August 8, 2001

Arrests

   * Terry Lynn Powers, Banks Apartments, Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Keith Range after the officer responded to 217 Cripple Creek Road in reference to an unwanted guest who was intoxicated. Powers' mother told the officer that her son, who did not live there, was trying to enter the residence and she did not want him there. Sgt. Range told Terry Powers he was under arrest for public intoxication, to which Powers responded that he was not going to jail and he would "stomp my a . ." according to the report. The officer again told Powers he was under arrest and warned him not to resist. As Sgt. Range attempted to take him into custody, he wrestled with the officer and a chemical agent was used to take him under control. Lt. Rocky Croy responded to the scene to assist. Powers additionally was charged with resisting arrest.
   * Anthony Wayne Dye, 24, 1901 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City, was arrested Monday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Jeffrey LaFleur, 31, 1275 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Monday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Orlando Gomez Perez, 29, 1106 Thomlison Blvd., New Bern, N.C., was arrested Sunday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with domestic assault and aggravated assault following a dispute between Perez and his girlfriend. During the incident, an acquaintance of the girlfriend was assaulted by Perez when she reached inside the automobile to retrieve a cellular phone and Perez dragged her down the street.
  
Theft

   * Betty Pelletier, 35, 1400 Arney St., reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that a male subject known to her had stolen a Davis Industries D-32 handgun from her while they were camping at Little Stoney Campground.
  
Vandalism

   * CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson responded Monday to 115 Marlow Lane in reference to someone cutting a tree. The resident, Ms. Lilly, told the officer that a neighbor had cut a pine tree adjacent to her residence and parking lot. Deputy Johnson spoke with Bill Street and asked whether he had cut the tree down, to which he responded, "Maybe I did, and again, maybe I didn't. Just can't remember." The officer did not find any indication that Street had been cutting wood. Ms. Lilly told the officer that her vision was poor and all she could see was that he was wearing blue.
   * A vertical support of the handicap ramp at Magill Memorial Presbyterian Church, State Route 143, Roan Mountain, was reported damaged Monday. According to Deputy Bradley Johnson, the ramp appeared to have been struck by a vehicle. A broken lens and fog light were found at the scene, along with tracks through the church yard.
   * CCSD Deputy Albert Nave responded Monday to the residence of Kim Honeycutt, 339 Rocky Branch Road, where he found the liner of a swimming pool belonging to Honeycutt had been cut several times. Damage was estimated at about $600.
   * Jerry Harmon, 520 Garrison Hollow Road, reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that the windows of four of his vehicles along with several windows in his residence have been vandalized over the last several weeks. All appeared to have been shot out by a BB or pellet gun.