July 2, 2001

Arrests


   * 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.
  
Harassment

   * 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.
  
Break-in

   * 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).
  
Vandalism

   * 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.