February 17, 2002

Arrests

   * Julie Ann Kirk, 29, 102 Mason Lane, Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry following a traffic stop. Kirk was charged with second-offense DUI.
   * Victor T. Haynes Jr., 19, 507 E. Cottage Ave., was arrested Thursday by EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe following a traffic stop. Haynes was charged with driving on suspended license and transported to Carter County Jail. Upon arrival at the jail, Haynes also was served with outstanding arrest warrants charging him with assault and criminal trespass.
   * Dale Lee Greer, 29, 153 Charlie Carson Road, Jonesborough, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Robin Glen Clawson, 30, 1171 Buck Mountain Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm on a warrant charging him with failure to appear on second-offense driving on suspended.
   * Danny E. Holtsclaw, 42, 203 Buck Mountain Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Michael Carlock and charged with driving on revoked license and evading arrest.

Theft

   * Danny Minton, 37, 105 Lick Skillet Road, reported Thursday to CCSD that someone had stolen his Stihl Farm-Boss chainsaw from beside the roadway where he had been sawing up a walnut tree.

Vandalism

   * Jennifer Cable, 215 Short Coal Chute Road; Thomas Fair, 1623 Gap Creek Road; and Carl Watson, 141 Short Coal Chute Road, reported Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson that their mailboxes had been vandalized. Cable advised the officer that around 10 p.m. Wednesday she and her husband observed a small vehicle with a loud stereo and no lights drive by the residence and found the mailbox vandalized the next morning. The same complaint was filed by Fair. The vandalisms appear to be an ongoing problem, according to the report.
   * CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm responded Thursday to Dollar General Store in Hampton regarding the vandalism of a Coke machine. An employee of Coca-Cola Bottling Co., located in Boone, N.C., reported that someone had pried open the door to the machine and had taken an unknown amount of money, mostly dollar bills, from the changer. The door of the machine was damaged and pry marks were visible.

Child abuse

   * Crystal Godsey, 142 Spears Ave., reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that her father came to her mother's home uninvited and entered through the back door. He then asked why Godsey's 3-year-old son was crying and went back out the back door. Godsey said her father then came back into the residence via the front door and went into the bedroom where her son was and began striking him on the legs with a switch. Godsey said she told her father to stop, at which time her father told her the child has demons and you have to whip them out, according to the report. The officer observed red streaks on the child's legs.