March 26, 2002

Arrests

   * Roger R. Markland, 44, 392 Bishop Hollow Road, was arrested Saturday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Brooke Mullins after officers responded to 1328 Hillside Drive regarding a man in a camouflage jacket running away from a wrecked motorcycle lying in the driveway. When officers arrived, they observed a pickup truck driving away from the area with a motorcycle in the truck bed, and conducted a traffic stop. The driver told officers that Markland had come to his house on foot a few minutes earlier and asked him to help get his motorcycle. Markland, wearing a camouflage jacket, was asked to exit the vehicle, at which time he was observed to be under the influence of alcohol. Markland was taken back to the scene where he was identified by witnesses as driver of the motorcycle and was charged with DUI.
   * Brad A. Tester, 19, 126 Sunny View Court, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins following a traffic stop. Tester was observed to have an open alcoholic beverage in the floorboard of his vehicle. After being given a series of field sobriety tasks to perform, Tester was charged with driving while impaired and violation of open container. During inventory of Tester's vehicle, a small bag of what was believed to be marijuana was found inside the console. Tester additionally was charged with possession of Schedule VI.
   * Manuel Setzer, 41, 167 Taylor Hollow Road, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott after the officer responded to a call regarding an intoxicated person in the vicinity of J&W Market. Setzer was located at the intersection of Stateline Road and Tipton Street. He was charged with public intoxication.
   * Asa Ray Ward, 59, no address listed, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey after the officer was dispatched to Sugar Hollow Road regarding a complaint of harassment/threats. A witness told the officer that Ward's ex-wife was inside the residence helping nurse her sister, and that Ward had been driving by the house, which is near the end of a dead-end road, squealing the tires on his vehicle. Ward told the officer he went to Sugar Hollow Road intending to "take a little walk and get some exercise." After checking with Carter County Sheriff's Department, the officer determined that Ward had an active order of protection against him. Ptl. Ramsey also had responded on previous calls of harassment involving the two. Ward was arrested and charged with violation of an order of protection.
   * Harold Rose, 38, 164 Milligan Hwy., was arrested Sunday by EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey after the officer responded to a domestic disturbance in progress. When Ptl. Ramsey and Sgt. Matt Bailey arrived, they heard shouting and cursing accompanied by footsteps coming from inside the residence. Sgt. Bailey made entry and saw Rose grasping a female subject by her pajama shirt and forcing her backward into the bathroom. Upon seeing the officer, Rose released the woman and acted as though nothing had been happening, according to the report. Ptl. Ramsey then entered and Rose was secured for everyone's safety. He was charged with assault under domestic violence.
   * Brian Keith Lockhart, 26, 132 Morgan Branch Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Monday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Laverne Julian regarding a domestic altercation. The victim told the officer that Lockhart had come home intoxicated and an argument ensued during which he took a hammer, went outside and began breaking the windows out of her vehicle. She said she tried to stop him but he began to hit her. Lockhart left the scene prior to Deputy Julian's arrival, but was located a short time later at a residence on Bluegrass Road. When asked for identification, he told the officer he had none and gave the officer a false name. He was charged with criminal impersonation, assault under domestic violence, and vandalism under domestic violence.
   * Kevin Lynn Bradley, 25, 180 Little Stoney Road, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm after the officer responded to the residence regarding someone cutting the tires on a vehicle. The victim told the officer that her ex-boyfriend, Bradley, came to the residence where an argument began, during which Bradley went outside and slashed all tires on the victim's 1986 Ford Thunderbird. The victim said Bradley previously had broken all windows out of the vehicle on March 21 following another argument. Bradley was charged with vandalism under domestic violence (over $500). A scalpel was found in Bradley's back pocket during a pat-down search. On the way to Carter County Jail, Bradley admitted cutting the tires, according to the report.
   * Jody Charles Guy, 21, 1457 Charity Hill Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range and Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a capias out of Criminal Court charging him with failure to appear on aggravated assault, vandalism and evading arrest. He also was charged with an attachment for contempt.
   * Rachael Jean Stout, 21, 602 Rittertown Road, Hampton, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Donald White on a warrant charging her with violation of probation.
   * Isaac Paul Pinkston, 19, 131 Cedar Grove Road, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range and charged with vandalism under domestic violence.
   * Ovia Ivan Shouse, 37, 127 Hopson Road, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson after officers investigated a complaint of shots fired on Hopson Road. Officers located Shouse, who appeared intoxicated, beside the roadway. Shouse told officers he had been shooting his pistol across the road. The pistol was recovered. Officers then found that Shouse also had been shooting an SKS, which also was recovered. At least 13 rounds of 7.62x39 were fired across a county roadway, in the dark, in a residential neighborhood. Shouse was charged with public intoxication and felony reckless endangerment.