November 30, 2001

Arrests

ÊÊÊÊÊÊ  * Mary Ann Heaton, 46, 118 Forest Drive, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Penny Cornett on a capias charging her with failure to appear on a charge of stalking.
   * Kenneth Lynn Brummitt, 19, 147 Spring Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck on charges of criminal impersonation, underage consumption and violation of probation.
   * Christie Lee Vaughn, 31, 454 McQueen St., Butler, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Kenneth Cornett on a warrant charging her with violation of probation.
   * Leon Ray Guy, 18, 111 Stillwater Circle, was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Brian Fraley after the officer located a vehicle on the property of the Bemberg Plant on Cherokee Drive. Guy was arrested on a capias charging him with failure to appear on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
   * Donald Gene Pruett Jr., 23, 1240 Bluefield Ave. Apt. J-8, and Daniel Gary Morris Jr., 19, 605 W. E St., Apt. 3B, were arrested Sunday by EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh after officers investigated the burglary of an auto belonging to Robert Alan Calhoun, 605 W. E St., Apt. 2A. Calhoun reported to EPD Capt. Rusty Verran that someone had entered his 1988 Oldsmobile Cutlass while it was parked in the rear parking lot of Countryman Apartments and removed an AM/FM CD player and two pairs of speakers. Pruett was charged with violation of probation and Morris was charged with burglary and theft of property.
   * Kenneth Ray Heaton, 25, 1072 Hwy. 321, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range following a traffic stop. Heaton was charged with driving on revoked license, third-offense DUI, violation of implied consent, violation of open container, and leaving the scene of an accident.
  

Theft

ÊÊÊÊÊÊ  * Brad Cary, 153 Joy Drive, Johnson City, reported Wednesday to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that sometime during the night someone broke out the passenger side window of his Ford F150 and took a Clarion AM/FM CD player and assorted CDs. Also, a 1993 Beretta belonging to Amanda Childers, same address, was broken into and an AM/FM CD player and about 20 CDs were missing.
   * Charles Pierce, 36, 2121 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Penny Cornett that his 2002 Ford F150 was broken into while parked at his residence. The passenger window was broken out and his Blaupunkt CD player was removed. Two other vehicles at the same location also were entered, including a 1991 Nissan Coupe owned by Eric West and a 1986 Chevrolet pickup belonging to Forrest Lowe. A Clarion CD player with two 4-inch door speakers were taken from West's vehicle, damaging the dash. The passenger window of Lowe's vehicle also was broken and a Sony CD player, Kenwood amp, speakers and CD case with approximately 240 CDs were taken. The incident is believed to have occurred between 2 and 5 a.m.
   * David Biliter, 41, 121 Gordon Church Road, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Rebecka Bowers that someone entered his 1999 Chevrolet Silverado which was unlocked and parked at the side of his residence. Biliter said he checked the vehicle when he returned home around 11:30 p.m. and found several items missing, including a Motorola digital wireless telephone, a Compaq notebook computer, Soho cables and surge protector, and a laptop computer bag. Biliter had just purchased the items in October.
   * Ricky Bulla, 45, 125 Smalling Road, Hampton, reported Wednesday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that several items were removed from a 1990 Mazda pickup belonging to Elono Peterson, same address, while it was parked on Wade Bulla Hollow in Watauga. Missing were an orange 3-ton floor jack, green tool box with assorted tools, inside door latches, gearshift knob and rubber boot, tailgate with liner, two rims and tires, three beauty rings, three rim caps, clutch, pressure plate, and throw-out bearings. The rear glass and seal, transmission, and front windshield and seal were broken.
   * Roy Vance, 602 Heaton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, reported Nov. 23 to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone had stolen several items from his vehicle while it was parked beside Cloudland Shell. Entry was gained by springing the lock on the back sliding window. Missing were a Marlin .30-30 rifle, Sony compact disc player, two 8-inch speakers, and a bag containing miscellaneous hunting supplies.
   * A 17-year-old Hampton woman reported Nov. 22 to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that she parked her vehicle at Hampton First Baptist Church around 7 p.m. Nov. 21 and returned to the vehicle around 2 a.m. Nov. 22 and it was fine. However, she went back to retrieve the vehicle shortly before 9 a.m. and it was missing. There was glass in the place where it had been parked. The juvenile told the officer there had been an extra key in the glove compartment of the vehicle. The vehicle was found burned Saturday on Panhandle Road at Holston Mountain.
   * Kenneth A. Brummitt, 32, 110 Hillside Drive, Johnson City, reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that someone entered his home while he was at work and removed four cartons of cigarettes, a 241-piece Craftsman tool set, and a gray and black three-tray Craftsman toolbox. According to the report, the door had been pried by a large screwdriver. Brummitt had purchased the tool set two days before it was stolen.
   * Marilyn Oliver, 35, 162 River Road, reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that she had been out of town and when she arrived home, she noticed some items missing, including a 19-inch GE TV/VCR combination, another 19-inch television and another VCR, a gray Gameboy with game and a CD headset.
   * Debra Wilson, 44, 154 Hugh Wilson Road, reported Monday to CCSD that someone took her push mower which was outside rental property on Highway 91.
   * Eryk Hardwick, 35, of Naples, Fla., reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that he had been renting out a house at 5936 Hwy. 19E to a couple and had told them they would have to leave because they owed him $1,700 in back rent. When he went to check on the residence Monday, he found the house secure but empty. Taken were a sump pump, wood stove, washing machine, kitchen stove, refrigerator, monitor heater and all components including oil tank and lines, and all fuses from the fuse box. Also, a 15-by-15 piece of carpet was cut out of the living room.
   * Molly Woodruff, 52, 576 Hampton Creek Road, Roan Mountain, reported Saturday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that sometime between Friday and Saturday, someone removed the door from an outbuilding on her property and took blown glass Christmas bowls, antique Christmas lights, and assorted Christmas decorations.
   * Bill Marley, 1151 Blue Springs Road, reported Nov. 23 to CCSD Lt. Harvey Guess that someone removed two yellow gold necklaces and two yellow gold rings with diamonds along with four doses of methadone from his mobile home.
   * Annieve Kerstiens, 29, 2208 E. Unaka Ave., reported Nov. 21 to CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian that her 13-year-old son had inherited a residence at 264 Weaver Hollow Road from his grandmother. When she went to the residence Nov. 21, she found that it had been broken into. It appeared that the front door had been pried open. Large items were taken from each room of the home, including a microwave, kerosene heater, two tables, an under-the-counter coffee pot and radio, a china hutch, two end tables, coffee table, two televisions, what-not shelf, VCR, movies, jewelry, clothes, bed and antique dolls.
  

Fire

* CCSD Sgt. Keith Range responded Sunday to 129 Asher Court in Colonial Acres regarding a brush fire. Several acres of woodland were on fire and Hampton/Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Department and the state forestry service responded to the blaze. According to the report, Leland Dauksch had been burning brush earlier in the day and thought he had it extinguished, however, it reignited and spread due to high wind conditions.