September 6, 2001

Arrests

   * Bertha McClellan, 73, and Daniel McClellan, 30, both of 508 Trudy St., were arrested Tuesday at their residence by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason Shaw on a capias charging them with failure to appear in General Sessions Court. The two were transported to the courtroom by Ptl. Shaw and Capt. Tom Bowers, where they were found in contempt of court and sentenced to seven days in jail each.
   * Stephen Michael Kelly, 46, 324 Highland Ave., Johnson City, and Julie Elaine Turbyfield, 41, same address, were arrested Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall and Capt. Rusty Verran following a traffic stop. Kelly was charged with DUI, violation of implied consent, and violation of open container. Turbyfield was charged with public intoxication.
   * Jeremiah Josiah Miller, 22, 602 Oak Grove Road, Gray, was arrested Saturday by EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey following a traffic stop. Miller was charged with DUI, violation of implied consent, possession of Schedule VI, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving on suspended license.
   * Jeremiah Jason Bowden, 21, 602 Jordan Road, was issued a citation Saturday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley for violation of registration following a traffic stop. Bowden also was issued a criminal summons charging him with going armed after the officer observed a set of brass knuckles hanging from the gearshift located between the driver's and passenger's seat.
   * Nathan B. Webb, 25, 239 Jim Town Road, Jonesborough, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor on an attachment out of Chancery Court.
   * Cecil Paul Rollins, 50, 305 E. Oakland Ave., was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they responded to the residence to investigate a domestic assault during which Rollins allegedly assaulted his wife with a baseball bat. The victim was taken to Johnson City Medical Center by ambulance and was treated for a possible fracture to her arm.
   * Andrew Jackson Adkins, 15, 500 Pardee St., and Timmy Lee Metcalf, 19, 130 Jarrett Buckley Road, Johnson City, were arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they were found by the manager of Hayworth Tire, 4100 Bristol Hwy., attempting to enter a vehicle on the lot. Both were charged with attempted auto burglary.
   * Randall D. Griffith, 44, 1450 4th Ave., #16, San Diego, Calif., was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation into the theft of $1,349 in merchandise from Blockbuster Video, 2111 N. Roan St.
  
Suspect sought


   * Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies are searching for an Elizabethton man who eluded officers Monday after they responded to a domestic dispute at 1457 Charity Hill Road. CCSD Deputy Penny Cornett responded to the call and while en route, was notified that the suspect had left the residence, fleeing in an older model Ford Ranger. The officer passed the vehicle on the way to the scene and turned on it on Charity Hill Road, however, the driver refused to stop. The suspect, Jody Charles Guy, 31, 1457 Charity Hill Road, turned onto Siam Road, failed to stop at a stop sign, then traveled about 4 miles before purposely driving his truck off a 75-foot embankment, according to the report. Guy's truck struck two parked vehicles belonging to Samuel Carrico, 111 Perkins Road. A 1977 Ford F150 sustained damage to the hood and a 1995 Ford Ranger sustained damaged to the passenger side. When Deputy Cornett arrived at the scene, Guy could not be found. He is wanted on warrants charging him with evading arrest, driving on suspended license, leaving the scene of an accident with property damage, and failure to stop for a stop sign.
  
Break-in


   * Tim Ross, pastor of Hopwood Christian Church, 109 Hopwood Lane, Milligan College, reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that someone had attempted to break in to the church by prying open a basement door. Ross said that on a previous date, someone also attempted to pry open a furnace room door and on other occasions had taken a $200 vacuum cleaner, a $100 VCR, and a $150 stereo. On Aug. 20, another $200 vacuum cleaner was taken from the church.
   * Steven Bowers, 1331 Milligan Hwy., reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that when he went to his business at 8 a.m., he found that someone had attempted to pry open the front door and window.
  
Harassment


   * Crystal L. Perry, 25, of Sycamore Shoals Hospital, 1501 W. Elk Ave., reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that she had received a lewd telephone call in the Emergency Room from a male subject around 10:35 a.m. Perry said she did not know who the subject was, but said she previously had reported one other incident and that while she was off duty over the weekend, the subject had called the emergency room several times asking for her.
  
Vandalism


   * Donna L. Dugger, 216 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor that someone had punctured all four tires on her vehicle while it was parked in her driveway.
  
Shooting


   * A Roan Mountain man who was shot in the arm Tuesday with a .25 caliber bullet refused to identify the shooter, telling CCSD deputies that he knew who shot him and that was all that mattered, according to the report. Joel Brown, 48, 239 Perkins Hollow Road, had visible injuries to his left forearm near the wrist, where the bullet entered. CCSD Deputy Eric Buck, Shannon Deloach and Detective George Skeans investigated. No charges were placed.