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Jury finds three guilty of injuring Washington County deputy

BECKY CAMPBELL • May 8, 2013 at 8:03 PM

The three people accused of running down a Washington County deputy last year as they were fleeing from other officers for a robbery incident were convicted of attempted aggravated robbery and felony reckless endangerment with a deadly weapon — a lesser included charge of the original attempted murder they had faced.

Dalvin Stephens, 20, Reginald Dewayne Smith, 43, and Ashley Nicole McGraw, 19, all of Johnson City, were originally charged with attempted first-degree murder for running down Deputy Gary Daugherty on Jan. 2, 2012, and attempted aggravated robbery for an incident that occurred at 310 Sand Valley Road prior to the officer getting hit.

The jury listened to two days of testimony from the state and defense — including Stephens and Smith. Smith was the one accused of entering the residence on Sand Valley Road with a gun and demanding money and marijuana while Stephens and McGraw waited in the car.

Read the full story on the Johnson City Press website.

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