Dr. Robert C. Allen in Washington County Sessions Court appearance on Monday (Photo by Lee Talbert, Press Photo Editor)
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.
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