January 25, 2002

Arrests

   * Rebecca Estep Sammons, 28, 111 Earl Ave., was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Shannon Peters following a traffic stop. Sammons was charged with driving on revoked license. Upon inventory of the vehicle, the officer found 12 syringes. Sammons additionally was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * Jamey L. Walter, 28, 1184 Milligan Hwy. #24, was arrested Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh on a capias out of Washington County charging him with failure to appear.
   * Amber Layne Markland, 22, 20100 Moore Road, Greeneville, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Lt. Forrest Sharpe and charged with violation of probation and failure to appear to serve jail time.

Burglary

   * Frances Greene Mitchell, 60, 209 Dollan Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach that friends called her in Charlotte and told her they had stopped by to check on her house and found it had been broken into. Deputy Deloach investigated and found the front door of the house had been broken in, power to the house had been turned off, and phone lines had been pulled from the wall. Several items were taken from inside, including a television, VCR, satellite receiver, videos, cassettes, tools, telescope, microwave, silverware and coffee pot. A utility room and side garage also were entered with a radio, stapler, and air compressor removed.
   * Sandra Scalf, 46, 140 Spring Drive, Johnson City, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that someone had broken into her 1990 Honda Civic and had stolen two speakers and an amplifier. The driver's side window had been broken and the driver's side rear door had been pried. A Sony CD player also was stolen from her 1997 Neon.

Vandalism

   * Penny Sorrell, 104 Terrace St., reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Janice Mitchell that sometime in the last three days, someone had broken out the rear downstairs window to the bathroom of her home. Glass from the window was located outside the residence. It did not appear that entry had been made.

Vehicle recovered

   * Darrell Carpenter, 48, 200 Price Road, reported Monday to CCSD Deputy Michael Carlock that a vehicle which appeared to have been stolen and parts removed was observed on Little Stoney Creek Road. Deputy Carlock found the vehicle backed into a clearing and verified that the vehicle was reported stolen from Johnson City. The 1986 black Chevrolet Blazer was towed and held for Johnson City Police Department investigators.

Clarification

   * Sheila Rochelle Greer, Highway 91, is not the same Sheila Greer arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department on charges of second-offense DUI, failure to provide financial responsibility and violation of implied consent.