August 19, 2001


   * Charles Leonard Presnell, 43, 1749 Gap Creek Road, was arrested Thursday by Constable Leonard Johnson and charged with assault under domestic violence.
   * Henry Clay Poole, 30, 199 Rye Branch Road, Butler, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Shannon Deloach on a capias charging him with failure to appear.
   * Timmy Dean Morgan, 37, 133 Harrison Street Hollow, Roan Mountain, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Linda Bowman, 56, 113 W. E St., was served two summons Thursday after Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Brian Fraley responded to the residence in reference to a harassment complaint. Bowman told the officer that her ex-husband had died Sunday and that her ex-stepdaughter had been harassing her since the death. Bowman said the ex-stepdaughter had threatened to take warrants for her arrest. Sgt. Fraley contacted Carter County Sheriff's Department and checked warrants for Bowman. It was confirmed that the ex-stepdaughter had taken two criminal summons for theft over $500 and criminal trespassing. Deputy Eric Buck arrived at the residence and served the summons.

Sexual assault

   * Johnson City Police Bureau are investigating the sexual assault of a 17-year-old female after the female reported to police that she had been sexually assaulted while at an apartment in West Johnson City. The investigation is continuing.


   * James H. Cox, 205 W. H St., reported Thursday to EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley that he had been contacted by telephone around 8:30 p.m. by a female who claimed to represent a drywall company out of Georgia. The subject told Cox that he had ordered 400 sheets of drywall from their company using a Visa credit card and wanted confirmation of the order. Cox denied he had ordered the material and would not give any confirmation information to the subjects on the phone. Cox told the officer that during the course of the conversation he spoke with two male subjects and possibly two female subjects. He said they told him he had ordered the material and they would send it whether he confirmed the order or not. Cox said the subjects only gave first names but he could not remember them.