November 26. 2001


   * Anthony Mark Scales, 48, 104 Hite Drive, Bristol, Va., was arrested Sunday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jeffrey Markland following a traffic stop. Scales was charged with second-offense DUI.

Hit and run

   * Charlotte Cannon, 926 Highway 91 reported Nov. 20 to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that someone had damaged her daughter's mailbox along with several others, leaving them lying in the front yard. According to the report, it appeared that a vehicle had been traveling north on Highway 91 when it left the roadway, struck a row of mailboxes, and sideswiped a utility pole, then continued through two yards before returning to the road and leaving the scene.

Attempted burglary

   * Valerie Teaster, 41, 2740 Siam Road, reported Nov. 21 to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that someone broke into her residence and ransacked it about a week prior. On Nov. 21, Teaster said someone had tried to break into the residence again by removing the handle from the screen door and cutting the top of the screen.


   * Teresa Owens of Cindy's Crafts, 2532 Old Elizabethton Highway, reported Nov. 20 to CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson that when she arrived at work she found the Coke machine at the front of the business open and the change box missing along with an undetermined amount of money. The machine was not damaged and it appeared that a key was used to open it.
   * Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Charles Moreland was dispatched Nov. 20 to Happy Valley High School's baseball field regarding two Coke machines which had been entered. The locks had been torched and melted. The Cokes and money were missing.


   * Sabrina Michelle Smith, 39, 1294 Bluefield Ave., reported Nov. 20 to EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters that someone had stolen a white box containing methadone from her residence. Nothing else appeared to be missing.
   * Rona Mae Marsh, 72, 103 Mill Pond Road, reported Nov. 20 to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that her 1999 Chevrolet Cavalier was stolen from her driveway. Marsh said her ignition key was missing but she could not remember whether it had been left in the vehicle.

Indecent exposure

   * EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe was dispatched Nov. 20 to the laundromat in the Bemberg Shopping Center on West Elk Avenue regarding an indecent exposure call. The victim told the officer that a white male who appeared to be in his 30s, about 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighing around 175 pounds with reddish-brown hair, beard, mustache and glasses, came up to her while she was in the laundromat and made lewd remarks, then exposed himself. The victim said he then left, heading in the direction of Wal-Mart. The area was searched but the suspect was not found.