JCPD: Woman locked man inside her home, threatened him with butcher knife

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A Johnson City woman is facing aggravated assault charges after she locked a man inside a house and threatened to cut him with a butcher knife, according to police.

Johnson City Police say a man told them he went inside Ashley E. Douglass’ home to get some items belonging to Douglass’ husband. The victim told police Douglass let him in, and then locked the door and pulled a butcher knife on him. The victim told police Douglass threatened to cut him for no reason. 

When police arrived on scene, they found Douglass inside her house and arrested her. She is being held in the Washington County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond. 

Douglass is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday at 1:30 p.m.

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