JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – A Johnson City man is facing multiple charges after falsely reporting that a woman was trying to steal his car.
A Johnson City Police reports show investigators learned he solicited sexual services from the woman.
Trevor Lowe, 31, was charged with sexual battery, solicitation of prostitution, and filing a false report Thursday.
Johnson City Police responded to a report of an auto burglary in progress at The Villas at Boone Ridge, where Lowe claimed to walk outside for a smoke. He told police he noticed an unfamiliar woman in his car.
Further investigation revealed that Lowe had picked up the woman in downtown Johnson City. The report states she asked for a ride to a gas station when Lowe solicited sexual services and touched her inappropriately.
Lowe is being held in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $5,000 bond.
He is scheduled for arraignment in General Sessions Court on Friday at 10:00 a.m.