* Adam Stewart Guess, 22, 737 Sugar Hollow Road,
Douglas Earl Densmore, 19, 2691 Bob Little Road, and Scott
C. Deloach, 20, 132 Jackson Ave., were arrested around 11:12
p.m. Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Matt
Bailey. A 17-year-old male was issued a juvenile summons after
the officer observed a truck pull out from Horseless Carriage
auto sales with the headlights off.
The officer got behind the vehicle, stopping
it on Jena Beth Drive. The driver, Guess, told the officer
he was having trouble with the truck. Two passengers, Densmore
and the juvenile, were observed lying on four tires and rims
in the bed of the truck.
Sgt. Bailey requested Ptl. Tonya Scott go to
Horseless Carriage to check whether any vehicles were missing
tires and rims. Ptl. Scott advised that a red Honda Civic
was missing all four tires and rims and that several lug nuts
were found lying beside the vehicle.
Sgt. Bailey, along with Ptl. Richard Haney, removed
all four subjects from the vehicle and took them into custody.
Upon searching the subjects, Ptl. Haney found what appeared
to be a marijuana pipe with residue in it, as well as four
lug nuts matching the ones found at the car lot, in Densmore's
left front pants pocket. A screwdriver was found in the front
pocket of the juvenile's pants.
Densmore was charged with theft over $500 and
possession of drug paraphernalia. Guess and Deloach both were
charged with theft over $500. The juvenile was issued a summons
charging him with theft over $500 and was released to his
* Brian B. Broyles, 21, 100 Honeysuckle Lane,
Chuckey, was arrested Thursday by officers of Johnson City
Police Bureau and charged with theft over $1,000 following
investigation into the misappropriation of money from a Johnson
City business where Broyles was employed.
* Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jim
Whaley and Reserve Deputy Jack Hoss will offer a concealed
carry class beginning at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 at
Watauga City Hall. There is a $50 fee for the eight-hour class.
Instructors are state-certified. Participants should bring
their handgun, 50 rounds of ammunition, hearing protection
and safety glasses. Money from the class goes to purchase
equipment. For more information contact Carter County Sheriff's
* Thomas Puckett, 114 First Ave., Hampton, reported
Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone had entered
his residence and removed a Legacy 1000 amplifier. There were
no signs of forced entry.
* Linda Bradley, 48, 607 Summitt Ave., reported
Thursday to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall that a truck belonging to
her neighbor, Charles Farr, 33, 606 Summitt Ave., struck her
front porch. Farr said that around lunchtime, the truck slipped
out of gear, crossed the road and struck Bradley's porch.
The truck punched a large hole in the concrete block foundation.
* CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson recovered a 1999
Mercury Thursday on White Oak Mountain taken from Keith Bowers
Auto, 830 Blue Springs Road. Prior to recovery, a hunter notified
the officer of the location of the vehicle, which had no tag
and was secured.
* A mental evaluation was ordered Friday for
Terry Dean Harrell, 49, 275 Cove Creek Road, who is charged
with the May 14 first-degree murder of 23-year-old Roger Lynn
Oaks Jr. Oaks was shot four to five times at close range with
a .45-caliber handgun in an apartment he had shared with his
estranged wife, Amanda, which was owned by Harrell. Harrell
was given a Jan. 15 court date in Carter County Criminal Court.