July 8, 2002
* Louie Green, 53, 1596 Dennis Cove Road, Hampton,
reported Thursday to Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy
Shannon Deloach that he was having a family get-together when
he observed his brother leave the driveway on Green's 1985
International tractor. Green said he did not give his brother
permission to take the tractor. Later, Green said he was advised
by a neighbor that the tractor had been wrecked at the bottom
of the mountain and that his brother had been taken to Unicoi
* CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian was dispatched Wednesday
to 136 Townson Road regarding a complaint of a previous residential
burglary. Bobby Randall Townson, 28, 136 Townson Road, Roan
Mountain, reported that he had returned home the previous
day and had noticed that the lock on his door had been broken.
Townson said that upon checking the residence, he found several
medications missing from the kitchen cabinet.
* Eddie Shell, 52, 112 Howard Lipford Road, reported
Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson that a relative had
come to his house in the early morning, claiming to have been
in a wreck. While at the residence, the relative asked Shell
for a nerve pill, which he refused to give to them. Later,
Shell found that his bottle of OxyContin was missing.
* Esther Mendez, 34, 3480 Beech Mountain Road,
Elk Park, N.C., reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Shannon
Deloach that she was in the process of moving and had left
her 1992 Eagle Talon at 212 Johnson St., Roan Mountain, because
it would not start. When she checked the vehicle on Wednesday,
she found that the CD player was missing.
* Donald Barrett, 44, 311 Taylor Road, Stanley,
N.C., reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that while
he was traveling on Highway 400 in Carter County and River
Road in Washington County, a large seagreen Outcast Cataraft
raft blew off the trailer he was hauling it on and could not
be found. The raft is valued at $3,000.