Dyersburg man arrested after assault during vehicle repossession
DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A Dyersburg man is in custody after allegedly assaulting an individual trying to repossess his car.
According to a news release, Conrad Jones, 29, told police that he had taken his vehicle to a local business for repairs, and the business told him his vehicle would be repossessed due to non-payment.
The release says Jones told the officer that he would shoot anyone in the face who attempted to take his vehicle.
A short time later, officers responded to a report of an assault involving a gun, where officers determined the victim had attempted to repossess Jones’ car, according to the release.
The release says Jones allegedly pointed a gun at the victim and threatened him.
The release says Jones was found in his vehicle, along with a .40-caliber gun loaded with 36 rounds of ammunition.
Jones is currently charged with aggravated assault.