* James Harr, 30, 638 Walnut Hill Road, Bristol;
Patricia Lynn Paterson, 35, 251 Reynolds Road, Watauga; and
Roger Dale Bolin, 43, same address, were arrested Sunday by
Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Patrick Johnson after
the officer located a vehicle which had slid from the roadway
at the intersection of Garland Branch and Piney Flats roads.
Upon speaking to the six occupants, the officer noted that
the adults had been drinking and appeared intoxicated. Harr,
driver of the vehicle, was charged with fourth-offense DUI,
habitual motor offender, and child endangerment. Paterson
was charged with public intoxication and child neglect due
to her 7-year-old child being inside the vehicle. Bolin was
charged with public intoxication. A female juvenile passenger
was found to be a runaway from Kingsport and also was arrested.
* Nathaniel Leland Clark, 42, 8611 Idlewild Road,
Charlotte, N.C., was issued a summons Monday by Elizabethton
Police Department Ptl. Brooke Mullins following a traffic
stop. Clark appeared intoxicated and was administered several
field sobriety tasks, which he performed poorly. He then made
several threats to harm himself and was transported to Sycamore
Shoals Hospital for evaluation. He later was transported to
Woodridge and was issued a summons for DUI.
* David Kelly Tanner, 20, 2114 Dave Buck Road,
Johnson City, was arrested Feb. 22 by EPD Sgt. Kenneth Hardin
after Elizabethton High School Principal Edwin Alexander reported
that one of his students witnessed a male in the school parking
lot sitting in a black Saturn exposing himself and performing
a sexual act. Following investigation, Tanner was charged
with indecent exposure.
* Robert Lee Hilton, 49, 103 Countryshire Court,
Kingsport, was arrested Feb. 21 by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry
after the officer responded to Taco Bell in reference to a
physical altercation. Hilton was charged with public intoxication
and assault under domestic violence. During transport to Carter
County Jail, Hilton pointed his right index finger at the
officer and in a threatening tone, according to the report,
told the officer he could not wait to see her when he got
* Oretha Terron Releford, 30, 302 Louis St.,
Kingsport was arrested Saturday by officers of Sullivan County
Sheriff's Office and charged with attempted second-degree
murder following a stabbing incident on Friday. According
to Detective Tommy Arnold, Tracy Gibson, 184 Coralwood Drive,
reported that she and her boyfriend, Rashad Simpson, 22, 909
Maple St., Kingsport, were in bed when she was awakened around
4:30 a.m. with the bedroom door being opened and the light
turned on. She said she looked up and her ex-boyfriend, Releford,
was walking toward her side of the bed, cursing her. He then
began to have words with Simpson and lunged across the bed
at him. Simpson suffered multiple stab wounds and was admitted
to Holston Valley Hospital.
* Dale Laughters of Joe's Auto Sales, 204 W.
Elk Ave., reported Monday to EPD Ptl. Joey Proffitt that sometime
over the weekend someone removed four chrome hubcaps from
a 1994 Plymouth Sundance.
* Gary Slagle, 19, 340 Lovers Lane, reported
Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins that someone had broken
out the driver's window of his vehicle while it was parked
in the lot behind Mayflower Restaurant and had taken his CD
player, two speakers and a black light.
* Theresa Lynn Flynn, 44, 1182 Old State Route
34, Jonesborough, reported Monday to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall
that she parked her 1996 Hyundai Excel at United Oil Station,
West Elk Ave., on Dec. 26. The next day, she assisted her
husband, Michael Flynn, in escaping from a Northeast Correctional
Center work detail in Stoney Creek. The couple went to Florida
in another vehicle Mrs. Flynn purchased with cash and were
apprehended Feb. 1 in Volusia County. She was returned to
Carter County Jail and bonded out Feb. 15. When she returned
to United Oil to retrieve her vehicle it was missing.
* Connie J. Head, 48, 511 McCloud Drive, reported
Monday to CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan that her 2000 Suzuki Grande
Vitara was taken from her residence. The vehicle was described
as a white four-door, 4-wheel drive, with handicap tag, dark
tinted windows, the word "Redneck" on the front windshield,
and raised yellow letter tires.
* Herbert R. Greer, 2205-2 Greenbriar Circle,
Johnson City, reported Monday to CCSD Chief Deputy James Parrish
that his outbuilding at 124 Shenandoah Drive had been entered
and several tools taken, including a Craftsman bench grinder,
vise, drill grinder, stapler, 2-1/4 ton floor jack, and nail
* Charlotte Campbell, 142 John Taylor Road, reported
Monday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that while her son was in
the hospital, someone removed several items from his residence
at 277 Coal Chute Road. Missing were a transmission from a
1982 Ford Mustang, a radiator from a 1979 Ford pickup, and
several items from a storage trailer, including a pair of
skis, ski boots, mini-bike and Odyssey player.
* Elizabeth Anne Carviere, 21, 2101 Forsyth Drive,
Apt. 7, reported Feb. 22 to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that someone
had entered her vehicle during the night and removed her Pioneer
AM/FM/CD player. The vehicle was unlocked at the time of theft.
* Earl Grindstaff, 158 E. Elk Ave., reported
Feb. 22 to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that someone had removed a
bumper, part of a grill and parking lights from a 1990 Toyota
pickup sometime during the night.
* Patrick Barber, 120 Reeser Road, Johnson City,
reported Saturday to EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey that he and his
girlfriend left the residence around 8 a.m. and when they
returned around 1:45 p.m., she noticed the door appeared to
have been pried open. Barber said that upon checking the residence,
they noticed several pieces of jewelry missing from a jewelry
box located atop a bedroom dresser and two pistols missing
from the dresser drawers.
* Amy L. Brooks, 19, 214 Watauga Ave., reported
Feb. 20 to EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable that someone broke into her
vehicle and removed the stereo from the dash. Entry was made
by breaking the driver's side window. Also missing were 20
Nintendo game cartridges.
* Chaquita Oakes, 41, 201A South Hills Drive,
reported Feb. 20 to EPD Ptl. Jason Shaw that someone broke
into her 1992 Mitsubishi and stole a Pioneer CD player from
* James H. Matheson, 728 Powder Branch Road,
reported Monday to EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh that sometime over
the weekend someone vandalized a street lamp located on his
property. According to the report, it appeared that the lamp
had been struck with a baseball bat.
* Shantia I. Lyle, 24, 1619 Milligan Hwy., Apt.
3, Johnson City, reported Monday to EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero
that she was on her couch when she heard a popping sound and
noticed wood chips on her floor. She then saw a bullet hole
in the drawer of her entertainment center and found a bullet
hole in the wall coming from the apartment next door. She
then noticed a bullet lying in the middle of her floor. Ptl.
Sproviero spoke with Flint O. Chandler, 33, Apt. 4, who told
the officer that he contacted a friend to show him how to
load/unload a gun left in his possession. While attempting
to decock the hammer, Chandler let go of the hammer and the
.22 Ruger accidentally discharged.