September 9, 2001

Arrests

ÊÊ * Tommy Nathan Burrow, 42, 110 Burrow Lane, Watauga, was arrested Thursday by Constable Bobby Canter on two capiases from General Sessions Court charging him with failure to appear.
   * Terry J. Campbell, 28, 167 Jackson Ave., was arrested Thursday by agents of the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force and Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies on a Criminal Court indictment charging him with two counts sale of Schedule IV.
   * Florence S. Hartley, 31, 1457 Charity Hill Road, was arrested Thursday by agents of the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force on warrants charging her with two counts sale of Schedule IV.
   * Curtis Allen Terry, 28, 552 Long Hollow Road, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce on a capias charging him with failure to appear.
   * Gary Lee Main, 38, 811 Cretsinger Road, Shady Valley, and Gerald Keith McQueen, 54, Orchard Road, Shady Valley, were arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range after the officer was dispatched to Bessie Roark Trailer Park in Hampton regarding two suspicious males. Both men were charged with public intoxication.
   * Jody Moore, 33, 115 Dawn Drive, was issued a criminal summons Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Detective Greg Workman charging him with theft of property over $1,000 after a check from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Tennessee in the amount of $1,978 and made out to another person was cashed at Northeast Community Credit Union.
   * Nohra Ibis Garcia, 37, 927B Pine Ridge Circle, was arrested Thursday by EPD Ptl. Michael Merritt following a traffic stop. Garcia was charged with driving on suspended license and speeding.
   * Jessica Randolph, 20, 249 Woods Lane, Bluff City, was arrested Thursday by Bluff City Police Sgt. Jamie Dunbar after the officer responded to a theft call at Family Dollar Store, 5674 Hwy. 11E, Piney Flats. Police Chief Ken Potter said Randolph admitted during an interview to taking about $200 in merchandise from the store. The property was recovered from the trunk of an automobile. Randolph was charged with theft under $500.
   * Kevin Neal, 30, 403 Bill West Road, Limestone, was arrested Thursday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they responded to Kroger Pharmacy, 1805 W. State of Franklin Road, regarding an altered prescription. Neal was charged with possession of a forged prescription.
   * Harlan L. Wells Jr., 32, 1507 Holston Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after investigation into the theft and forgery of three checks at different AmSouth Bank locations in Johnson City. Wells was charged with three counts of forgery and four counts of misdemeanor theft.
   * Officers of Johnson City Police Bureau conducted an undercover prostitution operation Thursday in the 200 block of West Fairview Avenue. Arrested were Betty J. Tipton, 30, 180 Stage Road, Jonesborough, and Derby Butz, 43, 207 W. Fairview Ave., Johnson City. Tipton was charged with prostitution and possession of drug paraphernalia. Butz was charged with prostitution.
   * Randall Eugene Seaton, 39, 410 Haney Hill Road, Greeneville, was arrested Friday by officers from Johnson City Police Bureau in cooperation with Greeneville, Tenn. Police Department. The arrest stems from investigation into a truck that was taken from Tri-Cities Nissan, 3602 Bristol Hwy., Johnson City, by Seaton without paying for it. Seaton was charged with one count of theft over $10,000 and booked into Washington County Detention Center under $15,000 bond.
  

Police award

   * Bluff City Police Department received the 2000 Award of Excellence at the Tennessee Based Crime Reporting Conference held this month in Gatlinburg. The department was audited in 2000 and received a flawless audit report, according to Police Chief Ken Potter. "To receive this award is a great honor and reflects the excellent work the officers are performing for the citizens," Potter said. "It's an honor and a privilege for me to serve the citizens of Bluff City."