* William Gross, 42, 407 Wilbur Dam Road, was
arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy
Jeff Markland after the officer was dispatched to Wilbur Dam
Road regarding a male subject trespassing. Gross was charged
with public intoxication and violation of probation.
* Montie Chambers, 53, 212 Third St., and William
Gaither Bennett, 45, 803 Swadley Road, Johnson City, were
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland after he and
Deputy Sarah Ryan were dispatched to Old Johnson City Highway
to a call regarding two male subjects in a vehicle that had
knocked on the doors of several residences in the Central
Community. Chambers and Bennett were located and both charged
with public intoxication.
* Teni Renee Turner, 33, 154 Ollie Collins Road,
was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Mike Commons on a warrant
charging her with violation of probation.
* Larry Edward Brewer, 33, 17 Chuckey Point,
Chuckey, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Mike Commons
on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Jessica Coggins, 24, 2701 S. Roan St., Johnson
City, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Lt. Bob Hooks and charged
with violation of probation.
* Ernest J. Heaton, Crooke Street, Hampton, was
arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Tonya Scott following a traffic stop. He was charged with
driving on suspended license, speeding and failure to provide
proof of insurance.
* James C. Harkleroad, 101 Bowman Road, Johnson
City, was issued a summons Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Carl Burrough
for driving on suspended license.
* Michael Lamoure, 40, 385 Deer Lick Road, Piney
Flats, was arrested Monday by officers of Bluff City Police
Department and charged with theft over $60,000 from his former
employer, Lady & Son Equipment, 409 Hillcrest Drive, Bluff
City. Police Chief Ken Potter said he met with the owner of
the business in September 2001, who told him he suspected
someone was taking money from the company. Potter said it
appeared to be a substantial amount and requested the assistance
of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Potter said Lamoure
is charged with theft of $67,222.34 between July 2000 and
August 2001. Lamoure was booked into Sullivan County Jail
and released on bond.
* Officers of Johnson City Police Bureau charged
two males and a female Wednesday with passing worthless checks.
Arrested were: Laura Street, 20, 405 Harmony Circle, Gray;
Chad Fields, 23, 1484 Milligan Highway, Johnson City; and
Andrew J. Miller, 25, 200 Green Hollow Road, Butler. The arrests
stem from investigation into six worthless checks being passed
at Rite-Aid in the University Plaza, 1735 W. State of Franklin
Road, Johnson City. All three were charged with six counts
of worthless checks.
* Charles E. Banner, 35, 29 Damon Vance Lane,
Newland, N.C., was arrested by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau on charges of forgery over $10,000 and theft over $10,000.
The arrest stems from investigation into a stolen check from
Spruce Pine, N.C., being forged and passed in Johnson City
to purchase a 1995 Ford F-250 truck on Jan. 18.
* Chad Higgins, 20, 802 Meadowview Lane, Erwin,
and Timothy Rice, 19, 1801 Zane Whitson Road, Erwin, were
arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
in connection with the armed robbery of Roadrunner Market,
832 N. State of Franklin Road, on Sunday. Rice was charged
with aggravated robbery and Higgins was charged with accessory
to aggravated robbery.
* A juvenile student at Indian Trail Middle School
was charged Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
with carrying a weapon on school property after the student
was observed to be in possession of a knife. He was issued
a citation and released to his parent.
* Sheri Wadel, 34, 521 Brookwood Drive, Bristol,
was arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau and charged with robbery. The arrest stems from investigation
into a strong-arm robbery which occurred Monday in the parking
lot of Kroger on South Roan Street.
* Robert Coleman, 632 Cripple Creek Road, reported
Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that someone removed from
his 1978 Ford pickup a Stihl 360 masonry saw with 12-inch
diamond-tip blade, a Porter Cable 7-1/4 inch saw with diamond-tip
blade, two 7-1/4 inch diamond-tip saw blades, a Makita 3/8-drive
battery-powered drill, a Makita battery-powered staple gun,
a 1/2-inch drive electric drill, a 25-foot Craftsman tape
measure, and key. They also removed a Sylvania VCR from a
* Allison Ward, 273 Toll Branch Road, reported
Tuesday to the CCSD that someone stole from her residence
a four-wheeler, a set of four aluminum six-lug wheels for
a Toyota 4X4 pickup with 23X1150 Cooper tires on them. The
four-wheeler is described as a 2002 Suzuki Model Lt-80K, yellow
with blue stripes.
* 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.