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Son, mother charged in Jonesborough standoff

NET News Service • Apr 30, 2013 at 6:22 AM

A standoff between a Washington County SWAT team and a Jonesborough man ended with him and his mother facing numerous charges, according to the county sheriff.

According to Sheriff Ed Graybeal, Deputies arrested Jesse P Nelson, 51, 1022 Conklin Road, Jonesborough, following a domestic incident in which Nelson threatened to shoot responding officers if they tried to get inside his home to arrest him.

A woman inside the home, later identified as Evelyn Chesser, 74, 322 Patton Ridge Road, made a call to 911 claiming there was a man in there with a gun.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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