May 9, 2002
* Misty Rene Singleton, 20, 270 Whitehead Hollow
Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Tuesday by Carter County
Sheriff's Department Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a warrant charging
her with violation of probation.
* Ralph Lynn Holly, 29, 107 Sunrise Drive, was
arrested Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson on a warrant
charging him with violation of probation.
* Timothy Dale Arnold, 40, Kimberly Trailer Park,
Hampton, was arrested Tuesday at Carter County Sheriff's Department
by CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley on a warrant charging Arnold with
assault on a minor.
* David S. Causby, 41, 121 Lynnwood Ave., was
arrested Monday by CCSD Investigator Chris Pierce on a warrant
charging him with violation of probation.
* Chadwick Wayne Dunford, 23, 511 Dogwood Lane,
Watauga, was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department
Sgt. Roger Crowe after the officer noticed a black Mazda sitting
at the car wash behind Blimpie's with its lights on. The officer
approached the vehicle and observed Dunford slumped over the
steering wheel with the vehicle's motor running. An open knife
and a pipe were found on his lap and the officer detected
what he believed to be an odor of marijuana coming from the
subject. Dunford was awakened by the officer and given several
field sobriety tasks to perform, after which he was charged
with possession of drug paraphernalia. During inventory of
the vehicle, a bag containing what was believed to be marijuana
also was found. Dunford additionally was charged with possession
* Elizabethton Police Department officers were
dispatched around 4 a.m. Wednesday to 1485 Milligan Hwy. regarding
shots fired. Several subjects at various locations along the
highway told Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that they heard several
gunshots. An off-duty officer from Johnson City Police Bureau
told the officer that she was asleep with her bedroom window
up and heard three distinct shots. Other complainants said
they heard from five to seven shots. A Winchester .45-caliber
shell casing was found on the eastbound traffic side of the
highway, about 20 feet from the officer's residence. The casing
was taken into evidence.
* EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins was dispatched Tuesday
to Southside and Dugger roads regarding an accident with injury.
When the officer arrived, she found William Townsend of Hampton
lying on the ground next to an overturned blacktop roller.
Townsend was surrounded by CAPS Construction co-workers, who
aided him until officers arrived. Workers said that Townsend
was operating the roller while blacktopping the upper extension
of Dugger Road, when the roller started sliding across the
foundation and hit a curb, causing it to overturn and throw
Townsend from the machine. He received a laceration to the
back of his head and several smaller lacerations to his right
arm and elbows. He was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital
by Carter County Rescue Squad.
* CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson responded around 8
p.m. Monday to an area near 510 Piney Grove Road, Hampton,
regarding a one-vehicle accident with injuries. When the officer
arrived, he observed two men trying to upright a 1985 Dodge
Ram which had ran through a fence and overturned. The officer
was told that Teresa Pelletier, 43, 514 Piney Grove Road,
was injured in the accident and was transported to Sycamore
Shoals Hospital by her husband, Clifton L. Pelletier, 34,
driver of the vehicle. The officer went to the hospital and
spoke to the driver, who said he had lost control of the vehicle
and rolled it over on its top. The accident was alcohol-related,
according to the report.
* Bill Miller, 76, 3120 W. Walnut St., Johnson
City, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that someone
had entered a mobile home he owns, located at 1883 Powder
Branch Road, and had removed an electric range, furnace and
two vent covers, and copper tubing from the water heater.
The door to the mobile home appeared to have been pried open.
* Robert Greer, 68, 109 Rome Hollow Road, reported
Tuesday to CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson that a mobile home he
owns located at 1896 Hwy. 91, had been entered, however, nothing
was found missing. The officer found damage to all of the
window screens. A rear window had been pried open and left
jimmied so as not to latch back.
* Joseph B. Golden, 1414 Spruce St., V.A. Mountain
Home, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach that
he left his campsite at Little Stoney Campground on Monday
and returned Tuesday evening to find several items missing,
including a Coleman stove, sleeping bag, bow-saw, and two
Diawai rods and reels.
* Barbara Pierce, 50, 200 Hart Road, reported
Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Janice Black that she went to get her
daughter's ring, which she kept with some of her own, and
found five rings and a pair of earrings, valued at $1,500,
missing. There was no sign of forced entry.
* Kevin Hayworth of Hayworth Tires, 4074 Hwy.
19E, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that someone
had stolen two sets of tires from his business. On Friday,
after the business closed, someone removed four YK white-letter
radials and on Monday night, four BFG Comp TA's were removed
from a warehouse located next door to the shop.
* Richard A. Wilson of West Side School reported
Monday to EPD Sgt. Kenneth Hardin that two employees had left
their purses in the teachers' lounge Monday morning and around
1:30 p.m. the teachers found their cash missing. A total of
$410 was taken.
* EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero was dispatched Tuesday
to Riverside Pavilion Park on West Riverside Drive regarding
the recovery of a stolen vehicle. Charles McQueen, 73, 812
Hemlock St., told the officer he noticed the vehicle in the
parking lot Monday morning and then observed it still in the
same place around noon Tuesday. McQueen said he saw that the
vehicle had come from Scotty's Auto Sales, 420 Railroad St.,
and notified them of the vehicle. After being made aware that
the vehicle had been reported stolen, McQueen notified police.
The vehicle was taken to a storage lot for processing.
* The driver of a vehicle belonging to Joel W.
Hodge, 602 Majestic View Court, reported Tuesday to EPD Ptl.
Mike Sproviero that she went in to CVS Pharmacy, 100 W. Elk
Ave., around 3 p.m. Tuesday and when she came out around 3:25
p.m., she found that the 1992 Daihatsu Charade was gone. The
victim said she left the vehicle unlocked with the keys inside.