JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. — A Piney Flats man has been charged after police began investigating a report of vandalism at the Northeast State Community College parking garage in downtown Johnson City.

Christopher Gabbard, 37, was charged Tuesday with felony vandalism following the incident reported May 5, according to a Johnson City Police Department news release. Someone pulled the gate blocking the entrance/exit down, the release states. Officers obtained video that revealed a four-door truck backed down the ramp and hooked a tow strap to the lower portion of the gate. The vehicle then pulled the gate down, the release states.

Gabbard is being at the Washington County Detention Center on $10,000 bail.

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