July 29, 2001

Arrests

   * Ronnie Keith Mullins, 42, 898 Pine Orchard Road, Butler, was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason Shaw after the officer received a report of an intoxicated male that ran out of the Crossroads office, 413 E. Elk Ave. The officer located Mullins in the vicinity of Cedar Avenue. Mullins was charged with public intoxication.
   * Jonathan Russell Cox, 28, 297 Cripple Creek Loop, Watauga, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Laverne Julian on a warrant charging him with theft under $10,000.
   * Larry K. Woodby, 29, 810 Pardee St., Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey after the officer received a report of a male subject walking on U.S. Highway 19E and had knowledge that Woodby had two active warrants on him. Sgt. Bailey located Woodby and arrested him and charged him with stalking and violation of an order or protection.
   * Kenneth Allen Harvey, 34, 1410 E. Lakeview Drive, #5, Johnson City, was arrested Friday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with 17 counts of forgery under $500, 17 counts of theft under $500, and identity theft. The arrest is the result of an investigation into the forgery of several personal checks at area businesses. Harvey was being held in Johnson City Jail under $34,000 bond.
  
Robbery

   * Officers of Johnson City Police Bureau responded Friday to Sunoco Market, 1001 S. Roan St., after receiving a report of an armed robbery. Officers were advised that a white male, about 6 feet tall, thin build, with short sandy brown hair, had robbed the store at gunpoint and was seen leaving the area in a black Chevrolet Cavalier-type vehicle with an undetermined amount of cash. The suspect was wearing a light-colored T-shirt with a dark stripe around the neck area, blue jean shorts and sandals. Anyone having information concerning the robbery is urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division, 434-6166, or to remain anonymous, contact Crimestoppers, 434-6158.
   * Two female juveniles were arrested around 4:30 a.m. Saturday by officers of Johnson City Police Department and charged with theft of a motor vehicle. The arrests stem from an investigation at 529 W. Main St., where the owner of the vehicle awoke around 3:50 a.m. and found her vehicle missing from the driveway. She called Johnson City Police, who located the vehicle about an hour later and made an arrest in the parking lot of Krystal's at North State of Franklin Road. The females were transported to Johnson City Juvenile Detention Center to await a court date.
   * Zachary J. Brown, 24, 29 Scott Lane, Newland, N.C., was arrested Saturday by officers of Johnson City Police Department and charged with strong-armed robbery. The victim told officers that he was robbed by a white male subject while at Shoeless Joe's Sports Bar. The suspect left the scene and later was located at The Planet and notified police. Brown was being held on $15,000 bond.
  
Vandalism

   * Cynthia Carol Carden, 22, 421 Tollett St., Hampton, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that sometime between 2 a.m. and 8:34 a.m., someone cut both driver's side tires on her 1991 Dodge Spirit, which was parked outside her residence.
   * Katie Shoun, George Shoun Road, reported Thursday to CCSD Lt. Bobby Huffman that on July 9, while her vehicle was on Short Street in Hampton, someone punctured all four tires.
  
Theft

   * Jack Coffey, 182 Heather Lane, Johnson City, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan that someone had stolen a gold herringbone necklace, a set of silver and turquoise Indian feather earrings and four pills of prescription narcotics.
   * Jacob Street Jr., 1302 Rittertown Road, Hampton, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that someone had stolen several items he had at a yard sale at the water department building across from Hampton High School. Street said he covered the items with a tarp and went fishing and when he returned he found several of the items missing, including a McCulough chain saw, a box seat for a van, assorted tools, knick-knacks, two ceramic ducks, three radios, a lamp, assorted tapes, clothes, a green wheel barrow and a tarp.
   * Linda Byrd, 35, 127 Cates Corner, Hampton, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that several items were missing from her jewelry box, including one gold and one silver herringbone necklace, a gold rope chain with sunflower charm, a gold bangle bracelet, and two diamond rings. The gold rope chain was recovered at a local pawn shop.
  
Overdose


   * EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero responded Thursday to Sycamore Shoals Emergency Room regarding a patient that had taken an overdose of prescription drugs. Ptl. Sproviero spoke with Jerry R. Oaks, 19, 920 S. Second St., who told him that he and a friend -- a 16-year-old juvenile -- were at Covered Bridge Park when his friend told him he had taken eight Somas. He said they went to a market and his friend was inside the restroom for a long period of time. He went in to check on him and found him lying on the floor, unresponsive. Oaks immediately transported his friend to Sycamore Shoals Emergency Room. It was found later that the youth also had taken Xanax and Klonapin. He was stabilized and then transported to Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance for further observation.