May 24, 2002
* Ward Chambers Jr., 47, 299 McKinney Hollow
Rd., was injured Wednesday evening following an ATV accident
on McKinney Hollow Road. McKinney was airlifted by Wings Air
Rescue to Johnson City Medical Center for treatment. According
to Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Brad Hamm, Chambers
attempted to turn into a driveway when the Honda Foreman ATV
he was riding flipped several times, coming to rest in a ditch.
Chambers appeared to have been thrown from the vehicle and
came into contact with a wooden fence post. He was not wearing
* Scotty Lee Calloway, 28, 3220 Lovers Lane,
was arrested Wednesday on a capias charging him with failure
to appear on theft under $500.
* Anthony Peter Iles Jr., 26, 908 Charity Hill
Rd., was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm following
a traffic stop. Iles was charged with DUI and violation of
* Sherri D. Wedel, 521 Brookwood Dr., Bristol,
was arrested Thursday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
following investigation into theft and forgery allegations.
Wedel was charged with theft and 14 counts of forgery.
* Patricia E. Loveless, 49, 129 Tester Rd., was
issued a summons Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department
Ptl. Mike McIntosh after the officer was dispatched to Wal-Mart.
Loss prevention personnel told the officer that Loveless attempted
to shoplift two pairs of sunglasses. She was issued a summons
* James D. Bass, 39, 212 S. Sycamore St., was
issued a citation Tuesday by EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh after
the officer was dispatched to Wal-Mart. Loss prevention personnel
told the officer that Bass attempted to conceal an anti-fungal
cream inside a plastic bag. He was issued a citation for shoplifting.
* Milton "Jerry" Cook, 27, 315 Delaware St.,
was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
on charges of forgery and theft. The arrest was the result
of investigation into the theft of personal checks from a
mailbox. Several checks were forged and passed at three banks
in Johnson City. Cook was charged with four counts of forgery
and four counts of theft under $500.
* Steven L. Rollins, 48, 812 Hamilton St., Johnson
City, was arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police
Bureau and charged with theft over $1,000 following investigation
into the theft of a vehicle on March 16 from 120 W. Main St.
* Larry Stewart, 43, Suncrest Drive, Lot 2, was
arrested Tuesday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau
and charged with theft over $500 following investigation into
money taken from Village Pets, 711 W. Market St., Johnson
* Martha Poole, 68, 117 Andrew Finney Rd., Butler,
reported Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that her 62-year-old
neighbor was found standing naked in her garden, fondling
himself, on April 2. Poole advised the officer that this is
an ongoing problem.
* Wendy Holden, 29, reported Wednesday to CCSD
Sgt. Tim Lowe that while at Hampton Bait Shop she observed
an unknown female yelling at her 8-year-old son for reasons
unknown. Holden then had a physical altercation with the female
and sustained a cut to her right eye, requiring seven stitches.
* Elizabethton Animal Shelter personnel reported
Wednesday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that someone broke the front
glass out of the animal shelter building. Two rocks were found
on the floor inside the office.
* Judith King, 45, 1272 Bluefield Ave., Apt.
E106, and Denise Bowers Blevins, 49, Apt. E109, reported Wednesday
to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall that the right rear tires on their
vehicles had been cut. The cuts appeared to have been made
by a sharp instrument. Blevins already had taken her vehicle
to a tire shop to have the tire replaced. A thin silver knife
tip was found in the tire.