Washington County VA

Wanted man captured in Jonesborough

WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. - Washington County, Tennessee deputies arrested a man wanted for rape and abduction out of Norfolk, Virginia.

Sheriff's deputies say they were told Michael Robert Mitchem was on his way to a house on Tavern Hill Road in Jonesborough. Deputies arrested him as the car pulled into the driveway.

We're told he was armed with a .45 caliber handgun.

They also arrested the car's driver, Heather Nicole Stane, for driving on a suspended license.

Mitchem is being held as a fugitive from justice.

We are checking with authorities in Norfolk to learn more about the charges he faces there.

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