April 12, 2002

Arrests

* Kevin Stover, 32, 411 Washington Ave., and Ronald Abbott LeBlanc, 31, 112 Bennett Lane, Jonesborough, were arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Capt. Clyde Croy and Sgt. Roger Crowe after the officers responded to a call that three vehicles had pulled into Sav-A-Lot parking lot where the occupants were trying to start a fight with each other. As the officers pulled in, the vehicles pulled out. One was stopped by Carter County Sheriff's Department Lt. Rocky Croy at Asia House; a second vehicle was stopped by another county officer, and Capt. Croy stopped the third at Railroad Street. Stover got out of the vehicle and began walking back toward the patrol car. According to the report, he appeared intoxicated and told the officer he had only drunk eight beers. He performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. LeBlanc, a passenger in the Stover vehicle, was arrested by Sgt. Crowe and charged with public intoxication. He also was served a summons at Carter County Jail charging him with worthless checks.
   * Maverick Lynn Estep, 26, 176 Livingston Hollow Road, was arrested Thursday by EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters on a warrant charging him with three counts of forgery.
   * Arthur Herald Reedy, 50, 168 E. Highland Road, Johnson City, and David Lee Nestler, 44, same address, were arrested Sunday by CCSD Investigator Chris Pierce after the officer responded to Laurels Road regarding a possible auto burglary and theft of property. Upon arrival, Unicoi County Sheriff's Department had conducted a traffic stop on the possible suspects. Nestler told officers he took a purse from a vehicle while at Laurels Recreation Area; Reedy said he also was present. While conducting inventory of the vehicle, a black nylon bag with ski mask, gloves, binoculars and other items was found. Both men were charged with auto burglary, theft over $1,000, and possession of burglary tools.
   * Steven Todd Andes, 30, 507 S. Roan St., was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones on an indictment for sale of Schedule II, III, and IV.
   * Chadwick Lee Rambo, 22, 214 Richardson Hollow Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones and charged with violation of probation.

Fire

* CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy was dispatched Wednesday to a fire at 3016 Hwy. 91. According to the report, the building was already on the ground before firefighters arrived. The owner, Billy Shoun, who was located later, told the officer there was no power to the building. A 1956 Ford pickup and several other items of unknown value were inside. Arson is suspected. The case has been turned over to the Criminal Investigations Division.

Accident

* Anna Greer, 120 Stone Drive, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Janice Mitchell that she parked her vehicle in the driveway at 136 Grant Parlier Road and went into the residence. The vehicle rolled down the side of an embankment and onto a roadway below, coming to rest at the side of the road.
   * Linda K. Whitehead, 111 Bemberg Road, reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero that a vehicle had hit a retaining wall located at the northwest corner of the building. According to a witness, the vehicle hit the wall, then left the parking lot.

Indecent exposure

* Two Elizabethton women reported Thursday to EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters that they were at the drive-thru of Hardee's around 4 a.m. when a male subject known to them circled their vehicle twice. When they pulled out onto Broad Street, the male subject pulled alongside the women on the passenger side, raised himself up out of his seat, exposed himself and began performing a sexual act while looking in their direction. The women were advised of proper paperwork to obtain.