Greene County man in handcuffs escapes deputies, still on the run

(Photo: Greene County Sheriff's Department)

GREENEVILLE (WATE) – A Greene County man is on the run after escaping a patrol car Friday.

Johnathan Jones was taken into custody at a home on North Heritage Road. The Greene County Sheriff’s Department says Jones escaped when deputies were searching for another suspect in the home. Jones fled on foot and was still handcuffed.

Investigators say Jones stole a motorcycle near Mosheim on Saturday.

(Photo: Greene County Sheriff's Department)
(Photo: Greene County Sheriff’s Department)

Deputies believe the suspect is riding in a green Acura 2.2 CL. He is wanted for violation of probation, child support, escape, evading arrest, theft and criminal impersonation. More charges are possible.

To give investigators information on the suspect, call 423-768-1800 or text/call 423-525-6837.

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