October 5, 2001

Arrests

   * Jennifer Lynn Nidiffer, 28, 109 Ensor Nidiffer Road, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jim Whaley after the officer responded to a fight call at Davis Trailer Park. The officer conducted a warrants check and found an active capias for failure to appear on a DUI charge and a warrant charging her with violation of probation. Nidiffer was instructed to step out of the car she was in. Once outside, she attempted to get back in the vehicle and had to be pulled out. Nidiffer was handcuffed and placed in the back of the patrol car while the officer checked others at the scene. While inside the patrol car, Nidiffer slipped out of the handcuffs, opened the car door, ran across the roadway and fell about 10 feet down an embankment. She was apprehended once again and transported to Carter County Jail.
   * Dayton Leonard McNeal, 66, 777 Sugar Hollow Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Tabitha N. Gross, 29, 1252 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Capt. Clyde Croy following a traffic stop. Gross was charged with driving on revoked license.
   * Amy Sue Hatcher, 20, 1275 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry after she was dispatched to the pharmacy regarding a forged prescription. Hatcher, who was at the drive-thru, told the officer she was there to pick up her prescription. The pharmacy said they had contacted the doctor and he advised the prescription was forged. Hatcher was charged with driving on revoked license and forgery.
   * Eric W. Guy, 20, 525 Blue Springs Road, was issued a summons Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall charging him with driving on suspended license.

Forgery

   * Joey Wood, owner of J&W Market, 409 Johnson Ave., reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters that he received a forged check for $250 drawn on Sycamore Shoals Animal Hospital.
  

Theft

   * Mike Pritchard, 42, 1510 Stateline Road, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that someone had removed a 6-foot-tall Rubbermaid storage shed from his rental property while he was out of town.
   * Tommy Ray Isaacs, 59, owner of T&N Car Wash, 510 Railroad St., reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Joey Proffitt that someone had stolen a car brush from one of the bays.