Johnson City PD charge man with aggravated assault, criminal trespassing


A Kingsport man is facing several charges after police were called to an incident involving weapons on Buffalo Street in Johnson City.

Police said Kevin Brown, 34, is charged with two counts of aggravated assault and aggravated criminal trespassing and one count of evading arrest and unlawful possession of a weapon.

An eyewitness told investigators Brown was trying to assault two people with a hammer and a handgun. The suspect reportedly left the scene when he saw the witness calling police.

Brown was later found on Peach Blossom Court and a gun was recovered at the scene, police said. He is being held in jail on a $54,000 bond.

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