* Wade Edward King, 46, 381 Sam Brewer Road,
Newland, N.C., was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department Lt. Rocky Croy on warrants charging him with third-offense
DUI, driving on suspended license, felony evading arrest,
violation of light law and violation of registration. King
was involved in a pursuit Tuesday night by CCSD Deputy Sarah
Ryan after he fled during a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 19E.
He was stopped with the assistance of Elk Park Police Officer
Mike Smith and was transported to Avery County Sheriff's Department
to await extradition.
* Martin Norris, 26, 156 U.G. Buckles Road, was
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson on a warrant
charging him with failure to appear with fines and costs on
a worthless check charge.
* Brandon Ray Pilk, 24, 5060 Highway 321, Apt.
C., was arrested Thursday by CCSD Investigator Patrick Johnson
after he responded to a call at 323 Whaleytown Road, Butler.
A warrants check showed Pilk to have outstanding warrants
in Carter County for aggravated assault and simple assault
and a capias charging him with failure to appear on aggravated
assault under domestic violence.
* Cara B. Dobbins, 19, 123 Reeser Road, was arrested
Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer
Mayberry after she and Ptl. Kevin Cable responded to the residence
regarding a domestic assault in which Dobbins allegedly struck
her husband, David Dobbins, 19, in the right cheek area. Cara
Dobbins was charged with assault under domestic violence.
* David Rosettie, 30, of 2nd Chance Auto, 2204
W. Elk Ave., reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry
that a 1995 black Dodge Dakota extended cab pickup was taken
from behind the business between 11:30 a.m. and 1:44 p.m.
* Linda Smotherman, 127 Leach Drive, Jonesborough,
reported Tuesday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that her purse was
stolen out of her vehicle while she was fishing on Blevins
Road. The purse contained numerous credit cards, cash and
* Dewayne Cox, 34, 247 McKinney Road, Roan Mountain,
reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Mary Lewis that he returned
to his residence and found it burglarized. Entry to the home
was gained by breaking out a window to the left of the front
door with a hammer. The burglar apparently was cut while entering
through the broken glass, as evidenced by blood at the window
and throughout the home. Cox said a satellite receiver, compact
discs, NASCAR collectible cars, a Simco black/brown saddle,
and telephone receiver were missing. A suspect was developed
at the scene. Deputy Brad Johnson located Tammy Kay McKinney,
no age or address listed, at Roan Mountain State Park. McKinney
was asked to come to the sheriff's department to speak with
Investigator George Skeans, which she did. During the interview,
McKinney confessed to the break-in and was charged with aggravated
burglary and theft over $500.
* Robert and Audrey Peterson reported Tuesday
to CCSD Deputy C.J. Whaley that someone entered their home
and removed a Smith & Wesson semi-automatic .45-caliber
handgun with holster and two clips, a gold chain, a 2-carat
diamond tennis bracelet, a 3-carat diamond ring set in gold,
a set of 1-carat diamond earrings, a 10-carat diamond Seiko
watch with a pearl face, five 14-carat gold bracelets, two
saphire rings set in 14-carat gold, a black onyx ring set
in gold, three heavyweight gold rings, a bracelet with different
colored stones set in gold with Chinese lettering, and a diamond
necklace on a gold chain. Entry was made by breaking out a
downstairs rear window. Several Bud Lite beers stored in a
refrigerator in the garage area also were taken. The missing
items were valued at $15,000.
* Kia Higgins, 18, 112 W. H St., reported Monday
to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Maybery that her vehicle had broken down
and was parked on the side of the road at Highway 91 and West
Elk Avenue. Higgins said when she returned to the vehicle,
she found a Pyle CD player missing along with an Alpine 280-watt
audio amplifier, Urolite tweeters, a black light for the vehicle,
a 12-inch Legacy subwoofer and an assortment of men's clothes.
The paint on the 1990 Geo Storm had been scratched and the
door covers destroyed.
* EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters responded Tuesday to
Redi-Mart, 1001 Siam Road, regarding a vandalism. Ptl. Peters
spoke with the store clerk who advised that a Pepsi machine
had been vandalized during the night. The officer noticed
the face of the machine had been pulled loose.