April 15, 2002

Arrests

   * Jerry D. Blevins, no address listed, was arrested Friday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau after they attempted to stop a Pontiac Grand AM on Market Street near Indian Ridge Road but the driver refused to stop. A short time later, the vehicle stopped in front of a residence on West Main Street and Blevins fled the scene on foot. K-9 Sgt. Fratz located the subject a short time later, hiding in an outbuilding. Blevins was charged with felony reckless endangerment, felony evading arrest, resisting stop, frisk and halt, second-offense driving on suspended license and violation of registration.
   * James Austin, 48, 832 Dyer St., Johnson City, was arrested Friday by officers of Johnson City Community Policing Unit on charges of aggravated domestic assault and carrying a prohibited weapon (brass knuckles). The arrest was the result of investigation into a domestic assault which occurred at the residence.
   * Susan R. Willis, 30, 224 Panhandle Road, was issued a summons April 8 by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Mike Sproviero after the officer responded to Wal-Mart. Loss prevention personnel told the officer that Willis had been observed in Wal-Mart, where she had been banned after being charged with shoplifting. She was charged with criminal trespass.

Burglary/theft

   * Daniel L. Shell, 25, 207 Reynolds Road, reported April 9 to EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable that he had parked a 1991 Mazda MX6 he was selling on the parking lot at Bemberg Center. Shell said that while parked there, someone broke out the passenger side window and tried to steal the stereo, breaking the frame of the rearview mirror on the passenger side. The perpetrator was unable to get the stereo out but did take the faceplate.
   * Arthur Joe Holmes, 38, 111 Holston Ave., reported April 8 to EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley that 63 Percocet, 63 Soma, three Kenny Rogers' CD's and a CD by The Judds were taken from his vehicle while it was parked at Sav-A-Lot.
   * David LaFollette, 22, 152 Grandview Road, Johnson City, reported April 7 to Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Penny Cornett that someone removed a large gray metal Craftsman toolbox full of tools, and a toolbelt from his truck.
   * Heather Haun, 25, 120 Christa Drive, reported April 6 to CCSD Deputy Dave Ryan that someone took a book of personal checks, issued by an Erwin bank, from her vehicle.
   * Joyce Jones, 57, 111 Vanderbilt Drive, Johnson City, reported April 5 to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that someone had entered her home and ransacked the residence. The back door to the residence had been broken open and several items of jewelry taken.
   * Gary Williams, 230 Dawn Drive, reported April 5 to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that he had checked his residence at 176 Livingston Hollow Road on April 4, and when he returned April 5, he found the residence had been broken into. Pry marks were found on the front entrance but entry was not made. The rear door, however, had been pried open and the house ransacked, with every drawer and door gone through. Known missing at the time of the report were a shotgun, VCR, and several items of jewelry.
   * Aris Ward, 77, 1328 Gap Creek Road, reported April 8 to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that someone had entered his garage and had stolen two chainsaws: a 14-inch Stihl, model 020; and a 16-inch Homelite XL12.