June 1, 2001

Arrests

ÊÊÊÊÊÊ  * Ronnie Keith Mullins, 42, 898 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Donie Julian at the Johnson County line on a General Sessions warrant charging him with violation of probation.
  * Leslie Huffman, 20, 423 Blue Springs Road, was arrested Wednesday by Bluff City Police Department officers following investigation into four forged checks cashed at Corner Market on the Bluff City Highway in Bluff City. Police Chief Ken Potter said Huffman was quickly developed as a suspect. She was arrested following an interview and charged with four counts of forgery. She was booked into Sullivan County Jail in lieu of bond. Sgt. David Nelson and Ptl. Christopher Range assisted in the investigation.

Theft

ÊÊÊÊÊÊ  * Terry Montgomery, 47, 212 Clay Little Road, reported Thursday to Elizabethton Police Department Assistant Chief Larry Shell that several items have been stolen from rental property at 506-1/2 E. Cottage Ave. and 513 Academy St. over the last several months. Montgomery said the two most recent items were a ceiling fan and frost-proof faucet. Also missing were a Stihl trimming saw and a 4-by-8 sheet of strand board.
  * David Francisco, 27, 109 Norman Joines Road, an inmate at Carter County Jail, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Wayne Pritchard that someone had stolen his wallet from the work release box located in Carter County Jail. Francisco said the last time he saw his wallet was around midnight May 24. The wallet contained $10 and personal identification.

Hit-and-run

ÊÊÊÊÊÊ  * Sam Oliver, 60, 171 Bear Branch Road, Roan Mountain, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Michael Carlock that while he was at Appalachian Food Mart in Roan Mountain, someone struck his 2000 Chevrolet S-10 on the passenger side and left the scene. Damage was estimated at more than $400.
  * Warren Baker, 39, 110 Brice Lane, Johnson City, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that sometime between May 26 and Tuesday, someone broke into his residence and took a Samsung stereo, a Sony TV, a Bible containing $160 and three prescription bottles containing 80 Valium, 30 10 mg Loritab and 40 Dilantin. Entry was made by kicking open the front door.
  * Hubert Lewis, 56, 748 Hwy. 91, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that he observed two juveniles throwing rocks at a Mack road tractor which was sitting on his property, breaking the windshield. The juveniles admitted doing the vandalism and their parents agreed to pay for damages, estimated at $300-$500.