April 18, 2002

Arrests


   * 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.
  
Trespassing

   * 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.
  
Dog taken

   * 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 at home.
  
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.
  
Vandalism


   * 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.
  
Theft

   * 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.