June 4, 2002
* Harry K. Holler, 46, Highway 321, was arrested
Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Dean
Jones after the officer responded to a residence on Dye Leaf
Road. According to the report, Holler contacted 9-1-1 from
a beverage shop in Hampton, stating that his girlfriend had
overdosed. Upon investigation it was determined that there
was no problem at the residence. Deputy Jones then was advised
that Holler was on his way back to the residence. Deputy Jones
conducted a traffic stop and charged Holler with driving on
suspended license and filing a false report.
* Jeffrey Wade Greene, 20, 113 Al Sliger Road,
Telford, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck and
charged with violation of probation.
* Helen Burrow, 21, 1405 Garden Road, was issued
a summons Saturday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Kevin Cable after the officer responded to a shoplifting call
at Wal-Mart. Loss prevention personnel said they caught Burrow
shoplifting two bottles of tanning lotion. She was charged
in the summons with theft under $500.
* Crystal Starr Baines, 18, Sandy Drive, Apt.
4, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall
on a warrant charging her with theft over $500.
* Thad J. Buckles, 19, 213 Holston Ave., was
arrested Friday by EPD Ptl. Jason McCall and served with a
warrant charging him with violation of probation. Buckles
also was served a juvenile attachment.
* Erica Cook, 106 Milligan View Road, was arrested
Friday by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry after officers were dispatched
to the residence regarding a domestic dispute which had become
physical. According to the report, Cook became belligerent
during questioning and was advised to calm down. She began
to scream and attempted to flee. Sgt. Roger Crowe and Ptl.
Mayberry apprehended Cook and told her she was being charged
with disorderly conduct. Cook continued to struggle, pulling
her right arm free, and grabbed Ptl. Mayberry by the arm above
the elbow, pinching her. When she began to release her grip,
she dug her fingernails into the officer's arm and scratched
her as she was drawing her arm away. Officers took Cook into
custody and charged her with public intoxication, resisting
arrest, disorderly conduct and assault. While exiting the
vehicle at Carter County Jail, Cook told officers she had
a knife on her person. A search revealed a steak knife hidden
in the material of her shirt. She additionally was charged
with going armed.
* Melinda Miller, 29, 116 Gilliam Lane, Gray,
was arrested by the Johnson City Bureau of Police Thursday
and charged with obtaining narcotics by fraud. The arrest
was the result of an investigation in which Miller allegedly
attempted to obtain narcotics by giving false information
to medical personnel at a local hospital. She was released
from the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of $1,000
bond. She is scheduled to appear in Washington County General
Sessions Court on June 6.
* Eddwin D. Tolley, 24, 347 Sims Hill Road, reported
Sunday to EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters that someone had removed
a Jensen CD player and his wallet from the glove compartment
of his vehicle. Tolley said he parked the vehicle in front
of Lynnwood Apartment Building M2 the previous night and when
he went outside Sunday, he found the driver's side window
off track and the wiring harness pulled down from under the
* Robert Humphrey, 20, 658 Jena Beth Drive, reported
Sunday to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that someone had entered
his vehicle sometime between midnight and 11 a.m. and had
ripped out a Pioneer CD player.
* Robert K. Stennett, 45, 108 W. G St., reported
Saturday to EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable that someone had entered
his detached garage sometime between Wednesday evening and
Friday morning and had stolen his son's silver Mongoose trick
* Jeannine Steffy, 29, 127 Pineknot Lane, Johnson
City, reported Friday to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that someone
had stolen her husband's medication.
* A 1986 Chevrolet Blazer, which was abandoned
May 4 on Miller Road in Roan Mountain following a pursuit
from Avery County Sheriff's Department, was found Sunday by
CCSD Deputy Albert Meehan on Teaberry Road fully engulfed
in flames. Witnesses said they observed the Blazer about 15
minutes prior, with two occupants, and being driven recklessly
with the hood up. The officer observed damage to the left
front and found the passenger side tire missing. The vehicle
was destroyed in the fire.