April 18, 2002
* Timothy Craig Setzer, 35, 1607 Nave St., Hampton,
was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Lt. Rocky Croy on a General Sessions warrant charging him
with violation of probation.
* Carter T. Campbell, 29, 222 W. I St., was arrested
Tuesday at CCSD by Investigator Chris Pierce on a capias charging
him with failure to appear on evading arrest and public intoxication.
* Travis Lee Best, 32, 2723 S. Roan St., Johnson
City; Troy Alan Tidemanson, 1601 6th Place S.E., Mason City,
Iowa, 31; and John Joseph Pursley, 44, Buffalo St., were arrested
Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe after a clerk at Roadrunner
in Hampton requested Lt. Harvey Guess respond to the market
regarding three intoxicated subjects inside the store acting
suspicious. All three were charged with public intoxication.
* Robbie Matheson, 31, 1048 Dry Creek Road, were
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Investigators Audrey Covington and
Johnny Blankenship on a warrant from Criminal Court charging
him with violation of probation, following a domestic violence
arrest, and failure to pay fines.
* Janice Charlene Sazima, 46, 604 Bluefield Ave.,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Investigators Audrey Covington
and Johnny Blankenship after officers stopped a vehicle with
no tail lights or brake lights. Sazima, a passenger in the
vehicle, was arrested following a warrants check which showed
an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on aggravated
DUI and show cause order.
* Asa Ray Ward, no address listed, was arrested
Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason Shaw
after the officer was advised by Ward's ex-wife that Ward
had made three passes by her residence on Pine Ridge Circle
and had stopped on at least two of them. Ptl. Shaw pulled
his vehicle down the street from the residence and watched
as Ward stopped in front of the residence again. He was taken
into custody for stalking.
* Mindy L. Westgate, 21, 102 E. H St., was issued
a summons Tuesday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall following a traffic
stop. Westgate was charged with driving on suspended license
and violation of financial responsibility law.
* Noel L. Turner, 38, 13143 Arapaho Trail, Bristol,
Va., was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau following a traffic accident. The driver of one of
the vehicles, it was learned, had been declared a habitual
motor offender out of Virginia. Turner was charged with violation
of habitual motor offender law.
* Ricky Joe Lee Younce, 47, 285 Roosevelt Ave.,
was served a notice of criminal trespass Tuesday by EPD Ptl.
Jason Shaw after the officer was dispatched around 8:30 p.m.
to the Sun Factory, 328 E. Elk Ave., regarding a suspicious
male in a silver Jeep sitting in the parking lot, apparently
attempting to look through the windows into the tanning bed
rooms. Younce, who was not wearing a shirt, told the officer
that he had been to R&M Electronics. Capt. Rusty Verran
located a spotting scope in Younce's vehicle. Younce denied
attempting to look through the windows of the Sun Factory,
however, he later admitted he did not go to R&M, and repeatedly
stated that the Sun Factory should place curtains over the
windows if they do not want people looking in. Rachel Harrison,
owner of the business, told the officer that Younce had been
seen in the parking lot three to five times a week and that
he always arrives after dark. Harrison said she has had numerous
complaints from customers regarding Younce's presence. Younce
is no longer to be on the property at 328 E. Elk Ave., or
the parking lot adjacent to the property, according to the
trespass notice issued to him.
* Harold Hodge, 1834 Old Bristol Hwy., reported
Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that someone took his 3-1/2-month-old
pit bull named "Brutus" from the residence while he was not
Theft of service
* Jody Hardin, 31, 154 Morton Road, Hampton,
reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Johnny Miller that he received
a bill from DirecTV in the amount of $167.82, and that he
called them because he does not have that service. Hardin
was advised that a female had ordered the service Sept. 13,
2001, giving Hardin's personal information to set up the account.
* Jeffrey Warren, an employee at Elizabethton/Carter
County Animal Shelter, reported Wednesday to CCSD Lt. Rocky
Croy that when he arrived at work, he found the front glass
window broken. Three rocks were found lying outside the building
and one inside. Warren said the gate had been locked and it
appeared the rocks had been thrown from the roadway.
* Carla J. McCurry, 31, 376 Dunbar Road, Chuckey,
reported Tuesday to EPD Capt. Clyde Croy that she was on break
at Cendant, where she works, when she found that someone had
gotten into her coat bag and had stolen a quantity of Loritab.
* Mary Lou Walker, 40, of Hampton, reported Tuesday
to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe that she parked her vehicle in front
of Dollar General Store at Betsy Towne Shopping Center and
went inside for about five minutes. When she returned to the
vehicle, she found her black cigarette case missing. The case
contained her driver's license and hunting & fishing license.