ÊÊÊÊÊÊ * Doug Jones, 31, 415 Bluegrass Road, was arrested
Sunday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Eric Buck
and charged with aggravated assault after he allegedly stabbed
a 17-year-old male from Roan Mountain in the stomach following
an argument over a weed-eater, according to Chief Deputy James
Parrish. The juvenile was driven to Carter County Rescue Squad's
Station II by a private citizen, then transported by squad members
to Hampton, where he was airlifted to Johnson City Medical Center
by Wings Air Rescue. A house supervisor at the medical center
said early Monday morning that it could not release any information
on the juvenile's condition.
* Steven M. Ollis, 916 Hopson St., Johnson City,
was arrested Friday by Officer Keith Jeffers after an investigation
into an auto burglary that occurred on May 5 at the boat ramp
of Bristol Highway and Carroll Creek Road. Ollis was charged
with auto burglary, theft under $500,000, and evading arrest.
* Ricky Gene Pritchard, 502 Cottage Ave., was
arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth
Cornett and charged with violation of habitual motor offender
and leaving the scene of an accident.
* Elizabethton police and fire departments answered
a call early Saturday morning for a fire at a house on Coleman
Road owned by J.C. Perkins. The cause of the fire was unknown
at the time of the report.
* The soft drink machines at Frank's Market on
South Roan in Johnson City, as well as those of the auto repair
shop next door, were found vandalized by Carter County Deputy
Kenneth Cornett on Saturday. The machines had been pried open
and the money boxes stolen.