May 12, 2002

Arrests


   * Tommy Dale Taylor Jr., 23, 101 Lilly Lane, Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Fred Sluder on a capias out of General Sessions Court charging him with failure to appear on third-offense driving on revoked license, failure to yield, no driver's license and filing a false police report.
   * Ronnie Lee Kiser, 28, 361 Cripple Creek Road, Watauga, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Fred Sluder on a capias out of Criminal Court charging him with failure to appear.
   * James Edward Walton, 32, 115 Coal Chute Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Chad Grindstaff on a Criminal Court indictment charging him with aggravated burglary and theft over $10,000.
   * Maverick Lynn Estep, 26, 176 Livingston Hollow Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Chad Grindstaff on a Criminal Court indictment charging him with 13 counts of forgery.
   * John Robert Moore, 23, Lynnwood Apartments, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Paul Lester Wooten, 39, 112 Elisha Garland Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Johnny Miller on a capias charging him with failure to appear on violation of worthless checks.
   * Earl Carl Lyons, 68, 517 Old Railroad Grade, Roan Mountain, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson on a Criminal Court capias charging him with three counts of setting fires.
   * Thomas Arthur Mellons, 49, 413 W. Elk Ave., was arrested Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins after the officer responded to a call concerning a man stumbling in the road in traffic. Mellons was unable to maintain his balance on his own and had to be steadied by officers. He was charged with public intoxication.
   * Kenneth S. Thomas, 29, 307 W. H St., was arrested Thursday by EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.

Vandalism

   * EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland responded Thursday to Happy Valley High School regarding a vandalism call. Principal Mike Rader told the officer that someone vandalized the P.E. Garland Field House Wednesday night by breaking a window and letting all the water out of the water heater. The damage was found by a coach Thursday morning.