JCPD: Hampton man charged after found with cocaine, handgun, used syringes

Joshua Allen Walker

JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) – Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a Hampton man on multiple charges Wednesday, after he was found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle at Johnson City gas station.

According to a JCPD news release, officers were called to the Sunoco gas station, 1001 S. Roan St., where they found Joshua A. Walker, 32, passed out in a blue Toyota Corolla.

Officers said a handgun in the passenger seat, used syringes and a glass pipe on the driver’s lap.

According to the release, officers woke up Walker and he was detained.

A search of Walker revealed he had a felony amount of crack cocaine on his person, as well as a baggie of marijuana and pills.

Walker was arrested and charged with felony possession of crack cocaine for resale, going armed during the commission of a felony, simple possession and unlawful drug paraphernalia.

He was taken to the Washington County Detention Center, where he was being held on $22,000 bond.

Walker was scheduled to be arraigned in Sessions Court Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

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