* Buddy Joe Hamby, 40, 2061 Hwy. 19E, Elk Park,
N.C., was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Sarah Ryan after the officer stopped a vehicle on U.S.
Highway 19E for traveling with no tail lights. The driver,
identified as Wade Edward King, 46, no address listed, was
unable to produce a driver's license. Deputy Ryan also detected
a strong odor of alcohol emanating from King and observed
several beer cans lying in plain view. A passenger, Hamby,
was asked to exit the vehicle and a strong odor of alcohol
also was detected on Hamby. Hamby was told to wait in the
vehicle until told further, which he did. While Deputy Ryan
was conducting a license and warrants checks, Hamby exited
the vehicle and King took off south on 19E and into North
Carolina with the officer in pursuit. Elk Park Police Officer
Mike Smith assisted in stopping the vehicle. King was arrested
and transported to Avery County Sheriff's Department. Warrants
were issued charging him with felony evading arrest, third-offense
DUI, driving on suspended license, violation of registration
and violation of light law.
* Katherine Annette Owens, 20, 291 Roosevelt
Road, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Penny Cornett after
the officer responded to a fight in progress with her live-in
boyfriend, Christopher Scott Rogers. Owens was charged with
assault and vandalism under domestic violence.
* Crystal Suit, 19, 360 Sneed Hill Road, was
arrested Tuesday by Constable Bobby Canter on a warrant charging
her with violation of probation.
* Tara Glover, 28, 721A Blue Springs Road, was
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Johnny Blankenship on a warrant
charging her with violation of probation.
* Allen Hayes Odum Jr., 21, 275 Elizabethton
Hwy., Bluff City, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Chad
Grindstaff on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Tammy Kay Cox, 30, 1301 Hwy. 143, Roan Mountain,
was arrested Tuesday by Deputy Brad Proffitt on a warrant
written by Investigator George Skeans charging her with aggravated
burglary and theft over $500.
* Joseph Thomas Hughes, 28, 1900 E. Unaka Ave.,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor at Crossroads
on East Elk Avenue on a warrant charging him with violation
* Ulla Ann Presley, 25, 110 Darrell Bowers Road,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor on two capiases
out of Criminal Court charging her with failure to appear
on vehicle assault, aggravated child endangerment, driving
on revoked license and violation of open container.
* Bobby Dean Pennington, 22, 2128 Fifth St.,
Bristol, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave on
a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* David Charles Causby, 40, 121 Lynnwood, was
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson after he walked
into the sheriff's department inquiring about his watch, which
was in the possession of an inmate. Causby was staggering
and smelled of alcohol and was charged with public intoxication.
* Billy Frank Blevins, 39, 600 Trudy St., was
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Kenneth Cornett on warrants
charging him with failure to pay fines and costs and failure
to appear on fifth-offense driving on revoked license.
* Lahoma A. Cook, 32, 512 W. E St., was arrested
Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason McCall
after receiving a report of an intoxicated female on a bicycle.
Cook was located in the 700 block of West G Street. Ptl. McCall
and Capt. Rusty Verran woke her up and detected a strong odor
of alcohol. She was unsteady on her feet and had slurred speech.
Cook was charged with public intoxication and was served a
capias from Washington County charging her with failure to
pay court costs.
* A 17-year-old male was arrested Tuesday by
EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh on an attachment from Carter County
Juvenile Court. The boy previously had run away from state
custody in Johnson City and was found at 703 Blevins Ave.,
with his step siblings, ages 13, 11 and 8. The children's
father, identified as Jerry Blevins, was not at the residence.
Officers observed that electricity to the residence had been
turned off and the only source of power was a cord coming
from the Church of God, adjacent to the residence. One of
the children told the officer that power to the residence
had been turned off for a long time. The 13-year-old also
told Ptl. McIntosh that his father often left them alone for
long periods. Neighbors told the officer that the children
often were left home alone and would wander around the neighborhood,
or go to neighbors' homes to eat or take a hot shower. As
officers were speaking with neighbors, Blevins arrived home
and told the officer that his ex-wife has full custody of
the children but often brings them to stay with him. Blevins
said he did not leave the children along for long periods
of time and that during the last two months, the children
had stayed with him 15 days. Officers contacted Department
of Children's Services to investigate the matter.
* Adam Francis Snyder, 21, East Ridge, Tenn.,
and William Edward Kelly, 25, Flintstone, Ga., were arrested
around 8 p.m. Monday on Interstate 40, six miles west of the
North Carolina line, by agents from the Knoxville and Atlanta
divisions of the FBI with assistance from Tennessee Highway
Patrol, Cocke County Sheriff's Department and Dalton, Ga.,
Police Department. Snyder and Kelly were charged in an authorized
federal criminal complaint with the July 9 armed robbery of
SunTrust Bank, 1422 25th St., Cleveland, Tenn. They were taken
before U.S. Magistrate Judge William B. Mitchell Carter in
Chattanooga on Tuesday for an initial appearance. It is anticipated
that Snyder and Kelly also will be charged with July 25 robbery
of the BB&T Bank in Dalton, Ga.