Teen charged with auto burglary, theft, credit card fraud

Johnson City Police Department officers arrested a teen on auto burglary, theft and credit card fraud charges Monday, following an investigation into a report of an auto burglary back in July.

According to a JCPD news release, officers received the report of the auto burglary on July 25 on Briarcliff Road, where a victim said someone got into her vehicle and took items including her debit card.

The debit card was then used at four locations in Johnson City and video surveillance identified Adam P. Hemphill, 18, of Johnson City, as the suspect and a warrant was issued.

Officers located Hemphill on Monday and was charged with auto burglary, theft of property over $500 and credit card fraud under $500.

He was taken to the Washington County Detention Center, where the warrant was served. Hemphill was being held on $16,000 bond and he was scheduled to appear in Sessions Court Sept. 15.

Source: http://wjhl.com/2015/09/16/teen-charged-with-auto-burglary-theft-credit-card-fraud/

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