July 17, 2002
* Wanda P. Jamison, 30, 186 Roy Bowers Road,
was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Investigator Johnny Blankenship on a Criminal Court warrant
charging her with third-offense DUI, violation of implied
consent and child endangerment.
* Gary A. Bowers, 21, 130 Dan Bowers Road, was
arrested Monday by CCSD Investigator Chris Pierce on warrants
charging him with burglary and theft under $500.
* Brandon Keith Bolden, 20, 115 Beechnut St.,
Unit 12, Johnson City, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy
Albert Nave on a warrant charging him with filing a false
report. Bolden was in custody in Roane County before being
transported to Carter County.
* Lora Ann McKinney, 31, 115 Betterly Place,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Mike Carlock after the
officer responded to the residence regarding an unwanted guest.
The officer had responded to the residence earlier in the
evening on the same complaint but the subject had left prior
to the officer's arrival. McKinney was charged with public
* CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger responded shortly after
4 a.m. Tuesday to a report of a fire at 131 Little Stoney
Creek Road. Leea K. Mathes, 31, told the officer that she
was awakened by the smoke alarm. Mathes said that before going
to bed an eye on the kitchen stove had been left on. Mathes
extinguished the fire with water. The top of the stove, the
hood and the wall behind the stove were damaged. CCSD Deputy
Mike Carlock, who also responded to the scene, went up the
back steps to the residence and the wooden steps collapsed,
causing him to fall about 6 feet to the ground. Deputy Carlock
was treated at the scene by Carter County Rescue Squad and
transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital for further treatment.
* Joseph May, 67, 923 W. G St., reported Monday
to CCSD Chief Deputy James Parrish that sometime within the
past week someone cut the lock off of a cooler at Stoney Creek
Orchards, located in Peters Hollow. Vandals then tore up wiring
to the lights in the ceiling of the cooler. Damage was estimated
at about $2,000.
* David Shoun, 40, 113 Midnight Drive, reported
Monday to CCSD Chief Deputy James Parrish that someone removed
several checks from Asplundh Tree Service from his mailbox
around 11:50 a.m. Saturday. A witness observed a white male
subject driving a small white car follow the mailman onto
the street and take the mail out of the box belonging to Shoun
just after the mailman put it in.
* Crystal Brown, 23, 625 Sugar Hollow Road, reported
Monday to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that she and her husband
came home around 11:30 p.m. Sunday and found their residence
had been broken into. Brown said they did not call law enforcement
at the time because it was late. Damage was observed on the
front door and one of the bedroom doors. Missing was about
$2,800 in cash, which had been in a glass jar. The jar was
found lying on the bed.
* M.L. Jack, 1626 Heaton Branch Road, Butler,
reported Monday to CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe that sometime between
Friday and Monday, someone stole approximately 80 7-foot locust
posts from Farmers Supply, 6451 U.S. Hwy. 19E, Roan Mountain.
Jack advised the posts were stacked beside the building. Vehicle
tracks were observed in the grass leading to where the posts
* Tammy Lynn LaTour, 35, 518 Johnson Ave., reported
Monday to Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Charles Moreland
that she had been out of town and when she arrived home she
found that her door had been forced open. Muddy footprints
were found on the kitchen floor, however, nothing was found
missing at the time of the report. Earl Typhair, 519 Johnson
Ave., told the officer that one day last week, someone driving
a small gold car and a small black truck with red pin stripes,
tried to take his boat from his driveway, however, he did
not report it at the time. After talking with LaTour, Typhair
called to report the incident.
* Ivonne Christiane Michael, 43, 4802 Post Road,
Nashville, reported Sunday to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that she
had stopped at Milligan Grocery July 12 to get gasoline for
her vehicle and during that time, her son had opened the back
of the truck and rearranged some of their luggage, accidentally
leaving a Hartman duffel bag belonging to her outside the
truck. The 18-inch brown-patterned cloth bag had her initials
monogrammed in gold letters, and contained miscellaneous clothing,
toiletries and prescription medication. Michael said she contacted
the store when she noticed the bag missing and was advised
by the clerk that the bag had been recovered and that they
were holding it for her. However, when she returned to the
store to pick up the bag, she was told that another female
subject had come in, claiming the bag belonged to her. The
clerk gave the bag to the other subject, who left with it.
Hit and run
* Connie Caldwell, 38, 190 Edgewater Road, reported
Monday to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that while she was at
Pearce's Chapel Church on Gap Creek Road, someone ran into
her vehicle, causing damage to the left rear door.