November 16, 2001

Arrests


   * Christopher T. Green, 20, 1715 Mary St., Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Sarah Ryan following a traffic stop on East Elk Avenue near the monument. A 17-year-old passenger in the vehicle was turned over to his parents after it was learned that he was a runaway. Green gave the officer permission to search the vehicle and K-9 Sgt. Kabor alerted on the front passenger seat, where a pipe with marijuana residue was found. Green was charged with possession of Schedule VI and possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * Heather N. Hall, 18, 1408 Spruce St., Johnson City, Amy Collingsworth, 22, 602 E. Oakland, Apt. 3, Johnson City, and Sarah Catherman, 18, 271 Hwy. 93, Fall Branch, were arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan following a traffic stop. The driver, Hall, was charged with DUI and driving on suspended license. Collingsworth, owner of the vehicle, was charged with DUI by consent. Catherman was charged with drinking under age, possession of Schedule IV, Possession of Schedule II, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * James Fair, 44, was arrested Wednesday at Carter County Sheriff's Department on a capias charging him with two counts of failure to appear.
   * Michael Cyphers, 39, 2275 Pumpkin Run Road, Puma, N.C., was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce on a warrant charging him with being a fugitive from justice.
   * Christopher R. Green, 2313 Wheeler St., Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation of two auto burglaries at Wal-Mart Supercenter, 3111 Browns Mill Road, on Oct. 12. Green was charged with two counts of auto burglary and theft under $500.
   * Jessica L. Pokrandt, 22, 512 Swadley Road, Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Matt Bailey after the officer was advised by Capt. Rusty Verran that a female at the defensive driving school had a warrant for her arrest. She was arrested on a capias charging her with failure to appear.
  
Accident

   * Angelina C. Pancheco, Sunflower Drive, Watauga, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Janice Mitchell that she parked her 1987 Dodge in the driveway of 2205 Sunflower Drive and proceeded up the stairs when she observed the vehicle, which had two minor children inside, rolling down a hill into the yard of 2207 Sunflower. Pancheco chased and attempted to stop the vehicle but was unable to do so. The right rear axle of the vehicle came to rest inside a mobile home rented by Barbara Reece. The home was unoccupied at the time of the accident. A citation was issued.
  
Burglary


   * Marchshell L. Phillips, 29, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan that someone took a JVC CD player and a 360-watt Optimus amplifier from her 1981 Ford Mustang which was parked in front of her residence.
   * CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland responded Wednesday to Ledford's Grocery on the Erwin Highway regarding a possible break-in in progress. The store owner and her daughter told the officer that they observed two white males breaking into the rear of the store. They said they followed the males into the store and saw then go out the front. The two juveniles were located on Price Road and were later identified by the store owner and her daughter.
  
Theft

   * Rebecca Mayse, 32, 297 Russell Hill Road, reported Wednesday to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Tonya Scott that she had been released from Sycamore Shoals Emergency Room around 6 p.m. and had a prescription for Xanax filled. Mayse said she then stopped at Dollar General Store on U.S. Hwy. 193 and when she returned to the vehicle, the prescription was missing.
   * Mark Greenwell, 26, Garrison Hollow Road, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Chris Pierce that he parked his vehicle at Butler Apartments on Highway 91 and that sometime between 2 and 6 a.m., someone scratched the passenger door of the vehicle and stole a bottle of Xanax tablets.
   * Charles Boyer of Bradley Auto Sales, 3969 Hwy. 19E, reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that someone stole all four tires and wheels from a 1991 Honda Civic parked at the lot.
  
Death


   * CCSD Sgt. Keith Range and Jeffrey Markland responded Wednesday to 1296 Gap Creek Road in reference to a welfare check. When officers arrived they spoke with Wanda Myers, 303 CD Williams Road, Telford, who told them that she had spoken with Angela Jean Conour, 36, on Monday and that Conour had stated that she was tired of living. Officers made several attempts to contact Conour, with no response. Deputies then entered the residence through a garage door leading in to the kitchen and found Conour on the living room floor, deceased. Several medications and a note indicating she had taken her life also were found, according to the report.
  
Vandalism

   * David Lynn Powell III, 25, 148 Jenny Lynn Drive, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Jeffrey Markland that someone apparently rolled his truck into his boat and both went over an embankment. The batteries were stolen out of the boat.