July 16, 2001
* Joseph Michael Whitson, 18, 147 Wilbur Dam Road,
was arrested Friday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Jeffrey Markland after the officer responded to the
residence regarding a domestic dispute. Whitson was charged
with assault under domestic violence.
* Homaira A. Mirhabibi, 19, 121 Jackson Ave.,
was arrested July 11 by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Mike McIntosh and charged with drinking under age and contributing
to the delinquency of a minor.
* Shannon R. Hoyle, 20, 604 Steel St., Johnson
City, was issued a criminal summons July 11 by EPD Ptl. Jason
McCall and charged with contributing to the delinquency of
Hit and run
* Melinda Bowers, 39, 109 Nature's Trail, Roan
Mountain, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that
a small blue vehicle hit her 1999 General Motors Sedan at
the beer store at King of the Road in Roan Mountain.
* A store clerk at Citgo, 821 W. Elk Ave.,
reported Thursday to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Mike
McIntosh that a green Chevrolet Spectrum occupied by three
males pulled up to the gas pumps to get gas and a male back
seat passenger exited the vehicle and lit a firecracker, detonating
it near the pumps.
* Helen V. Garland, 219 S. Sycamore St., reported
July 11 to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe that when she went to True
Faith Chapel around 10 a.m., she found the front and back
doors open. The front door lock was missing and the back door
lock had been pried open. Exit appeared to have been made
by knocking out the screen on the back side window. Nothing
was found missing.
* Jerry F. White, 58, 1935 Siam Road, reported
July 11 to EPD Ptl. Joey Proffitt that he left his vehicle
in the gravel parking lot of Milligan College at 6 p.m. and
when he returned at 8:30 p.m., he found the back window broken
out. The damage appeared to have been done by a pellet rifle.