had already been on parole and is serving a 12-year prison sentence for that violation.

Johnson also was found guilty of other charges, including assault on an officer, evading arrest, and drug possession.

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