* William Henry Langley, 45, 6934 Hwy. 19E, Roan
Mountain, was arrested Tuesday by Tennessee Highway Patrol
Special Agent Dan Bowman following investigation by the Criminal
Investigation Divisions of THP and Carter County Sheriff's
Department into the reported theft of a 1999 4-wheel drive
Dodge truck. The vehicle was reported stolen by Langley in
Florida and supported by statements of several family members.
However, the truck later was found at Langley's residence
in Roan Mountain. A salvaged Dodge truck of the same body
style and paint scheme also was discovered. Agents found evidence
indicating the salvage truck was used to hide the identity
of the reportedly stolen truck. While on Langley's property
agents also recovered a tandem 16-foot Predator trailer with
all identifying numbers removed, as well as two mowers identified
as stolen from Florida. Value of the recovered items was estimated
at $21,000. Langley, a deliveryman for CLW Delivery Co. in
Gray, was charged with theft over $10,000.
* Jody Paul Blevins, 26, 164 Josiah Trail Road,
was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a warrant
charging him with violation of probation.
* A 14-year-old juvenile was issued a summons
Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson after the officer responded
to a complaint of an unruly juvenile at 638 Long Hollow Road.
The boy's mother told the officer that they had been arguing
because her son refused to go to school and had left the residence
after she told him not to. When he returned an argument ensued
during which the mother was pushed over a coffee table, breaking
the table. The juvenile told officers he did not believe he
should have to follow his mother's rules. He was charged with
disorderly conduct and assault under domestic violence.
* Tamma R. Ford, 37, 628 Long Hollow Road, was
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. Lee Birchfield on an attachment
* David Aaron Taylor, 23, 102 Edgewater Road,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a warrant
charging him with violation of probation.
* Conley J. Burchfield, 33, 401 Pine Hill Road,
was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
following a one-vehicle accident in the 1700 block of East
Main Street. According to the report, a silver Pontiac driven
by Burchfield had struck a power pole. Washington County Emergency
Medical Services transported the driver and a passenger to
Johnson City Medical Center for treatment. Following Burchfield's
release, he was taken to Washington County Detention Center
and charged with fourth-offense DUI and second-offense driving
on revoked license.
* Wendy D. Oliver, 22, 1491 Southside Road, was
issued a citation Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department
Ptl. Michael Merritt following a traffic stop. Oliver was
charged with speeding, driving on suspended license and violation
of financial responsibility.
* A 17-year-old juvenile was issued a summons
Tuesday by EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero after the officer responded
to Wal-Mart regarding a shoplifter. According to loss prevention
personnel, the female concealed three necklaces and proceeded
past the registers without paying.
* Two juveniles were issued summons Tuesday by
EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero after the officer responded to a shoplifting
call at Wal-Mart. The 14- and 15-year-old females allegedly
concealed some items and proceeded past the registers.
* Johnny S. Patterson, 53, 154 Arwood Hill Road,
Hampton, was issued a citation Tuesday by EPD Ptl. Michael
Merritt following a traffic stop. Patterson was cited for
violation of financial responsibility law.
* Mario R. Espinoza, 27, 128 S. Broadway, was
arrested Wednesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
following investigation into an auto burglary and theft from
Moeller Auto Care on South Broadway. Espinoza was charged
with auto burglary and theft over $1,000. He is being held
in Washington County Detention Center on unrelated charges.
* Kristopher Travis Bradley, 22, 1222 Glynridge
Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by officers of
Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation into the
theft and subsequent forging of five checks from Feb. 7-16
at KMart. Bradley was charged with one count of theft under
$500 and five counts of forgery.
* Billy E. Carter, 37, and Robert Holcomb, 36,
113 Maple Court, Gray, were arrested Wednesday by officers
of Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation into
the burglary and attempted theft of an ATM machine from White's
Fresh Foods, 5034 Bobby Hicks Hwy., and theft of a vehicle
from Sweeney's Auto Sales, 320 W. Main St., which was used
in the burglary at White's. Carter and Holcomb each were charged
with burglary and theft over $1,000.
* Sullivan County Sheriff's Office will be conducting
a sobriety checkpoint on Beaver Creek Road in Bluff City from
9 p.m. till 1 a.m. today.
* CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson responded Tuesday
to the home of Gary Fortner, 36, 9131 Hwy. 19E, Roan Mountain,
regarding a vandalism complaint. According to the report,
Fortner led the officer through portions of the residence
and outside storage building where vandalism had taken place.
Entry to the residence was gained by forcing a side entrance
door to the garage and removing the lock from outside the
storage building. Known taken at the time of the report were
an assortment of tools valued at more than $5,000.
* Tonya Harold, 22, 433 Garland Branch Road,
Watauga, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland that
someone had used her debit card in the amount of $543 without