UPDATE: Walraven Arrested In Tennessee

By: WTAP News Email
By: WTAP News Email


UPDATE: Shenandoah Walraven appeared in a Tennessee general Sessions Court room today after being arrested yesterday in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Officials from the court in Tennessee say Walraven waived her extradition and a new court date has been set for November 7, at 9 in a.m.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office says they plan to pick her up from a tennessee jail at the end of this week, she'll then have a court hearing in Washington County.

UPDATE: Shenandoah Walraven, 37, was arrested without incident Monday evening in Johnson City, Tennessee.

Deputies have been searching Athens and Washington Counties for Walraven after she failed to appear at the Washington County Jail to being serving a six month sentence in late September.

She was arrested by the Johnson City Police Department at the American Classic Suites Hotel. Sheriff Larry Mincks says Walraven had been living at that location for about two weeks.

Walraven is being held at the Johnson City Detention Center. She will have an extradition hearing within the next few days.

A confidential source tipped deputies off to Walraven's whereabouts.

Walraven and her husband were each sentenced to six months in jail after pleading no contest to furnishing alcohol to a minor.

Authorities say they hosted a high school graduation party where Lamar Wilder was stabbed in the leg-- and later died due to blood loss.


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