December 10, 2001

Arrests

   * Joanne Michelle Clark, 129 Hidden Oaks Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies for failure to appear on violation of a worthless check charge.
   * Linda Nave, 201 Franklin Lane, Elizabethton, was arrested Saturday by the CCSD for assault under domestic violence.
   * Andrew Jackson Heaton, 124 Hillside Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by the CCSD on violation of probation.

Theft

   * The Carter County Sheriff's Department investigated the theft of two Sea Doo jet skis and a dual trailer taken from Lakeshore Marina sometime during the night of Dec. 7. Chad Allara, caretaker at Lakeshore Marina, reported one jet ski was yellow and black and the other one was white and black. They were owned by Truman Chaffin, 10-1/2 Persinger Drive, Williamston, W. Va., according to the police report.
   * On Dec. 7, Albert Harrison, 119 Rocky Top Drive, Watauga, reported the theft of 33 baseball bats with an estimated value of $10,000 in a burglary. The Carter County Sheriff's Department is investigating.
   * On Dec. 7, Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies investigated an attempted break-in at the residence of Wilma Guy, 135 Leroy Dugger Road, Butler.

Accidents

   * On Dec. 7, Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies were kept busy investigating five single-car accidents, with no apparent injuries. The accidents involved: Ernest D. Tolley, 347 Sims Hill Road, Elizabethton, whose car rolled at the intersection of Long Hollow Road and Gap Creek Road; Deana M. Graybeal, 197 Morey Hyder Road, Johnson City, whose car wrecked on Bob Little Road near Snead Hill; Nellie C. Kent, 110 Days End Road, Elizabethton, whose car wrecked on Riverbottom Road; Melissa Leigh Pierce, 229 Ryder Church Road, Bluff City, whose car wrecked on Piney Flats Road; and Allen J. Potter, 510 Maple St., Elizabethton, whose car wrecked on Swimming Pool Road.

Fire

   * On Dec. 7, Carter County Sheriff's Department deputies investigated a car fire, located at 233 Jim Elliott Road, Elizabethton. The fire is still under investigation.