April 21, 2002
* Ricky L. Holder, 42, 153 Greenbrier
Dr., Hampton, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department Deputy Brad Johnson following a traffic stop. Holder
was charged with DUI and second-offense driving on revoked
license. He also was served a capias charging him with failure
to appear with fines and costs for driving on revoked.
* Eric W. Hall, 47, 110 Reeser Rd., Johnson City,
was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Jennifer Mayberry on a warrant charging him with assault under
* Elizabeth Guice Baer, 39, 305 S. View Circle,
was arrested Thursday by EPD Ptl. Jason Shaw after the officer
was called to investigate a domestic dispute. Baer was arrested
and charged with disorderly conduct after she repeatedly refused
to follow the officer's orders.
* Marie Erwin, 41, 113 Huskins Hill Rd., was
issued a summons Thursday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley following
a traffic stop. Erwin was charged with driving on revoked
license and violation of financial responsibility law.
* Tammy Ann Parker, 29, 927 E. Hillcrest Dr.,
Johnson City, reported Thursday to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe that
she drove her father's car to Cendant on Highway 91 around
1 p.m. Wednesday. When she returned to the vehicle around
3 p.m., a wheel chair carrier which had been fastened to the
rear of the vehicle, was missing. The carrier belonged to
* Dispatchers at Carter County 911 reported Thursday
to EPD Capt. Rusty Verran that someone shot a paintball at
the 911 facility. A pink spot left by the paintball was located
on the west side of the building. Verran answered a similar
complaint at 401 W. G St., where Joe L. Alexander reported
that he heard an air rifle-type sound followed by the sound
of something striking the east side of his home. Alexander
said he went outside and observed a vehicle fleeing the area,
then found that someone had shot the side of his home with
a pink paintball.
* Principal Paul Gouge at Hunter Elementary School
reported Thursday to EPD Sgt. Penny Cornett that someone had
entered the playground at the school and tried to take a picnic
table. The large nuts and bolts that held it together had
* Cleta Prillaman, 41, 147 Muse Ave., reported
Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that she heard a loud
vehicle pass her residence and heard what she thought was
a backfire. When she went outside Thursday morning, she found
that the front windshield had been broken out with a large
* Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputies responded Friday to a trailer fire at 153 Neth Dr.
Timothy Jarrett, owner of the home, said he smelled smoke
and that the fire started in an outlet in the living room
which was not in use. Jarrett and his 16-month-old son escaped
without injuries. The trailer sustained heavy fire and smoke
damage. West Carter Volunteer Fire Department responded.