August 1, 2001


  * Chad C. White, 33, 192 Grindstaff Hollow Road, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm and charged with failure to appear on theft under $500.
  * Cheryl Lynn Harrison, 23, 249 Old Wat Road, was served a warrant Monday by Constable Bobby Canter charging her with violation of probation. Harrison also was served three capiases from General Sessions Court and two capiases from Criminal Court.
  * Derick Tapp, 28, 1410 E. Lakeview Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Monday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau following a traffic stop for a broken tail light. Tapp was found to be in possession of a loaded handgun, crack cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was charged with possession of a weapon by a felon, possession of Schedule II narcotics, simple possession of Schedule VI, possession of drug paraphernalia, and no driver's license. Tapp was being held in Johnson City Jail without bond with a hearing set for today in Johnson City Municipal Court.
  * Michael Eugene Goodrich, 31, 124 Sheffield Circle, Gray, was arrested Monday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with burglary and felony vandalism following investigation into an incident which occurred at Curran Management Services, 108 W. 10th Ave.
  * Herbert Antone Gray, 25, 3211 Mayfield Drive, #17, was arrested Sunday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they responded to 1001 S. Roan St., regarding a fight in progress. Gray was charged with aggravated assault after he presented a knife and threatened another subject during the fight.
  * Rhonda Gill, 37, 524 Lucy Road, Kingsport, was arrested Friday by officers from Sullivan County Sheriff's Office after they received a tip that Gill would be returning to her former residence at Lucy Road to pick up mail. Gill was charged with 20 counts of cruelty to animals after she allegedly abandoned 15 living dogs, three cats and four deceased dogs, leaving them without food or water. Officers, the Humane Society and Animal Control were notified and responded July 13 to the home. Eighteen of the animals were examined by a vet and found to be suffering from dehydration, malnutrition and flea infestation. Warrants were issued for Gill, who remained at large until her arrest Friday. After being notified that Gill would be returning to the Lucy Road address, officers were dispatched and positioned in the area and Gill was sighted. After a short pursuit, she was arrested and taken to Sullivan County Jail where she was being held on $10,000 bond.


  * Earl Grindstaff of Grindstaff Used Cars, 158 E. Elk Ave., reported Monday to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Brooke Mullins that someone had broken into two vehicles and had stolen two stereos/radios.
  * The owner of Why Walk Auto Sales, 130 W. Elk Ave., reported Monday to EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland that a CD player had been stolen from a 1996 Pontiac. The perpetrator broke out the passenger window by throwing a lock through the window.
  * An employee of Discount Tobacco Store, 520 N. Roan St., reported Monday to EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland that a white female, driving a green Toyota, came into the store and got about five cartons of GPC cigarettes, then ran outside the store, got in the truck and left.
  * Sean D. Bowers, 30, 1106 Broad St., reported Monday to EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland that he was working on a white 1987 Kawasaki, 650 CC at his residence. He said he last saw the vehicle at 1 a.m. Saturday and found it missing at 7 a.m. The motorcycle was kept unsecured in the front yard under a tree.