July 2, 2001
* Darrell Matheson, 32, West G. St., was arrested
Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Keith
Range and charged with DUI, violation of implied consent,
possession of Schedule VI, possession of drug paraphernalia,
destruction of evidence, resisting arrest, leaving the scene
of an accident with property damage, and failure to report
an accident. He was released on $21,750 bond.
* James Austin, 47, 122 Slagle Road, was arrested
Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy and charged with DUI, leaving
the scene of an accident, and violation of implied consent.
* Ralph Holly, 28, 169 Ollie Collins Road, was
arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck and charged with
assault under domestic violence. He also was charged by Deputy
Sarah Ryan with reckless driving and leaving the scene of
an accident with property damage.
* Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. William
J. Whitt, 23, 724 W. Elk Ave., responded June 22 to Greg's
Pizza, 724 W. Elk Ave., in reference to harassment. The store
manager advised the officer that an unknown caller had spoken
with several different employees and had threatened them by
name with violence and death. The store manager said the calls
began June 17, with the subject calling approximately 50 to
100 times per night.
* EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland responded June 27
to 1735 W. G St, regarding a burglary. The officer spoke with
Guy Buck of Johnson City, owner of the home, who said that
he went to the house June 24 and found that the door on the
east side and also the basement door had been kicked in. Three
televisions and numerous power tools were missing at the time
of the report.
* Richard James Hughes, 43, 682 Powder Branch
Road, reported June 22 to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall that one of
the back doors of his residence had been kicked in and $1,500
cash taken. According to the report, a back door that exits
onto the patio had been kicked open and appeared to have been
kicked repeatedly. The frame was broken and a stereo speaker
had been overturned. Hughes said someone had been calling
his residence from a number he was not familiar with over
the last few days. The number came back to a pay phone at
Holiday Market on West G Street.
* Dave Roberts, 33, 21 Lexington Court, Gray,
Tenn., reported June 24 to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that his
vehicle was burglarized while parked below the Hunter Bridge
near PSG. Roberts said the lock had been pried out of the
driver's door and several items were taken, including a five-piece
Sage fishing rod, valued at $700; a Sage reel ($550), a 9mm
Glock handgun ($600), a pair of chest waders ($400), wading
boots ($125), and a black nylon duffle bag containing various
fishing supplies ($400).
* Howard Messer, pastor of East Side Freewill
Baptist Church reported June 22 to EPD Capt. Bill Fraley that
someone had thrown paint on a new white 2001 Chevrolet van
the church had purchased.
* Curtis D. Byrd, 25, 503 Sugar Hollow Road,
reported June 23 to EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable that someone had
vandalized his vehicle, which was parked on the street in
front of his residence. Foam was cut from the driver's and
passenger's front seat. The rear seat, passenger side front
door panel, and driver's side rear door panel also were cut.