* Belinda Ann Bailey, 40, 871 Lollypop Lane,
Machesney, Ill., was arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department Deputy Laverne Julian following a traffic stop.
Bailey was charged with DUI.
* Curtis Allen Terry, 28, Airport Apartments,
Sara#1, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm after
he and Deputy Albert Nave responded to a call regarding an
unwanted guest who had vandalized an apartment. Scott Rogers,
same address, told officers that Terry had been staying with
him due to marital problems and that Terry's wife came to
the apartment, where an argument ensued. Terry allegedly became
violent and punched two panes of glass out of the front entrance
door, then fled the scene on foot. He was located in the woods
behind the apartment, lying down and covered with leaves and
grass. He was charged with vandalism, public intoxication,
and was served a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Jerry Lynn Ramsey, 44, 267 Dogwood Acres, Hampton,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson on a
capias charging him with failure to appear on a charge of
* Anthony Lee Grindstaff, 21, 1265 Bluefield
Ave., was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce on a
warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Harold R. Grindstaff, 76, 228 Ranger Drive,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range after the officer
responded to a motor vehicle accident on Highway 91 and Iodent
Way intersection. According to the report, a blue ford Ranger
driven by Grindstaff struck a large military vehicle belonging
to the 776 Maintenance National Guard Unit on Judge Don Lewis
Boulevard. According to the report, National Guard member
Theresa Taylor told the officer that she was stopped on Hwy.
91 to make a left turn when the Ranger hit her from behind
and proceeded southbound away from the scene. Grindstaff was
located at the intersection of Highway 91 and U.S. Highway
19E. The Ranger had extensive damage to the driver's side,
including a broken driver's window, damaged truck bed and
two flat tires on the driver's side. Grindstaff told the officer
he was not aware that he had been involved in an accident.
The officer detected an odor of alcohol about him and attempted
to administer field sobriety tasks, however, those could not
be given due to Grindstaff's physical condition. He was taken
into custody on suspicion of DUI and submitted to an Intoximeter
test at Carter County Jail, resulting in a blood alcohol content
of .04 percent.
* Gregory Battles, 37, 1301 Seminole Drive, Apt.
50, Johnson City, was arrested around 6 p.m. Saturday by officers
of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with one count of
aggravated robbery following investigation of a robbery at
Bojangles Restaurant, 1709 W. State of Franklin Road.
* Stephana Mobley, 36, 507 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson
City, and Robert McNeil, 24, 4727 U.S. 70 Mebane, N.C., were
arrested Saturday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau.
Mobley was charged with unlawful possession of a weapon and
possession of drug paraphernalia. McNeil was charged with
unlawful possession of a weapon, aggravated assault, reckless
driving, and driving on suspended license. The arrests are
the result of an investigation into an incident on West Chilhowie
* Reed Sexton, 32, 517 Pear Tree Lane, reported
Friday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that someone cut 12
tires on three different vehicles parked outside his residence.
* Six persons had their mailboxes vandalized
sometime between Friday evening and Saturday morning on Taylortown
Road, Warrior Lane, Rockhouse Road, Jim Buck Road, and VonCannon
Road, according to CCSD Lt. Mike Fraley.
* Carl Tipton of Happy Valley Christian Church,
194 Happy Valley Road, reported Sunday to CCSD Deputy Todd
Hamm that someone had vandalized the church. During this Sunday's
service, Tipton and other members of the church found that
a board had been broken off a bench near the back of the church
and a side window had been broken by what appeared to be a
BB pellet. While checking the side door near the rear of the
church, members found that a metal ring around the keyhole
had been twisted away from the knob and that the lock and
door jam had several pry marks. No entry was made.
* Melissa Gross, 31, 107 Carl Kelley Lane, Johnson
City, reported Friday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that
someone had broken the back and driver's side window of her
vehicle while it was parked outside her residence.
Hit and run
* Terry Lynn Cable, 40, 2686 Siam Road, reported
Friday to CCSD Deputy Todd Ham that he was turning left onto
U.S. Highway 19E from Siam Road when his vehicle was struck
in the front by an older model blue S-10 traveling northbound.
* David Lee Birchfield, 42, 213 Mountain View
Circle, Hampton, reported Friday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland
that someone entered his residence, apparently through an
unlocked door, and took eight long guns from a gun cabinet
and a bedroom.
* Eddie Sherrill Jones, 54, 59 Substation Road,
Elk Park, N.C., reported Sunday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland
that someone had taken his tractor which was parked on Phil
Arnett Road, Roan Mountain. The tractor later was recovered
less than a mile from where it was taken, on government land.
The ignition had been tampered with and the tractor had two
* Chris Vestal, 142 Chambers Hollow Road, reported
Saturday to CCSD Lt. Bobby Huffman that he had moved a side-by-side
Frigidaire refrigerator out onto the back porch while remodeling
the kitchen and came home to find that someone had taken it.
There were no tracks in the yard and no other evidence of
how it was removed.
* Matthew Ray Morley, 18, 125 Hyder St., Apt.
2, reported around 8:23 a.m. Monday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe
that someone entered his residence and took a duffle bag containing
assorted clothes, jacket and $140 cash. Morley said the subject
ran from the residence when his alarm clock went off.
* April Bardo, 30, 206 W. Fifth St., Watauga,
reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that someone entered
her 1988 Chevrolet Camaro and took a JVC cassette player and
assorted tapes. Bardo said her Subaru also was entered and
assorted tapes taken from it.
* Gary Moore, 57, of Smith Mobile Homes, 2625
Old Elizabethton Hwy., reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Eric
Buck that someone broke into a 1988 Ford van and removed an
orange 6-foot fiberglass ladder. The passenger side window
had been broken out and a crow bar was found lying on the
ground nearby. The perpetrator also broke into a 1994 Dodge
van by breaking out the back glass, however, nothing was taken.
A Pro 5000 G pressure washer was found missing from a barn
in the upper parking lot.
* CCSD Lt. Bobby Huffman responded Saturday to
the Butler Building of Airport Apartments regarding a fire.
According to the report, Marie Harmon was cooking when grease
on the stove ignited. The apartment suffered smoke damage.