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Jeremy Johnson, 24, was arrested by Metro Police and is being held on two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Police records show that the victims say that they were approached by Johnson to get him drugs. Shortly after they refused, Johnson returned in his vehicle and approached them at a high rate of speed.
The victims hid behind a garbage can, which Johnson hit. One victim was struck in the knee and tumbled over the hood of the car. The other victim was struck in the back. There injuries are non-life threatening.
Johnson is being held on $100,000 bond.
Wednesday, November 21 2012, 07:41 AM CST
Houston brother will be his own attorney in court
June 18, 2013 13:02 GMT
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- A Roane County man will face federal gun violation charges next month without an attorney.
The Knoxville News Sentinel (http://bit.ly/17VlXpM ) reported Rocky Joe Houston will represent himself on a charge of possession of a gun by a felon.
The charge came after Houston earlier represented himself in state court on charges stemming from a police chase. He was convicted of evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
Houston and his brother, Leon Houston, were tried, but not convicted, in the 2006 shooting deaths of a Roane County deputy and his ride-along companion.
In federal court, Rocky Joe Houston is claiming the officer who charged him with the felony had no legal authority.
Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel, http://www.knoxnews.com
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