* Robert Allen Blevins, 29, 145 Grandview Circle,
Watauga, was arrested Wednesday at Highway 400 and Riggs Road
intersection by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy
Jim Whaley. Blevins was charged with public intoxication.
* Christopher S. Heimann, 18, 129 Aviation Drive,
was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson after the
officer investigated a complaint of a subject stealing beer
from Hampton Roadrunner. According to a clerk, Heimann entered
the store, took a beer and put it in his pocket, then left.
The clerk followed him outside and made him return the beer.
Heimann was charged with drinking under age and theft under
* Phillip Lee Lyons, 40, 190 Lovers Lane, was
arrested Wednesday at Crossroads by CCSD Deputy Matt Lunceford
on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Roy L. Cox, 53, 163 Deloach Road, was issued
a summons Saturday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Brooke Mullins after the officer observed a vehicle traveling
east on Mill Street in an erratic manner. The officer initiated
a traffic stop, and upon asking for driver's license, registration,
and proof of insurance, noted that Cox exhibited delayed motor
skills. He was given several field sobriety tasks, which he
performed poorly, and was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital
for a blood alcohol test. Cox appeared to be in very poor
health and told officers that he had taken a pain shot at
his doctor's office. Due to Cox's health condition, he was
issued a summons for DUI in lieu of arrest.
* Amy M. Russell, 30, 2006 W. G St., was arrested
Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero following investigation
into theft of money and items from an apartment. Russell was
charged with burglary and theft under $500.
* Robert Todd Blackwell, 31, 2610 Plymouth Road,
#414, was arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau after officers investigated a report that a white male
with long brown hair had exposed himself on two separate occasions
to two female juveniles in the area of Maple and Division
streets. Blackwell was charged with indecent exposure and
driving on suspended license.
* A second juvenile was arrested Wednesday by
officers of Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation
into a Dec. 23 burglary at 2522 Browns Mill Court. The juvenile
was issued a citation to appear in juvenile court and was
released to his father on $10,000 appearance bond.
* CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson responded Wednesday
to Doe River Gorge where Gary Hopson, caretaker for the property,
advised that a vehicle, described as a red Neon with loud
mufflers, and a black pickup had been on the soccer fields
at the camp, "cutting donuts." Hopson advised that three white
males were observed in the Neon. CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan stopped
a vehicle matching the description. One of the occupants owned
a black Chevrolet pickup, which was parked at the residence
where the vehicle stopped. The truck had weeds and mud on
it. The suspects were all juveniles. The investigation is
* CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson was on patrol on
Teaberry Road in Roan Mountain when he came upon a 1983 Chevrolet
Blazer lying on its side in the middle of the road. The operator
of the vehicle was not at the scene and the vehicle was towed
to Freeman's Wrecker Service in Roan Mountain.
* Claudia Taylor, 34, 1005 Bluefield Ave., reported
Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that a bag of prescription
medication had been stolen from her vehicle while she was
visiting her mother at 301 S. Sycamore St. Two prescriptions
contained Loritab and one contained Valium.
* George Fisher, 41, of Elizabethton, reported
Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that a Dell laptop computer
had been taken from a cabinet in an office at Alcoa sometime
between Friday and Wednesday. Fisher said the computer was
in its proper place when he left the building Friday afternoon.
* EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey responded Wednesday to
the law office of Dugger and Cole, 615 E. Elk Ave., regarding
a suspicious package. According to the report, Kathryn Dugger
received a package through the U.S. Postal Service from a
subject whose family member she had represented in a life
insurance matter. Dugger advised she was concerned about the
contents of the package due to its weight and her past experience
with the subject who had sent it. She contacted Elizabethton
Police Department and EPD Capt. Mike Peters responded to the
location. Capt. Trent Harris of Johnson City Police Bureau
was contacted by Capt. Peters, and Harris activated the police
bureau's explosives unit. The explosives unit took X-rays
of the package, then proceeded to explode the box in place,
using a water-based projectile device. It was found that the
box contained paperwork pertaining to the Supreme Court. No
explosives were found.