November 2, 2001
* Martha Vance Clawson, 50, 257 Hogum Hollow Road,
Roan Mountain, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department Deputy Bradley Johnson after the officer spotted
her walking in the roadway on Buck Mountain Road carrying
an alcoholic beverage. She was charged with public intoxication.
* Abel Cigarrora, 18, Heritage Trailer Park,
Johnson City, and Gabriel Manjares Jr., 21, 1110 Buffalo St.,
Apt. 6, Erwin, were arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Chris
Pierce following a traffic stop on Highway 359. Cigarrora
was charged with DUI, drinking under age and violation of
open container. Manjares was charged with public intoxication.
* Molly Kathleen Clawson, 29, 449 Bear Branch
Road, Roan Mountain, and Gregory Allen Oaks, 49, same address,
were arrested Thursday by CCSD investigator, Sgt. Patrick
Johnson, following a traffic stop on U.S. Hwy. 19E. Oaks was
charged with DUI and driving on suspended license. Clawson
was arrested following a warrants check which showed she was
wanted on a capias from General Sessions Court charging her
with failure to appear on theft under $500.
* Travis Lynn Brown, 22, 128 Joe Wilson Road,
was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce following
a traffic stop. Brown was asked to empty his pockets following
a search of the vehicle and was found to have a small bag
of what was believed to be marijuana in his jacket pocket.
He was charged with simple possession of marijuana.
* Jason Vines, 35, 153 Tower Road, Roan Mountain,
was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm following
a traffic stop. Vines was charged with third offense driving
on revoked license and driving an unregistered vehicle.
* Kenneth Trivette, 37, 116 Green Acres Drive,
was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Kenneth Cornett after
he and deputies Jeff Winters, Chuck Madgett and Woody Lyons
responded to a domestic disturbance at the residence. Officers
found Trivette out in the yard retrieving personal property
which had been thrown outside by his girlfriend, according
to the report. While speaking with Trivette, officers were
advised through 911 Emergency Communications Center that Trivette
was believed to have a weapon. When asked whether he had a
weapon, Trivette told officers he did not. Officers then received
consent to search his vehicle and found a pipe containing
residue and a large plastic bag containing what was believed
to be marijuana. Trivette was charged with possession of Schedule
VI and possession of drug paraphernalia.
* A 16-year-old male was issued a juvenile summons
Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland after the officer
was dispatched to Hunter Elementary School regarding a reckless
vehicle in the parking lot. Witnesses told the officer the
juvenile had been doing circles in the gravel in his vehicle.
Two vehicles received damage.
* Lesia Earlene Fender, 33, 916 E. Pine Ridge
Circle, and Sharon Ollis, 32, 1031 Pleasant Hill Drive, were
arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Joey
Proffitt and Ptl. Mike McIntosh after officers observed Fender
trying to pour gasoline into a vehicle which was sitting stationary
in the northbound lanes on Bemberg Road facing the wrong direction.
Ollis was found asleep in the back seat. Both were charged
with public intoxication.
* Anthony Carlton, 23, 705 McArthur St., was
arrested Wednesday by EPD Capt. Rusty Verran on outstanding
warrants taken out by Detectives Ed McGee and Matt Bowers
of EPD's Criminal Investigation Division charging Carlton
with two counts of theft over $500.
* John E. Buchanan, 24, 438 Riverview Road, Johnson
City, was arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau on charges of forgery and theft. The arrest was made
at a Johnson City motel after officers learned that Buchanan
had just passed a forged check at a local business. Further
investigation revealed that Buchanan was responsible for several
other forged checks recently passed in Johnson City. Buchanan
was charged with four counts of forgery over $500, three counts
of forgery under $500, four counts of theft over $500, three
counts of theft under $500 and identity theft.
Civil Service test
* The Carter County Civil Service Board will
be testing at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 15, in the Criminal Courtroom
at the Justice Center. A completed Carter County Sheriff's
Department application for employment is required in order
to take the test. Applications are available at the sheriff's
Note of thanks
* Carter County Sheriff's Department extends
its appreciation to Elizabethton businesses for their generosity
on Halloween night. Sonic, Subway, Dairy Queen, McDonald's,
Pizza Inn, Pal's, Taco Bell, Dominoes, Little Caesars, Papa
John's, Greg's Pizza, Pizza Plus, Hardees and Food City all
responded to the sheriff's department's last-minute request
for food donations for law enforcement personnel who were
out in force to ensure area children enjoyed a safe Halloween.