July 12, 2002

Death

Ê * Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Greg Nave responded Wednesday evening to a report of a wreck involving a 4-wheeler. When the officer arrived on the scene, Larry Powell, 529 Garrison Hollow Road, told the officer that the wife of Robert E. Bolton, 69, 537 Garrison Hollow Road, had asked him to go check on her husband, who she had last seen at 6:45 p.m. Powell advised he found Bolton lying on his back dead in a field behind a nearby residence. Sheriff John Henson, Chief Deputy James Parrish, Lt. Jamie Jenkins, Sgt. Randy Bowers and Deputy Kenny Cornett also responded. An autopsy was ordered.

Arrests

ÊÊ * John A. Perkins, 26, of Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Lt. Rocky Croy on three counts sale of Schedule II.
   * Larry Robert Keeling Jr., 35, 5050 Bluff City Hwy., Bluff City, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Terry A. Brewster, 26, 199 Swimming Pool Road, Hampton, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on two capiases from Criminal Court charging him with failure to appear.
   * William Edward Johnson, 34, 162 Bluegrass Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck after the officer responded to a call at the residence regarding an intoxicated disorderly male. Joyce Clawson told the officer that her brother, Johnson, had come home very intoxicated and became irate because she would not take him riding around. Clawson said he threatened to vandalize her truck and also had thrown a can of beer, which went all over her and her small child. Johnson was charged with disorderly conduct under domestic violence.
   * Richard Anthony Oaks, 44, 118 Bob Little Road, was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason Shaw after the officer responded to 931 Pine Ridge Circle. Oaks had been banned from the property but had not been served notice. Oaks was located and a warrant check revealed that he was wanted on a capias charging him with failure to appear on public intoxication. He was transported to Carter County Jail, where he also was served a criminal trespass notice from Elizabethton Housing Agency.
   * Justin Lee Sistrunk, 25, 429 W. G St., was arrested Wednesday by EPD Sgt. Brian Fraley after the officer was stopped by a motorist and advised that she and a passenger were being stalked by a white male driving a green Saturn, and that the man had followed them from Kingsport. Sgt. Fraley advised the women that he would follow them to their residence at Lynnwood Apartments to ensure their safety. Upon arrival, the Saturn pulled into the parking lot. Sgt. Fraley checked the driver, Sistrunk, and found that his license had been revoked for failure to file insurance after an accident. He was taken into custody and charged with driving on revoked. During inventory of the vehicle, Ptl. Jason McCall found a marijuana joint in the floorboard on the driver's side of the vehicle. After being advised of his rights, Sistrunk said he had no knowledge of the marijuana. He additionally was charged with simple possession.
   * Robert David Grabinski, 36, 429 W. G St., was served a summons for assault out of General Sessions Court in Washington County on Thursday by EPD Capt. Rusty Verran.
   * Andrew George Borschell, 32, 241 W. Main St., Johnson City, was arrested Thursday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with one count of burglary to a business. The arrest stems from a call to 911 regarding a man inside Classic Billiards on West Walnut Street who was bleeding severely from his abdomen. Investigation revealed that Borschell forced entry into the Salvation Army Thrift Store on West Walnut by breaking out the front window. Borschell received a large laceration to his right arm. Officers found a blood trail leading from the thrift store to Classic Billiards, where Borschell was found semi-conscious. He was treated for injuries and later transported to Washington County Detention Center.

Vandalism

   * Betty Miller, 71, 1026 Bluefield Ave., reported Thursday to EPD Ptl. Jason McCall that someone had damaged her chain link fence sometime between 4:30 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. It appeared as though the fence had been struck by a vehicle which had run off the roadway.


Burglary/theft

   * Gary Honeycutt, 302 Stuarts St., Roan Mountain, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that someone had entered his home before dark the previous evening and had taken his wife's jewelry box containing 15 to 20 gold rings, two 14-carat gold wedding bands, a 14-carat white gold necklace, and a white gold ankle bracelet. There were no signs of forced entry.
   * Robbie Dewayne Cox, 35, 247 McKinney Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that someone had entered his residence and had taken the air conditioner out of the window and climbed through. Six to eight silver dollars, a 4-carat gold link necklace, a 14-carat gold rope necklace and a 14-carat gold ring with diamond in the center were taken.
   * Martha Ison, 126 Johnny Jack Drive, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Johnny Miller that someone had stolen her child's yellow and black Big Wheel from the porch of her residence.
   * Angela Issacs, Gap Creek Road, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave that someone had stolen an 18-inch Hydra bicycle from the back porch of the residence.
   * John Patterson, 154 Arwood Hill Road, Hampton, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach that about 10 days ago he noticed some items missing from the house. He said he checked around and found a 350 steel crank, three 14-inch wheels and Hoosier tires missing from the garage, as well as two gold rings and a necklace and earring set taken from the home.


Found property

   * EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters was dispatched Wednesday to the Senior Citizens Center on East G Street regarding found property. A yellow 10-speed bicycle was found in the bushes near the ball court.