* Douglas Lee Nave, 51, Street's Trailer Park,
Hampton, was arrested Sunday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Laverne Julian after the officer observed the vehicle
he was driving make a wide turn onto Gap Creek Road from U.S.
Highway 19E. The officer got behind the vehicle and displayed
emergency equipment. The car accelerated and attempted to
flee, then made a hard right turn into the parking lot of
Harmony Baptist Church at a high rate of speed. The parking
lot was full of cars. The car came out the other side of the
lot and turned onto Rittertown Road. The driver then turned
right onto Tilson Avenue and came to a stop at which time
the driver immediately opened the driver's door and started
to exit the vehicle. He was told to get back into the vehicle.
The driver, identified as Nave, was asked why he tried to
run. He replied, "I thought you were going to write me a ticket
for my busted windshield," according to the report. A warrant
check showed Nave was wanted on a warrant out of Criminal
Court charging him with violation of probation for failure
to complete a two-year probation and failure to report for
jail time. Nave was charged with fleeing to avoid apprehension,
reckless endangerment and violation of probation.
* Betsy O. Stein, 44, 238 Piercetown Road, Butler,
was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Terry Blevins on a warrant
charging her with violation of probation.
* Timothy Lee Blackwell, 31, P.O. Box 9, Roan
Mountain, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Terry Blevins
on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Jeffery Dale Caudill, 32, 4164 W. F St., was
arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range following a traffic
stop. He was charged with DUI, driving on revoked license,
stop sign violation, and violation of implied consent. He
also was served a capias from General Sessions Court charging
him with failure to appear with fines and costs on third-offense
DUI, and a capias from Washington County charging him with
failure to appear.
* Billy Dean Bailey, 41, 163 Maple Tree Lane,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor after the
officer was dispatched to the residence regarding a stolen
vehicle. Mrs. Bailey told the officer that her husband had
taken her son's car without permission. The vehicle was observed
on Smalling Road, swerving from side to side. The driver,
identified as Bailey, was stopped at Highway 400. Bailey was
arrested on a warrant charging him with violation of probation,
fourth-offense DUI, third-offense driving on revoked license,
violation of habitual motor offender, and violation of implied
* Philip K. Sinclair, 63, 69 Dogwood Ave., Mountain
Home, was arrested Saturday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau after it was found he was wanted out of Springfield,
Ill., for violation of parole. Sinclair was charged with being
a fugitive from justice and was being held without bond.
* CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave was dispatched Saturday
to Dry Branch Road on Highway 91 regarding a trailer fire.
According to the report, Tracy Pritchard and her children
had left the residence about 15-20 minutes prior. The fire
was believed to have started in the kitchen area. The mobile
home was a total loss.