* Rex B. Johnson, 22, 340 E. Fifth Ave., Watauga,
was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Kenny Cornett. According to the report, Cornett was
stationary at Watauga City Hall talking to Deputy Jeff Winters
when a vehicle came over the hill at a high rate of speed,
slammed on the brakes and turned into a driveway. The driver
got out, walked over to a tree in the front yard and urinated,
then walked into the residence. About 10 to 15 minutes later,
the vehicle pulled out and barked the tires. Deputy Cornett
stopped it at the intersection of Highway 400 and Persinger
Drive. Upon approaching the vehicle, the officer detected
an odor of alcohol and asked the driver, Johnson, how much
he had had to drink. Johnson told him, "Too much." After attempting
to perform some field sobriety tasks, Johnson stopped, saying
he was too drunk to perform the tests and wanted to go to
* Scott Lynn Perry, 33, 208 S. Lynn Ave., was
arrested Monday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason
McCall after he assisted agents of the First Judicial District
Drug Task Force and Drug Enforcement Administration in serving
several warrants. Perry was served a capias from Criminal
Court charging him with failure to appear on sale of Schedule
II, and also was served a General Sessions warrant charging
him with sale of Schedule I and three counts sale of Schedule
* Sharon Kay Lewis, 48, 1017 Oak St., was arrested
Monday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley after the officer assisted
DTF and DEA officers with warrant service at the residence.
Lewis was charged with three counts of selling Schedule III
and two counts of selling Schedule II drugs.
* Livonia A. Cretsinger, 49, 1270 Bluefield Ave.
Apt. A113, was arrested Monday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall after
the officer assisted DTF and DEA officers with warrant service
at the residence. She was charged with sale of Schedule IV.
* Ronald Magnum, 400 Fourth St., was arrested
Monday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley at Carter County Sheriff's
Department following a grand jury indictment on sale of Schedule
II. His bond was set at $50,000.
* Dewey R. Slone, 29, 2704 Plymouth Road, Johnson
City, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley on a warrant
charging him with violation of worthless check law.
* A 14-year-old juvenile was arrested Monday
by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm after he refused to go to school.
The boy's mother told the officer that she has had numerous
problems with her son being unruly and disorderly. He has
several charges pending in Juvenile Court. The boy refused
to talk to officers when asked why he would not go to school.
He was told by Deputy Hamm and Sgt. Patrick Johnson that he
could either go to school or go to jail. The boy said he didn't
care what the officers did. He was charged with disorderly
conduct and taken to CCSD.
* Johnny Adam Walkingstick, 1401 Colony Park
Drive, was arrested Friday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau after they responded to a domestic dispute. Following
investigation, it was found that Walkingstick had been in
a verbal altercation with his girlfriend and after leaving,
went to where her vehicle was parked, slashed all four tires
and scratched the hood and both sides of the vehicle, possibly
with a knife. It also was found that Walkingstick had vandalized
their apartment, destroying furniture, appliances and clothing
belonging to his girlfriend. A knife was found stuck in the
wall. Damage to the apartment and vehicle was estimated at
more than $5,000. Walkingstick was taken to Washington County
Detention Center and held without bond.
* 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.