October 16, 2001

Arrests

   * John Edward Ramey, 46, 147 Long Leaf Pine Circle, Sanford, Fla., was arrested Saturday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry following a traffic stop. Ramey was charged with DUI and violation of implied consent.
   * Carlos (last name unknown), 124 Reeser Road, #54, Johnson City, was arrested Friday by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry after she and Sgt. Roger Crowe responded to the residence on a disturbance call. Officers spoke to a Hispanic male who advised that everyone would quieten down. Officers observed a male subject run to the living area and hide under a blanket. Another male subject was observed to have a bloody nose. All male subjects in the apartment appeared to be intoxicated and were advised to stay inside. As officers were leaving, the subject with the bloody nose, Carlos, came out the front door and stumbled into the parking lot, according to the report. Ptl. Mayberry and Sgt. Crowe caught the subject and attempted to place him under arrest for public intoxication, at which time he became combative. He was transported to the sheriff's department where he refused to exit the vehicle and was assisted by the officer. While attempting to remove the handcuffs, Carlos again became combative and had to be subdued. He additionally was charged with resisting arrest.
   * Angela K. Lowe, 25, 1302 Arney St., was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable following a traffic stop for improper registration. A records check revealed Lowe was wanted on outstanding warrants. She was arrested and transported to Carter County Jail where warrants were served, charging her with violation of probation, auto burglary, theft under $500 and assault.
   * Randy Frank Hatley Jr., 18, 358 Pleasant Hill Place, Bluff City, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry after he was observed fishtailing a vehicle in Ingles parking lot where pedestrians were present. The vehicle was stopped in the Elizabethton High School parking lot and the driver identified as Hatley. He was charged with reckless driving.
   * Thad J. Buckles, 18, 213 Holston Ave., and a 17-year-old male juvenile were arrested Sunday by EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe after the officer responded to a domestic call in which Buckles allegedly threatened to kill his mother. Patricia Ann Buckles, 52, same address, said she came home and found the house trashed by her son and the juvenile. She said she got into an argument with her son and told him to leave. As he exited the house, he picked up a chair and threw it at the door, damaging it, then stated to Mrs. Buckles, "I'll f...ing kill you.' He turned around and started for his mother but was stopped by another person at the scene. Thad Buckles and the juvenile then left the residence and later were located nearby. According to the report, the house was totally trashed, doors busted, and food thrown everywhere. Buckles was charged with felony vandalism under domestic violence. The juvenile was charged with felony vandalism and failure to obey a police officer. He was transported to Johnson City Juvenile Detention Center.
   * Stephanie Vance, 33, 13201 Shevman Tour Hwy., New Orleans, La., was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley and charged with public intoxication.
   * Richard Lynn Greenwell, 20, 614 Garrison Hollow Road, was arrested Sunday and charged with aggravated assault under domestic violence. Crystal Presnell, 20, same address, told Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Laverne Julian that she and her live-in boyfriend, Greenwell, had gotten into an argument Saturday because she didn't have supper ready. He then left and came home the next day, intoxicated. Another verbal argument ensued, after which she left, walking. Greenwell came out of the residence, got into his Grand Am and struck her in the right leg, knocking her down, according to the report. Law enforcement officers and Carter County Rescue Squad members were dispatched, however, Greenwell had left the scene. He was later arrested at a school in Siam.
   * Robert Bramlette, 21, 166 Burley Shoun Lane, Mountain City, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian on a warrant out of Greene County charging him with violation of probation.
   * Wendell Field Loving, 41, 353 Cripple Creek Loop, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range following a domestic dispute. Mrs. Loving had a busted and swollen bottom lip and a cut on her forehead between her eyes. Loving said she and her husband had gotten into an argument and at one point he began striking her about the face. Wendell Loving was observed to have a small cut on the right hand around the knuckle area. He was charged with assault under domestic violence.
   * Kevin Myron Lipford, 41, 216 Lovers Lane, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson on a warrant charging him with domestic assault and domestic vandalism.
   * Michael Saylor, 34, 1919 Lone Oak Road, Johnson City, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones after the officer responded to a domestic disturbance. According to the report, Melissa Saylor told the officer that her ex-husband came to the house uninvited and hit her in the head and neck area, threw her on the floor and kicked her. Mrs. Saylor was observed to have a red mark on the right side of her neck. Saylor said he did hit his ex-wife in the leg and grabbed her and pushed her away because she was trying to stop him from evicting a male guest from her house. Saylor was charged with assault under domestic violence.
   * Farrell Ray Perkins, 35, 1023 Little Elk Road, Elk Park, N.C., was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones after the officer responded to 177 Duck Branch Road regarding a prowler. When the officer turned onto Duck Branch Road, he observed a red pickup back from the driveway into a ditch and then back on the roadway. The pickup pulled to the side of the road and when the officer pulled up to the truck, it sped off. The officer turned on the vehicle and boloed the vehicle to Lt. S. Lewis, who was traveling on Cove Creek Road. Lt. Lewis said the vehicle passed him at a high rate of speed and he also turned on the vehicle, stopping it on Highway 143. Deputy Jones observed a 9-inch Bowie knife strapped to Perkins' leg. Perkins was asked what he had been doing at 177 Duck Branch Road. Perkins said he was hunting and was not at the residence. The officer detected an odor of alcohol coming from Perkins and asked him to perform some field sobriety tasks. Perkins told the officer he was harassing him because of Osama bin Laden. Perkins was unable to perform the tasks to the officer's satisfaction and was told that he was under arrest for DUI. Perkins said this was not fair because he was just hunting. The officer advised Perkins it was 1:30 a.m. A Mossberg .12-gauge shotgun with a loaded chamber was found on the front seat of Perkins' vehicle. Perkins was charged with going armed, possession of open container, possession of a firearm while intoxicated, violation of implied consent, fifth-offense DUI, third-offense driving on revoked license and violation of habitual motor offender.