Investigators believe 36-year-old Jeremy Keith Cox broke into a 93-year-old man’s home, assaulted him, and stole cash from him. Cox is also suspected of committing multiple burglaries at the same residence during the past month. He was taken into custody in Johnson City within a couple hours of the incident occurring.
Cox is charged with four counts of aggravated burglary, two counts of theft of property over $1,000, armed and dangerous felonies, and aggravated assault. He is being held in the Carter County Detention Center on $50,000 total bond.