* Charles Arthur Bowers, 33, 1272 Bluefield Ave.,
was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt.
Brian Fraley after he, Ptl. Jason McCall and Capt. Rusty Verran
were dispatched to Apt. B-2 regarding a fight in progress.
Bowers said two men in Apt. 115 had started a fight with him.
The officer found an aluminum baseball bat on the floor of
the breezeway. Bowers appeared to be intoxicated. The subjects
in Apt. 115 said Bowers had left after consuming alcohol with
them and an argument broke out. One of the subjects went to
Bowers' apartment in an attempt to calm him down and Bowers
came to the door with an aluminum baseball bat, the subjects
said. Bowers said two of the subjects attempted to fight him
while he was still in their apartment, so he left. When they
came to the door, he said he grabbed the ball bat to defend
himself and they argued in the breezeway. No punches were
thrown. Bowers was charged with public intoxication.
* Willie Joe Lohse, 42, 1272 Bluefield Ave.,
Apt. B2-113, was arrested Thursday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall
after the officer was dispatched to Lynnridge Apt. B-2 regarding
someone breaking out lights in the breezeway. A witness said
he heard a disturbance in the breezeway and saw Lohse with
a broom. All of the lights in the breezeway were out, including
the Exit lights. The witness said he asked Lohse what he was
doing and Lohse threatened him, then with the broom in his
hand, drew back as if to strike him. The witness returned
to his apartment and called 911. The witness went to the sheriff's
department where a warrant was issued for Lohse. He was arrested
and charged with aggravated assault and vandalism.
* Billy Joe Street, 62, Street's Trailer Park,
Hampton, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD on a warrant charging
him with vandalism. Street made several threats to officers,
according to the report.
* Larry W. Oliver, 46, 199 Davis Hollow, was
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy at the Bait Shop
in Hampton on a capias charging him with failure to serve
jail time and a capias for leaving the scene.
* Michael R. Vance, 21, 1156 Huffine Road, Johnson
City, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy at the
Carter County line and charged with vandalism.
* Danielle Madison, 26, 217 Sherry St., Gray,
was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
and charged with three counts of forgery. The arrest stems
from investigation into check forgery that occurred at local
businesses between Oct. 31 and Nov. 23, 2001.
* Cheryl Sneyd, 26, 1616 Scenic Drive, reported
Tuesday to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that sometime Tuesday while
her truck was parked at work at J&W Market, someone hit
it on the passenger side. Sneyd said it was dark when she
went home and she didn't notice the damage. She found the
damage on Wednesday.