July 19, 2001
C. Hill Jr., 54, 106 Ed Stout Rd., Hampton, was arrested Tuesday
by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Chris Pierce
after he and Constable Bobby Canter stopped a vehicle at Hampton
Bait Shop for violation of light law. Hill appeared to be
intoxicated and was asked to perform a series of field sobriety
tasks, which he performed poorly. He was charged with third-offense
DUI, driving on revoked license, and violation of open container.
He submitted to an Intoximeter test at Carter County Jail,
resulting in a blood alcohol content of .13 percent, or legally
* Scotty Lee Calloway, 27, 220 Lovers Lane, was
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Brad Proffitt on a warrant
from General Sessions Court charging him with violation of
* Betty J. Coleman, 27, 1005 Charlie St., was
arrested Friday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jesus
Pena on a warrant taken out by Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper
Mark Musick charging her with accessory after the fact on
felony evading arrest.
* Thomas D. Francis, 19, 1340 14th Ave. S., Apt.
108, Birmingham, Ala., was arrested Monday by EPD Ptl. Brooke
Mullins after he allegedly threw eggs at C&K Wrecker and
several vehicles on the C&K lot. Charles Odom, 2112 W.
Elk Ave., told the officer that he and his son were standing
in their business lot when a gray Jeep Cherokee drove by and
someone leaned out the back window and threw several eggs
at the wrecker and vehicles. The Jeep was located in Ingles
parking lot by a Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper. Francis
admitted throwing the eggs, according to the report. Three
dozen eggs were found in plain view inside the vehicle. Francis
was charged with vandalism. A check through Com Center revealed
his driver's license was suspended by Alabama Department of
Safety. The license was confiscated at their request.
* Shawn McFarland, 26, 4515 N.W. 33rd Ave.,
Miami, was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau and charged with attempted murder following investigation
into a July 6 shooting at 826 Lamont St., Johnson City. McFarland
was arrested after investigation revealed his involvement
into the shooting of Kenneth J. Smith, Johnson City, who was
shot once in the back. McFarland was booked into Johnson City
Jail and charged with attempted second-degree murder. He was
released back to Washington County Detention Center where
he was being held on unrelated drug charges.
A. Carpenter, 1500 Bell Ridge Rd., Apt. 7, was arrested Tuesday
by officers of Johnson City Police Department after they responded
to 228 S. Broadway regarding an aggravated assault. Officers
met with the victim who advised she had been threatened with
a knife and knew the subject. Further investigation led to
the arrest of Carpenter.
* Richard Lynn Potts, 51, #50 Wheeler Rd., Bulls
Gap, was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Department following investigation of $719 in cigarettes taken
from L&J Discount Tobacco on East Main Street. Potts also
was charged after $218.33 in merchandise was taken from Winco
Co. on Indian Ridge Rd. Potts was charged with one count of
theft under $500 and one count of theft over $500.
* Kenneth B. Miller, 23, 2313 Wheeler St., was
arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
following investigation into the reported theft of a 1994
Ford Mustang from the 400 block of East Maple Street. Miller
is charged with theft over $1,000.
A. Scott, 20, 162 Hilbert Circle, Jonesborough, was arrested
Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they
checked a suspicious vehicle behind the Texaco, 1702 W. Market
St. Officers checked the two male occupants of the vehicle
and found both of the subjects to be extremely intoxicated.
Both were under age and charged with underage consumption.
The driver of the vehicle, Scott, also was charged with possession
of Schedule I for resale, Schedule IV for resale, possession
of Schedule VI, and drug paraphernalia. Scott was being held
on $57,500 bond.
* On Sunday, someone
drove through a fence located on property owned by Harold
Matheson, corner of Main and First Ave., Hampton, and left
the scene. Approximately 60 feet of chain link fence was damaged,
along with six poles, according to CCSD Deputy Loretta Cloyd.
Cook, 41, Holy Springs Rd., Rutherfordton, N.C., reported
Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Loretta Cloyd that she stopped at the
side of the road at the intersection of U.S. Highway 19E and
Old Railroad Grade to put drinks in her cooler. Cook said
that during the stop she put her purse down but was unsure
exactly where she put it. After she and a friend pulled back
onto the highway, Cook noticed the purse missing and went
back to the scene to try to locate it, unsuccessfully. Cook
said she had $2,000 cash, prescription medications, including
Ambium, Zantac, 120 Xanax, 180 OxyContin, Loritab, other medications,
unfilled prescriptions, a wallet and other miscellaneous items
in the purse, which was described as small, black in color,
with two straps.