* Jonathan Edward Huskins, 19, 317 Bear Branch
Road, and James Phillip Winters, 36, 154 Morgan Branch Road,
both of Roan Mountain, were arrested Sunday by Carter County
Sheriff's Department Deputy Kenny Cornett following a traffic
stop. According to the report, the officer attempted to pass
a blue Buick traveling south on U.S. Highway 19E when the
driver accelerated, as though to keep the officer from passing.
When the driver, Huskins, saw the officer's cruiser, he hit
the brakes and the car did a nose dive. The officer pulled
in behind Huskins' vehicle as it pulled into a driveway. Huskins
was charged with driving without a license. Winters, who had
a strong odor of alcohol about him, admitted to having consumed
12 beers and was charged with public intoxication.
* Joshua Dean Clawson, 18, 35 Clawson Hollow,
Elk Park, N.C., was arrested Friday by CCSD Sgt. Wendell Treadway
and extradited to Tennessee from Caldwell County Jail in Lenoir,
N.C. Clawson was charged with fleeing to avoid apprehension,
two counts of felony reckless endangerment, felony evading
arrest, no driver's license, driving an unregistered vehicle
and violation of financial responsibility law.
* Robert James Johnson, 30, 247 Bear Branch Road,
Roan Mountain, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson
and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and public
* Tim Lane Shell, 42, 216 Willow St., Roan Mountain,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe on a warrant charging
him with assault under domestic violence. He also was served
an outstanding order of protection.
* Norman Lynn Parlier, 20, 837 S. Elm St., Erwin,
was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputies Eric Buck and Jim Whaley
and charged with violation of probation and failure to serve
jail time on violation of probation.
* Chadwick Lee Rambo, 22, 214 Richardson Hollow
Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy following
a traffic stop. According to the report, Rambo refused to
yield to the officer's cruiser as he was running emergency
traffic on a two-lane section of Highway 91. When the road
widened into four lanes, the officer pulled beside the vehicle
and motioned the driver over, while another officer responded
to the emergency call. Rambo said he didn't pull over because
his license was revoked and he was afraid to stop. He was
charged with second-offense driving on revoked license, failure
to yield to emergency vehicle and violation of registration.
* Bryan Alan Boyd, 45, 92-1/2 Southwest Ave.,
Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy
after the officer responded to 325 One Boot Hill Road regarding
a fight call. Boyd was charged with assault.
* William Jacob Miller, 28, 127 Fiddlehead Lane,
Hampton, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson after
the officer discovered a vehicle which had ran off the roadway
in the Ripshin Community. Fresh tracks indicated the vehicle
had hit the ditch and then backed out, dragging debris onto
the road. The officer continued on patrol and located the
vehicle parked in the roadway at Maj. Nelson Cemetery Road,
where the driver, Miller, was changing a front tire. He appeared
intoxicated and was charged with DUI. He later submitted to
an Intoximeter test, resulting in a blood alcohol content
of .22 percent, or more than twice the legal limit for intoxication.
* Joshua Dean Meadows, 18, 1226 Bristol Hwy.,
Apt. #1, was arrested Sunday by Elizabethton Police Department
Capt. Rusty Verran on an attachment pro corpus (failure to
pay probation fees).
* David Mack Whaley, 35, 149 Little Stoney Road,
was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall following a
traffic stop on Bluefield Avenue. Whaley was charged with
speeding and second-offense driving on revoked license.
* David Ray Mitchell, 21, 134 Arwood Hill Road,
Hampton, was arrested Friday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall after
the officer responded to an assault call at 1271 Bluefield
Ave., Lynnwood Apt. A-5. Mitchell was charged with two counts
of assault and burglary after he allegedly broke into the
home of his ex-wife and assaulted her and a friend.
* Jeremy Lynn Killen, 21, 807 Maple St., was
arrested Friday by EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters following an automobile
accident on Beech Street. According to the report, Killen
was charged with driving on revoked license. Jennifer Beth
Rosenbaum, 20, same address, was issued a summons for making
a false report after repeatedly claiming to officers that
she was the one driving the vehicle at the time of accident.
Her claim was disputed by three witnesses at the scene.
* Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer
Mayberry responded around 6:45 a.m. Saturday to Blimpie, 2404
W. Elk Ave., after being advised that a vehicle had pulled
away from the pumps with the hose still in it. As the driver
began to drive away, the gas pump was pulled from the concrete,
causing a small amount of gas to spill on the pavement. The
fire department was called to the scene, the pump uprighted,
and the spill cleaned up.
* EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley responded Saturday to
Burgie Drug Store, 1000 W. G St., regarding a burglar alarm.
Capt. Rusty Verran, Ptl. Joey Proffitt and Ptl. Jason McCall
also responded, arriving at the same time. According to the
report, officers found the drive-thru window had been broken
by a cinderblock, which was found inside the pharmacy about
8 to 10 feet from the window. The cinderblock created a hole
about 15 inches wide by 24 inches long. No blood or torn clothing
was found around the window. Larry Proffit, owner of the pharmacy,
arrived and escorted officers inside, where several bottles
of prescription drugs were found lying on the floor of the
storage area in the pharmacy. Proffitt conducted a brief visual
inventory and concluded no drugs were taken. Loritab, Diazepam
and other regularly popular drugs were left undisturbed. Proffitt
advised all Schedule II drugs were locked away.
* Timothy Yates, 34, 130 Pansy Drive, reported
Friday to CCSD Deputy Penny Cornett that he was asleep in
bed when he was advised of a fire in the back yard of his
residence. According to the report, the rear deck appeared
to have been set afire.
* Deobrah Hughes, 242 Greenlee Road, Johnson
City, reported Friday to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that her
black lab-mix dog had died from antifreeze poisoning and that
at least four other animals in the neighborhood had died from
the same thing. Brent Billheimer, 36, 161 Greenlee Road, said
he had a golden retriever and a black lab die around Thanksgiving.
The animals were tested and it was determined they died from
poisoning. Robert Sawyer, 258 Greenlee Road, also had a black
lab die last Tuesday from poisoning. Neighbors believe someone
is killing their animals.
* Denise Ensor, 267 Bill Nave Loop, reported
Sunday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that she let her yellow Chow-mix
dog, Maxx, out of the house around midnight and when he returned
at 7 a.m., he appeared to have a gunshot wound to his side.
Maxx died shortly after returning home.