Six bail bond agents arrested for breaking into woman’s home to drag her former husband back to jailBy Mason White 1:23 PM September 18, 2014
|The six bail bond agents|
By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) Six bail bond agents were jailed after dragging a man back to jail so that they can get their money.
The four men and two women of Tennessee, are usually the ones helping others get out of jail.
However, this time they needed to post bail to be free.
The bail bond agents are facing charges after they broke into a house to catch a man, who had apparently jumped bail.
According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals, the six agents broke into the home through a window, and told the woman living there that they were looking for her former husband, Richard Vaughn.
Vaughn was found in the house, and was beaten. He suffered multiple injuries to his face and head. His former wife said that she and her young son were exposed to pepper spray, which was used on Vaughn during the incident. As a result, she suffered medical complications.
The agents took Vaughn to the Sevier County Jail. However, officers refused to arrest Vaughn until he received medical treatment.
He was taken to a hospital for treatment and was later booked into jail.
The bail bond agents were also arrested on charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated assault, conspiracy to commit aggravated burglary and aggravated assault. They were released after posting $10,000 bond.
The six bail bond agents were identified as Angela Braden, 41, Samantha K. Johnson, 40, John B. Coulson, 50, David W. Braden, 49, Christopher W. Williams, 42, and Austin M. Johnson, 37.