April 21, 2002

Arrests

   * 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 domestic violence.
   * 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.


Theft

   * 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 her father.

Paintball

   * 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.


Vandalism

   * 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 been removed.
   * 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 limestone rock.


Fire

   * 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.