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Embattled Johnson City doctor accused of vandalizing jail cell

NET News Service • Jun 11, 2013 at 2:10 PM

A Johnson City doctor accused of leading police on a high speed chase over the weekend is facing an additional charge after vandalizing his jail cell, according to a court document.Dr. Robert C. Allen, 63, 117 Brentwood Drive, removed a screw from a towel hanger inside his cell at the Washington County Detention Center in Jonesborough late Sunday night, a deputy stated in an affidavit of complaint.Allen then flushed the screw down the toilet, Allen's cellmate told Deputy Burton Ellis.Read more at the Johnson City Press.

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