* Alejandro Oviedo, 31, 302 S. Sycamore St.,
was arrested Sunday by EPD Officer Jason McCall on charges
of DUI, violation of open container law, driving on a revoked
license, and violation of implied consent. According to the
police report, Oviedo has three prior DUI charges against
him, and three prior charges of driving on a revoked license.
* Emma Lou Keeling, 35, 918C Pine Ridge Circle,
was arrested Saturday on a domestic disturbance charge by
the EPD. According to the police report, Keeling clawed her
husband's face when he came to pick up their child for visitation.
* Tammy R. Bennet, 38, 431 W. G St., was arrested
Sunday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley on a service warrant. Bennet
was also charged with possession of Schedule VI and possession
of paraphernalia. According to the police report, officers
found 4.5 grams of marijuana and a set of hemostats caked
with residue in plain view on a coffee table in the living
room of her apartment.
* Faye L. Whitson, 46, 778 E. First St., Crossville,
was arrested Sunday by EPD Capt. Rusty Verran on charges of
DUI and possession of Schedule VI narcotics.
* Lawrence E. Wasik, 48, 507 Field Road, was
arrested Sunday by EPD Officer Mike McIntosh on a domestic
disturbance charge. According to the police report, Wasik
assaulted his wife by hitting her in the face. Wasik allegedly
told police that he and his wife had been involved in a scuffle.
* CCSD Deputy Chad Grindstaff responded to a
vandalism call Sunday around midnight at 126 Humphreys Lane.
According to the report, Grindstaff observed nacho cheese
poured on the front porch, lawnmower, vehicles, and inside
the mailbox. Popcorn and powdered cheese were also found on
the front porch. Toilet paper and drinking straws were scattered
on the lawn.
According to the report, all items used in the
incident appeared to come from a theater. An investigation
will be made into the incident.
* Herbert Earnest Vance, 88, 485 Rodgers Ridge
Road, Newland, N.C., was killed Oct. 21 when his vehicle rolled
backwards over him after he parked in a private driveway at
284 Spice Hollow Road, Johnson City, to retrieve a newspaper.
Washington County Sheriff Fred Phillips said
Vance retrieved the newspaper and was walking back across
the roadway when the accident happened. The incident is still
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home, Newland, N.C.,
is in charge of funeral arrangements.