* Russell Glen Shell, 43, 221 Sugar Hollow Road,
and Daniel Luke Shell, 20, 449 Bear Branch Road, were arrested
Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Shannon
Deloach after the officer was dispatched to a fight call at
107 Garrison Road. Three male subjects reportedly came to
the residence and started a fight, then backed into a ditch
as they were leaving. When the officer arrived, Daniel Shell
was in the driver's seat, Russell Shell was pushing on the
driver's side of the car and a third male was pushing on the
rear. When the officer stopped, Daniel Shell got out of the
car and ran behind it and the unknown male ran toward the
complainant's house. Russell Shell stayed in the car. Deputy
Deloach yelled for the two to stop, but they kept running.
The officer detected an odor of alcohol on Russell Shell and
advised him he was under arrest for public intoxication. As
the officer started to cuff him, he turned around and punched
Deputy Deloach in the chest. The officer grabbed his arm and
put him on the hood of the vehicle where Shell continued to
try to hit the officer and to pull away, according to the
report. He finally was cuffed and put into the cruiser. The
officer then heard Daniel Shell in the woods and, following
a foot pursuit, caught him and brought him back to the car.
Daniel Shell ran into the side of the officer's vehicle and
broke the rearview window off the passenger side door. He
was arrested and charged with DUI, evading arrest, violation
of implied consent, destruction of county property, violation
of probation and was served a capias for failure to appear.
Russell Shell was charged with public intoxication, assault
and resisting arrest.
* John Elliott Hicks, 35, 146 Page Ave., Johnson
City, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy and charged
* Bobby Fred Lane, 41, 160 Old Unicoi Road, Erwin,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy and charged with
* Mindy L. Westgate, 21, 102 E. H St., was arrested
Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Shannon Peters
after the officer conducted a traffic stop. Westgate was charged
with speeding after she was observed traveling 70 mph in a
50 mph zone and driving on suspended license.
* Michael Woodby, 28, 1455 Mill Pond Road, Hampton,
was arrested Tuesday by EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins after the
officer was dispatched to a collision at Broad Street and
Lynn Avenue. Woodby told the officer that he was stopped in
traffic on Broad Street when his foot slipped off the clutch
and the car jerked forward and hit the vehicle in front of
his. Woodby gave the officer his license, which was cracked
and had the first name partially missing. Woodby was charged
with following too closely, possession of a damaged license,
driving on suspended license and violation of registration.
* Phillip L. Carpenter, 18, 103 Hatfield Road,
was arrested Monday by EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland and charged
with theft over $1,000.
* Richard Scott Stiltner, 31, 765 Summit Drive
Lot #26, Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by officers of
Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with two counts of
forgery and two counts of criminal simulation following investigation
into two counterfeit and forged checks made to look like a
payroll check. The checks were written on the account of Dockery
King Inc., 3546 W. Market St., and passed at Roadrunner Market,
832 N. State of Franklin Road between June 30 and July 2.
* Two Knox County people have been arrested in
Washington County and each charged with one count of first-degree
murder, according to Washington County Sheriff Fred Phillips.
Washington County deputies, agents of the 1st Judicial District
Drug Task Force, Johnson City Bureau of Police officers and
Knox County deputies arrested Fred Allen Owens, 55, and Melinda
Yvonne Reilly, 31, both of 2302 Goff Road, Knoxville. They
were arrested at Heritage Trailer Park, 2701 S. Roan St.,
#187, and charged with the murder of Gene Fleenor, 63, 7432
Furness Way, Knoxville. Fleenor died as a result of being
beaten and then strangled to death. Both suspects were being
held in Knox County Detention Center on $250,000 bond.
* Angela Dawn Mullins, 30, 820 Lamont St., #4,
Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson
City Police Bureau and charged with three counts of forgery
and one count of theft under $500 following investigation
into three checks forged July 29-31 at Kroger, 1805 W. State
of Franklin Road. She was booked into Johnson City Jail and
released on bond.
* An Elizabethton man was charged Tuesday by
CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm with two counts of assault under domestic
violence and two counts of reckless endangerment after he
allegedly pushed his girlfriend and her 4-year-old daughter
from her car on Blue Springs Road. Deputy Hamm responded around
1 p.m. to a possible domestic on Blue Springs Road. Kristi
Bishop, 26, 113 Possum Hollow Road, told the officer that
she and her boyfriend were traveling on Blue Springs Road
in her 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier and her boyfriend was yelling
at her and poking her in the side of the face with his finger.
His behavior frightened Bishop's 4-year-old daughter who was
sitting in the back seat. The child climbed into the front
seat and into her mother's lap. Bishop said she stopped the
vehicle and told her boyfriend that he was scaring her daughter
and would have to get out of the car if he continued. The
man then reached across Bishop, opened the driver's side door
and pushed her and her daughter out of the car and into the
oncoming lane of traffic. He then tried to get Bishop to get
back into the vehicle but she refused and ran to Weaver's
Store for help. The man then fled the scene in her vehicle.
Bishop had abrasions on her arms and a cut on her right foot.
Her daughter was uninjured.
* EPD Capt. Clyde Croy and Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry
responded Wednesday to a fire call at 608 Locust St., Lot
#27. When the officers arrived the residents were outside
the mobile home, which had smoke throughout and smoke coming
out the front door. The officers entered and observed the
top of the stove, the wall behind the stove, the stove hood,
and ceiling were on fire. Capt. Croy used Ptl. Mayberry's
fire extinguisher and knocked the fire down. The fire department
arrived and finished putting it out. Terri Phipps, 39, told
the officer she was making french fries when some grease spilled
and caught fire. She tried to extinguish the blaze and burned
her right thumb and arms. Phipps sustained third-degree burns
on her right hand. Millard Edward Phipps Jr., 43, also was
slightly injured while trying to extinguish the fire and singed
the hair on his chest and arms, according to the report.