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Eighty-year-old Johnson City man charged in murder plot

September 9th, 2009 12:00 am by Becky Campbell, Johnson City Press

Johnson City police investigators apparently interrupted a homicide plan on Wednesday while conducting a drug investigation – possibly saving a man’s life while putting his intended killer in jail.


Undercover narcotics officers arrested Roy L. Wilson, 80, 2701 S. Roan St., No. 225, after he allegedly tried to purchased a weapon to commit a murder, according to Johnson City Police Sgt. Kevin Peters.


Wilson was charged with attempted first-degree murder, sale of schedule III narcotics, conspiracy to sell schedule III narcotics and maintaining a dwelling where controlled substances are kept or sold.


See the full story on the Johnson City Press Web site.

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