April 14, 2002

Arrests

   * Gary Kenneth Hicks, 46, 401 Rogers Lane, Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Dean Jones after the officer responded to 296 Highway 359 regarding an unwanted guest. A warrant check showed Hicks was wanted on a capias for failure to appear on 7th-offense DUI and 6th-offense driving on revoked license.
   * Kenneth Lee Brummitt, 19, 147 Spring Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a capias charging him with failure to appear on charges of aggravated burglary and theft over $500.
   * Sam Malone, 22, 140 Central Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Friday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry after the officer responded to West G Street and Hunter Avenue regarding a motor vehicle accident. The officer observed several subjects attempting to push a blue Ford Tempo out of the roadway. When the officer activated blue lights, the subjects retreated to the side of the road. All parties advised that Malone was the driver. Malone, who appeared intoxicated, performed poorly on field sobriety tests and was charged with DUI. Upon searching Malone, a small white tube and a piece of material which looked like a glass rectangle was found in his pocket. Both items had a white powdery residue on them. A fully loaded Rohm .22 revolver and a spoon which appeared to have been used for some type of white powder were found near the front passenger seat. Malone additionally was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia and going armed.
   * Roger Hardin, 49, 606 N. Roan St., was arrested Thursday by EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland after the officer responded to Life Care Center of Elizabethton regarding a drunk male in the therapy room. Hardin was charged with public intoxication.

Stabbings

   * Washington County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to 116 Sugar Hollow Road, Jonesborough, around 4:30 a.m. Saturday to investigate an aggravated assault occurring at a party in a field behind the residence. Four people were hospitalized for stab wounds, including: Franklin D. Colvin, 21; Timothy W. Mullins, 26; Daniel J. Hyduk, 22; and Robert B. Hicks, 22. Justin S. Matthews, 18, and Amanda L. Dunbar, 19, were treated and released at Johnson City Medical Center. Chad L. Kirk, 18, was treated at the scene. Several juveniles were charged with underage consumption of alcohol. The caretaker of the property, James A. Crawford, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. The investigation is continuing.

Theft

   * Kenneth Lee Woods, 33, 163 Deloach Road, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that he owns property where a trailer had been auctioned off. After returning Thursday afternoon, Woods noticed an old-time well pump was missing. After further investigation it was found that the electrical wires and meter to the trailer had been cut and were missing.
   * Joe Jackson, 39, 498 Garrison Hollow Road, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that someone had entered his residence and had taken a green duffle bag containing personal items.
   * Clifton Thomas, 24, 398 A. McCurry Road, Unicoi, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian that someone had stolen his 1990 Ford Bronco from his mother's residence at 104 Danberry Hill Road. Deputy Julian was dispatched earlier Thursday to Charity Hill Road regarding a vehicle on its side, off the roadway. The tag came back to Thomas.

Forgery

   * Jennifer Mink, 34, 136 Sneed Hill Road, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that an ex-roommate had forged her name on checks which came with her credit card. The amount charged totaled $6,941.