June 21, 2002
* Richard Brent Taylor, 54, 1263 Bluefield Ave.,
was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Jason McCall on a General Sessions Court capias charging him
with failure to appear on public intoxication. He also was
served a summons for failure to pay fines and costs in Criminal
* David Mark Markland, 28, 145 Amanda Smalling
Road, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Jeff Markland and charged with assault.
* Barbra Jackson, 70, 489 Garrison Hollow Road,
reported Wednesday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that her red Murray
push mower was missing.
* Ike Fortner, 50, 1238 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton,
reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that he was
checking on a residence at 130 Ed Green Road, Hampton, for
a friend. When he went to check the residence he found that
a window had been broken and someone had attempted to enter
the residence through the back door. Nothing was found missing
at the time of the report.
* Gary Hensley, 717 Beech St., reported Wednesday
to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone had entered a trailer
on Rocky Branch Road which he owns and had vandalized the
inside. Entry appeared to have been gained through a front
window. The officer observed muddy footprints throughout the
house. A kitchen cabinet and bathroom mirror had been broken
and the screen on the bathroom and rear bedroom windows had
been torn. Feces was found inside the refrigerator, which
had been dented. A striker plate on the bedroom door and the
rear storm door spring also had been damaged.
* CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett responded Wednesday
to a mobile home fire at 1207 Rittertown Road. James Scalf
advised the officer that the home had caught fire on Friday
night as well and the insurance adjuster had advised him to
go in and try to salvage some of the family's personal property.
While the family was next door eating lunch, their son looked
out and saw smoke coming from the residence. The south end
of the residence was fully engulfed in flames when the officer
and firefighters arrived. Fire officials said Wednesday's
fire did not appear to have started in the same location as
Friday night's fire.