April 19, 2002
* Donnie Ray Hatley, 27, 460 Dry Hollow Road,
was issued a citation for speeding Wednesday by Elizabethton
Police Department Ptl. Jason McCall following a traffic stop.
Carter County Sheriff's Department also was found to have
a summons for Hatley, charging him with failure to pay fines
and court costs. He additionally was served the summons.
* Bobby Scalf, 51, 701 E. Second St., reported
around 6:45 p.m. Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall that he
observed two juveniles riding on two old scooters near his
residence. A few minutes later, he said, the same juveniles
were observed on Academy Street with two additional scooters
which looked new. Scalf located the old scooters in the river
next to a tree. Scalf told the officer he thought the new
scooters were taken from the porch of his neighbor, Angela
Kay Vaughn. Around 7:45 p.m., Vaughn returned home and reported
that her daughters' scooters had been taken from her front
porch. The scooters matched the description given by Scalf
of the ones he saw the two boys riding earlier. Sgt. Brian
Fraley and Ptl. McCall searched the area but were unable to
locate the boys or the scooters. The youths were described
as about 8 to 12 years old, both with blond hair.
* Joe Morrell of Tennessee Department of Transportation,
312 Johnson Ave., reported Wednesday to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe
that while he was conducting inventory Wednesday morning,
he discovered a yellow Stihl chainsaw with 14-inch bar, and
a red Milwaukee industrial grinder missing.
* Sonja Dalton, 75, 218 S. Hills Drive, reported
Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jason Shaw that someone stole a hubcap
from her Ford Aspire sometime during the night or early morning.
The hubcap is a four-spoke chrome type for a 13-inch tire.
* Angie Oliver of Quick Stop Market, 110 First
St., Hampton, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach
that she was counting the deposit from the previous night
when she found a fake $20. The bill was copied on printer
paper and the front and back were taped together with clear
* Michael LaFollette, 912B Pine Ridge Circle,
reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that he was
traveling on Stateline Road with his friends following him
in another car, when a Mustang with two occupants got behind
him and began chasing him. LaFollette said he turned up a
side street and tried to lose them but was unsuccessful. The
subjects threw rocks at his car, causing several dents in
the hood and a broken windshield.
* Charles Bowers, 32, 190 Bill Nave Loop, reported
Wednesday to CCSD that his trained beagle hunting dog had
been shot. Bowers said a neighbor observed a man drag the
dog into a field.
* Faculty members from Hampton High and Unaka
Elementary School reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Loretta
Cloyd that they observed a vehicle come though both parking
lots, driving recklessly, in disregard to the safety of persons
and property on school grounds. A 16-year-old juvenile was
determined to be the driver. A juvenile petition for reckless
driving was filed.
* Jean Eileen Nelson, 54, 107 Billy Joe Drive,
reported Wednesday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that she
was traveling west on G Street when an older model gray pickup
crossed into her lane of travel, causing her to strike a curb
with the right front tire of her vehicle.