September 14, 2001

Arrests

   * Timothy Q. Richards, 19, 124 Sneed Hill Road, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jim Whaley on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Anthony Guinn, 20, 118 Spears Ave., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Melissa Nichols on a warrant charging him with arson.
   * Mark W. Pruitt, 30, 265 Hopkins Road, Piney Flats, was arrested Thursday by officers of Sullivan County Sheriff's Office following investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division. On July 29, Joseph W. East, 38, 1236 Rice Cross Road, Piney Flats, reported the theft of a 2000 Kubota tractor from his residence, which was under construction. The tractor, valued at more than $10,000, was recovered in a wooded area behind a residence on Sharpes Hollow Road. Pruitt was charged with theft over $10,000.
   * Clarence David Gobble, 34, 1298 Bluefield Ave., was issued a summons Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Joey Proffitt charging him with theft under $500 after he allegedly took two children's toys without paying for them from Dollar General Store, 137 W. Elk Ave.

Robbery

   * Officers of Johnson City Police Bureau responded around 1:28 a.m. Thursday to the scene of an aggravated robbery at Holiday Beverage, 2506 N. Roan St. Employees reported that one white male entered the store and demanded money, then ran from the store with an undetermined amount of cash. The investigation is continuing. Persons with information are asked to contact the Johnson City Police Bureau's Criminal Investigation Division at 434-6166 or Crimestoppers, 434-6158.

Burglary

   * CCSD Deputy Kenneth Cornett responded Wednesday to Napa Auto Parts in Roan Mountain in reference to a drinking machine that had been broken into. Jack Johnson told the officer that sometime during the night someone used a key to open the drink machine and emptied the change box. The officer then checked other businesses and found several other machines that had been broken into, including a Pepsi machine at Roan Mountain Supermarket and a Pepsi machine at Cloudland Food Market.

Break-in

   * Gary Carden, 37, 214 W. H St., reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that someone broke out the driver's side window of his vehicle and removed a Sony CD player valued at $240. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $300. The vehicle was parked at Hal's Auto Sales, 1016 Bristol Hwy.
   * Christie Ann Brown, 26, 500 Trudy St., reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jason Shaw that someone had slashed all four tires on her vehicle while it was parked in the rear parking lot of 1300 Arney St.
   * Roy Rash, 42, 322-1/2 Race St., Lot 4, reported Wednesday to EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey that his residence was entered by someone breaking out the window and forcing open the door. Nothing appeared to be missing.
   * Daphne Anderson, 25, 322-1/2 Race St., Lot 6, reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that she was checking her residence due to a break-in at a nearby residence and found pry marks on her back door. The marks appeared to have been made with a screwdriver. Nothing was found to be missing at the time of the report.