* Rafael Alvaro Garcia, 43, 114 Linda Circle,
was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Shannon Deloach on a warrant charging him with failure
to appear with fines and costs on a charge of dogs running
* Martha Evelyn Pilkington, 112 River Road, reported
Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce that someone known to
her backed into her 1991 Cadillac while it was parked in front
of her residence.
* Roger Pritchard, 149 Melody Lane, and Wilma
Taylor, 1542 Hwy. 91, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Tim
Lowe that they bought a trailer at 149 Melody Lane and that
the former tenant had been evicted from the trailer Wednesday.
They said that when they went to check on the trailer, they
found the front porch railing destroyed, a kitchen cabinet
door broken, a hole knocked in the front door and the water
line under the kitchen cabinet cut. Pritchard and Taylor advised
the water to the trailer was cut off at the meter but someone
had turned it back on and had cut the water line, leaving
the water pouring onto the floor. A monitor heater valued
at $2,000 also was taken.
* Kimberly R. Berry, 31, 1294 Bluefield Ave.,
reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that when she returned
home around 9 a.m., she found the door, door facing and lock
on her apartment had been damaged. Berry said she did not
believe anything had been taken from the residence.
* Michelle Primeau, 652 Jena Beth Drive, reported
Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that sometime during the
night, someone entered her car, which she had left locked,
and had taken a Pioneer CD player, a speaker box with two
10-inch speakers, 120 CDs, a Pioneer tape deck and a Pioneer
12-disc CD changer. Entry was gained by using a lock-jock
or similar tool, according to Ptl. Ramsey. The inside panel
of the driver's side door had been forced open, as was the
dashboard around where the stereo was mounted.
Theft of services
* JoAnn Allen, manager of The Hair Depot, 1729
Hwy. 19E, reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins that
a customer came into the store at 9 a.m. and had her hair
cut and colored, then told the manager she had forgotten her
checkbook and couldn't pay and would drive home and return
with the money. The customer left at 10:29 a.m. and called
the store at 11 a.m. to say that she had cut her hand and
had to go to the hospital to have it sewn up and would be
by later to pay. The manager left the store around noon to
go to the bank and spotted the customer at a pet store on
Johnson Avenue. When the manager returned to the store, she
called the customer again and spoke with her about her bill.
The customer told the manager and Ptl. Mullins that she didn't
have any money and couldn't pay for the services until Friday.
She also told the officer she had placed a call to her lawyer
about the incident. When asked her lawyer's name, she couldn't
remember. Officers advised the manager of procedures for filing
* Penny C. Coffey, 38, 123 Reeser Road, reported
Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley that her 14-year-old son
was not allowed to use the computer as punishment for bad
behavior. The boy turned it on and when his mother turned
it off, he grabbed her by the arms and pushed her around the
house. She said he shoved her outside and slammed the door,
then punched a hole in the door with his fist, picked up her
vacuum cleaner and threw it down the hallway. The juvenile
climbed out a window in the hallway before Ptl. Bradley arrived.
Coffey was advised to seek a petition to place the juvenile
in state custody for unruly behavior.