* Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies
were called to the residence of Paul Pierce on Monday. Pierce
stated that persons unknown to him had thrown a pumpkin at
two mailboxes on his property.
* EPD officers reported that a van parked at
318 Cottage Avenue was vandalized Monday. According to the
report, the back window of the van had been shattered.
* CCSD Deputy Bob Hooke responded to a call at
220 Sunrise Drive on Monday. According to Hooke's report,
La Donnia Proffit reported that a 9mm handgun had been stolen
from her home.
* EPD Officer Charles Moreland was dispatched
to Winn-Dixie on Monday. Winn-Dixie employee Jonathan Dunlop
reported to Moreland that his bicycle had been stolen while
he was at work.
* EPD Captain Rusty Verran was called to 916
Pine Ridge Circle on Monday. Erlene Fender reported to Verran
that her car, a 1987 Buick Regal, had been stolen from the
parking lot of her apartment.
* Anthony L. Grindstaff, 21, Lynn Ridge Apartments
CD120, was arrested early Tuesday morning by EPD Captain Rusty
Verran on a charge of criminal impersonation. According to
the police report, Grindstaff is accused of passing checks
stolen from a resident of Ivy Hall Nursing Home.
* Defradrus Hale Jr., 22, 406 Lee St., #4, Johnson
City, died Oct. 22 from gunshot wounds sustained in an altercation
in the Cherry Street parking lot on Oct. 21, according to
the Johnson City Police Department. An autopsy has been ordered
and the investigation into the shooting is continuing. Anyone
witnessing the incident or having information concerning the
shooting is urged to contact the Criminal Investigation Division
423/434-6166 or Crimestoppers at 423/434-6158.