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Since: Sep 07

Johnson City, TN

#42 Oct 29, 2007
Was the escapee ever caught? Does anyone know?
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#43 Oct 29, 2007
truth wrote:
hmmm.....3 escapes in a little over a year. good job mike!
Hasn't Jailer Mink sat in on all these escapes?I bet the Sheriff is certainly proud of him. It seems that he is certainly a great help to the department!
Insider

Asheville, NC

#44 Oct 30, 2007
If something stinks...it must hav been Mink.
wondering thru

Johnson City, TN

#45 Oct 30, 2007
taxman3 wrote:
It should have been fixed when it was told to them. I guess Roger just thought it would never happen. So why fix it, just leave it for someone else. Maybe he felt it wasn't his problem and let Mike find out on his own. But I do agree it needs fixing so lets give him some time. Support your local law enforcement.
I would support them IF they had any sense.
NC Cop

Vilas, NC

#46 Nov 2, 2007
Johnson County escapee captured after three weeks on the run
By Melanie Davis
[email protected]

Johnson County, Tenn., prison escapee Robert Randall Deluca was apprehended after a cross-border high speed chase Thursday night.

Deluca, 48, escaped from the Johnson County (Tenn.) jail on Saturday, Oct. 13, by allegedly jumping over the fence surrounding the facility.

Officers in Watauga County and Johnson County have been on the lookout for the escapee, believing Deluca may have returned to the Zionville area, his last known address.

Robert Randall Deluca


Deluca was spotted on Old U.S. 421 at 10:45 p.m. Thursday by Johnson County sheriff's deputies. He was reportedly driving a Toyota pickup. Johnson County officers gave chase, as Deluca headed toward North Carolina at speeds between 70 and 80 mph.

Watauga County sheriff's officers responded immediately when told he was headed toward the state, as did Trooper Shane Adams of the N.C. Highway Patrol. Deluca crossed into Watauga County, turning onto Kirby Branch Road. At the end of the road, Deluca left the vehicle and ran on foot to escape pursuing officers.

Lt. Tim Wilson, Sgt. Chip Wicker, deputy Todd Lyons, deputy Adam Lentz and Adams gave chase, assisted by K-9 deputy Boco. Deluca was taken into custody shortly thereafter.

A Watauga County magistrate issued a fugitive from justice warrant, and Deluca is being held at the Watauga County Detention Center without bond. Tennessee officials have began the extradition process to transfer Deluca back to Tennessee.

The truck used in the high speed chase had been reported stolen in North Carolina and allegedly displayed a fictitious license tag. Officials said at the time of arrest Deluca was also alleged to be in possession of methamphetamine.

Deluca was originally held in the Johnson County jail on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and assault on a a government official.
Tom

Vilas, NC

#47 Nov 2, 2007
Maybe the Watauga Cops can come over here and train our guys. They seem to have too catch all of our bad guys for us!!! That is two just this week!!!!
TO TOM

Johnson City, TN

#48 Nov 2, 2007
Tom wrote:
Maybe the Watauga Cops can come over here and train our guys. They seem to have too catch all of our bad guys for us!!! That is two just this week!!!!
TOM IF YOU WILL CHECK IT WAS 2 JOHNSON COUNTY DEPUTIES THAT CAUGHT HIM IN AN UNMARKED VEHICLE.
Tom

Vilas, NC

#49 Nov 2, 2007
If JC Cops can keep their crooks locked up, he wouldnt have been out in the first place.
Tom

Vilas, NC

#50 Nov 2, 2007
and they didnt catch him....he flagged THEM down stupid. JC Deputies couldnt catch a cold.
widod maker

AOL

#51 Dec 6, 2007
maybe mike needed the meth i no roger i no that roger never took drugs from a raid as for mike ask him how honest he is and how for he will go to cover up any thing that my involve him or put him in his own jail he has been no count and crooked in county and city and the only thing he has been close to track star is chasing anything in a skirt one girl hes had on the side for years how is g doing mike
wONDERINg

Johnson City, TN

#52 Sep 29, 2008
Why so many topics on the Sheriff Dept./ Jail?
Jtown

Johnson City, TN

#53 Sep 29, 2008
You should be left in the same room with martia and elle for 1 week for digging this up.
Matt

High Point, NC

#54 Jun 7, 2010
[this was my ex stepfather, yes he was caught and only given 18 months of jail time, what a douche
CONCERNED

Johnson City, TN

#55 Jun 12, 2010
Mary wrote:
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JCSD is a joke, so are all of the employees.
yes and so is the court system if you have money you got it paid and if not then oh well your just screwed!!! you know!!

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