Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a Church Hill man Friday, after evading police during a traffic stop on Interstate 26.
According to a JCPD news release, officers tried to pull over Tyler W. Shanks, 20, 163 Morning Star Road, for a speeding violation, but Shanks did not stop.
Officers discontinued to the traffic stop, but located Shanks a short time later behind a closed business.
Shanks was charged with evading arrest, driving on a suspended license, unlawful drug paraphernalia, speeding and financial responsibility.
He was taken to Washington County Detention Center, where he was being held on $12,000 bond.
Shanks was scheduled to have a preliminary court date Friday in Sessions Court.
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