June 5, 2002
* Allen Curtis Stafford, 19, 430 Beasley St.,
Apt. 4, and Linda Marie Carver, 46, same address, were arrested
Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason McCall
after the officer was dispatched to a fight call at Virginia
Dare Apartments, 731 W. G St., #3. When the officer arrived,
he found Stafford and his mother, Carver, in the parking lot.
Stafford had several scratches on him. Upon investigation
it was learned that Stafford and his girlfriend had gotten
into an argument and Stafford, who reportedly was intoxicated,
forced his way through the screen door because he could not
figure out how to open it, according to witnesses. He was
charged with vandalism under domestic violence and public
intoxication. Carver was taken into custody by Sgt. Brian
Fraley and charged with public intoxication.
* Michael D. LaFolette, 912B Pine Ridge Circle,
who turned 19 on Monday, was arrested around 3:41 a.m. Tuesday
by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck following a traffic stop. According
to the report, the officer observed a silver 1977 Honda Civic
which had been reported stolen late Monday. Because LaFolette
did not have permission to take the vehicle, he was charged
with joyriding. A female passenger also was charged with joyriding.
* John Harrison Bigley, 34, 200 Grindstaff Hollow
Road, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Terry Blevins and
charged with violation of probation.
* Richard C. Burleson, owner of Bugtussle Landscaping
Co., reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger that he had driven
his 1988 GMC TC7 under the canopy at Valley View 7-11, when
a hydro seeder on the back of the truck hit an overhead light
attached to the canopy covering the gas pumps. Burleson said
he thought the truck would clear the canopy, but it did not.
* CCSD Deputy Albert Nave responded Monday to
Dan Berry Hill Road regarding an accident. According to the
report, two juveniles were playing in a 1986 Chrysler New
Yorker when it rolled backward and stopped in a large ditch.
As the vehicle was rolling backward, a 13-year-old female
jumped out and one of the wheels struck one of her feet. She
was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital by Carter County
* Teresa Miller, 221 Bill Nave Loop, reported
Monday to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm that she heard her dogs barking
around 11:30 p.m. Sunday and when she awoke, she found her
black Craftsman 6 hp self-propelled mower missing from an
* The owner of AAA Discount Auto Depot, 990 W.
Elk Ave., reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Charles Moreland that
someone removed four hubcaps from a 1995 Chrysler on Sunday
* Deanna Leonard, 43, 3119 Hwy. 91, reported
Sunday to Constable Landon Pritchard that someone had entered
her residence between noon and 6 p.m. and removed a JVC Camcorder
and a satellite card. There were no signs of forced entry.
* Barbara Conley, 37, Crooke Street, Hampton,
reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Mike Carlock that sometime
in the past two days, someone took a metal swing with canopy
from her mother's front lawn.