* A Kingsport man was found dead around 2 a.m.
Monday after Kingsport Police Department officers responded
to a shooting at 1656 Newbern Road. The victim, Wallace Ray
Williams, 35, of the residence, sustained a gunshot wound
to the chest and one to the side from a .44-caliber black
powder revolver. He was transported to Holston Valley Hospital
where he was pronounced dead. Witnesses said the victim entered
the room of Tony Alan Phipps, 40, also of the residence, and
was shot. According to Detective David Joe Cole, the two had
had a disagreement earlier over money Phipps owed the victim.
Phipps was charged with second-degree murder.
* Brent Granvel Cloer, 47, of Hudson, N.C., was
killed around 10:43 p.m. Saturday on State Route 321. According
to Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Dexter Lunceford, Cloer
was traveling south on 321 when the 2000 Harley-Davidson motorcycle
he was riding ran off the roadway near Elk Mills General Store.
The driver lost control of the motorcycle and it overturned.
Alcohol was involved, according to Lunceford.
* Eight Hispanic males were arrested around 12:45
a.m. Monday after Carter County Sheriff's Department Lt. Mike
Fraley and Deputies Laverne Julian, Brad Johnson, Albert Nave
and Wayne Pritchard responded to 273 Reynolds Road regarding
a disturbance. Upon arrival, the officers observed loud music
coming from a car stereo. All eight subjects were outside
and very intoxicated, according to the report. Arrested were:
Marcos Ibanez, 24, 121 Tranbarger Drive, Church Hill; Mercado
Sandoval, 31, 315 Reynolds Road; Guadalupe Gaitan, 42, Johnson
City; Guadalupe Torres Cibran, 25, Elizabethton; Junior Gonzales,
26, no address listed; Martin Gonzalez, 315 Reynolds Road;
Maximino Becerra, 22, Telford; and Jose Cibrian, 23, 2105
N. Greenwood Drive, Johnson City. All eight were charged with
* Kenneth Markland, 26, 260 Crabtree Road, Roan
Mountain, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson
on a warrant charging him with vandalism over $500.
* James Turbyfield, 27, 170 Dark Hollow Road,
Roan Mountain, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm
after the officer went to the residence regarding a child
custody dispute. Prior to arrival, the officer learned that
Turbyfield had an active warrant for violation of probation.
When the officer arrived at the residence, a light inside
the trailer went out, according to the report, however, the
officer could not get anyone to answer the door. Deputy Brad
Johnson was called to assist and entry was made. Turbyfield
was found in a back bedroom lying on the floor and was charged
with violation of probation. The child in question was not
at the residence and reportedly had gone to stay with a relative.
* Tamala Evette Hart, 31, 192 Lonesome Dove Lane,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Mike Fraley after officers
were dispatched at 11:59 p.m. Friday to the residence regarding
a disturbance in which several juveniles were drinking. Lt.
Fraley was met at the door by a juvenile who had a strong
odor of alcohol on her person, according to the report. The
girl told officers she and her 10-year-old brother, her 12-year-old
sister, and a 15-year-old friend were the only persons present.
The juvenile who opened the door appeared to be the only one
drinking and admitted to consuming a 12-ounce beer. Lt. Fraley,
Deputy Todd Ham and Deputy Sarah Ryan attempted to contact
a parent/guardian and learned that the children's mother was
at Nashville Sound in Johnson City. After officers had been
at the residence about an hour, Hart returned home very intoxicated,
according to the report. She was charged with public intoxication
and three counts of child neglect. The children were placed
with other family members for safekeeping.
* Shawn Michael Dugger, 18, 707 E. Elk Ave., was
arrested Saturday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer
Mayberry after the officer observed Dugger come into Covered
Bridge Park and stand at the benches. On Sept. 7, EPD was
informed through General Sessions Court that Dugger was not
allowed to be within 100 feet of the park. He was taken into
custody for criminal trespassing and also was charged with
possession of drug paraphernalia after what was believed to
be a marijuana pipe was found in his pocket.
* Lisa Darlene Young, 36, 458 Possum Hollow Road,
Gray, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey and charged
with public intoxication.
* Timothy L. Rose, 36, Kingsport, and Ventris
E. "Ben" Browning, 35, Cumberland, Ky., were being held Monday
in Washington County Detention Center after they were observed
Sunday leaving the scene of a residential burglary at 109
Sourwood Drive in Gray, according to Washington County Sheriff
Fred Phillips. Witnesses followed the suspects into Kingsport
where Kingsport Police Department officers apprehended them
after a brief chase.
* Washington County deputies responded around
10:30 p.m. Sunday to an armed robbery at Subway, 5049 Bobby
Hicks Hwy., Gray. According to Washington County Sheriff Fred
Phillips, a white male subject entered the store, displayed
a weapon and demanded cash. He then fled the scene in a small
dark-colored vehicle. An undetermined amount of cash was taken.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Washington
County Sheriff's Department at 461-1414. The investigation
* Elizabethton Fire Department responded to the
Carter County Recycling Plant in Cherokee Industrial Park
around 4:40 a.m. Saturday after EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins, who
was on patrol in the area, observed flames and smoke coming
from a long row of compacted boxes in the cul-de-sac. The
officer did not see anyone in the area and became concerned
when flames began leaping toward power lines. Firemen were
dispatched and extinguished the blaze.