August 29, 2001

Arrests


   * Robert Allen Byrd, 28, 3667 Eagles Road, MacClesfield, N.C., was arrested Monday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Janice Mitchell on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Ronald Jay Bardo, 39, 331 Milligan View Road #13, Johnson City, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck on a warrant charging him with violation of probation and a capias charging him with failure to appear on violation of an order of protection.
  
Protective custody

   * Terry A. Potter, 37, Broad Street Bridge, was taken into protective custody Monday by Elizabethton Police Department Capt. Rusty Verran after the officer was dispatched to Raceway on Broad Street regarding an emotionally upset individual wanting help. Potter told the officer that he wanted to seek treatment for his addiction to alcohol and that he had been residing under the Broad Street Bridge and couldn't continue living that lifestyle. Potter said that on the previous night he had thought about hanging himself by a sheet under the bridge. He was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital for evaluation and later committed to Woodridge.
  
Marijuana found

   * EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh was dispatched Monday to Whisper Creek Apartments regarding marijuana plants which had been found. Clarence Carroll, 37, 106 Reeser Road, Johnson City, owner of the apartments, told the officer that a couple who owed him back rent had been served an eviction notice. Carroll escorted the officer inside the residence, where the couple were still in the process of moving, and pointed out four marijuana plants sitting on the kitchen counter next to the sink. The plants were confiscated and charges are pending.

Theft

   * Gary W. Barnett, 32, 322-1/2 Race St., reported Monday to EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins that a set of Mustang blade directional wheels were stolen from his porch during the night.
   * Sonny Mottern, 279 Huckleberry Road, Bluff City, reported Monday to CCSD Deputy C.J. Whaley that someone entered Brick Christian Church on Watauga Road and removed three clocks from the church. Other items were piled up near the rear door but were not taken.