February 15, 2002

Arrests

   * Danny E. Holtsclaw, 42, 203 Buck Mountain Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Michael Carlock after the officer was advised that Holtsclaw was driving on revoked license. Deputy Carlock observed the vehicle traveling west on Church Street toward Cloudland Drive, where it failed to stop at the intersection. The officer motioned the driver to stop, however, Holtsclaw pulled forward and was advised by the officer to stop. Holtsclaw then backed his car down Bridge Street into a church parking lot. The officer activated his emergency lights and the driver pulled his vehicle around the officer's and headed west on Bridge Street where he was met by Constable Leonard Johnson. Holtsclaw then backed his vehicle back down the street toward Deputy Carlock's and into the church parking lot, turned back onto Bridge Street and headed south on Highway 19E with Deputy Carlock in pursuit. Holtsclaw traveled south on 19E, turned onto Buck Creek Road and stopped in front of a residence where he exited the vehicle and fled. Sgt. Patrick Johnson and Deputy Carlock caught up with Holtsclaw and placed him in custody. He was charged with driving on revoked license and evading arrest.
   * Richard Zorawski Jr., 22, 113 Rainbolt Lane, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Terry Blevins on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Joseph Richard Whitehead, 33, 2451 Hwy. 91, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Terry Blevins on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Charles Bowers, 32, 194 Roy Bowers Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a capias charging him with failure to pay fines and costs.
   * Terry Don Markland, 40, 2109 David Miller Road, Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones following a traffic stop at the intersection of U.S. Highway 19E and Broad Street. Markland was arrested on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.

  
Theft

   * A 17-year-old Jonesborough man reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian that he went to visit a friend at 105 Teagor Road, Johnson City, and stayed until around 2:30 a.m. When he returned to his vehicle he found that a 1,000-watt Memphis amplifier and about 170 compact discs had been taken.
   * Walter McKinney, 58, 452 Shell Creek Road, reported Wednesday to CCSD that around Christmas his wife had placed some money in a fireproof lock-box inside the residence. His wife later found the box broken open and the contents missing.
   * Susan Buck, 435 Laurels Road, Johnson City, reported Wednesday to CCSD that she returned home around 6 p.m. and found the house had been burglarized. It appeared forced entry was made and the thieves knew where to go and what they wanted, according to the report. Missing were a coin collection and jewelry box containing 15 necklaces, 10 sets of earrings, 10 rings and six bracelets.
   * Geraldine Landingham, 60, 201B South Hills Drive, reported Wednesday to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jesus Pena that a key chain containing a variety of keys was missing from her home.
  

Breach of contract

   * William Daniels, 270 Keenburg Road, reported Wednesday to CCSD Sgt. Lee Birchfield that on Jan. 29 he contracted with a man at 258 Rocky Branch Road to repair his mother's vehicle, giving him a check for $250 for supplies. Daniels said he was unable to get his money back and it appeared the garage had been vacated. Daniels removed his mother's vehicle from the location.

  
Vandalism

   * Ronald Kyles, 53, 713 Quail Hollow Drive, reported Wednesday to EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland that someone came by his residence and had egged his 1999 Mazda Protege and had broken the right side mirror and flattened the right front tire.
   * EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley responded Wednesday to Rainbow Realty, 517 Broad St., where several windows on the south side of the building appeared to have been damaged by a BB-gun. The front door window also had been cracked.