July 23, 2002

Arrests

   * Larry Kenneth Hyatt, 30, 3411 Hwy. 321, Hampton, was arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Al Meehan on a summons and warrants charging him with violation of probation, theft over $1,000 and aggravated burglary.
   * Derrick Keith Bowers, 24, 194 Roy Bowers Road, was arrested Sunday at Shook Branch by CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach on a capias charging him with failure to appear on driving on revoked license.
   * Sharon Denise Fuller, 27, 1240 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Albert Nave on a capias charging her with failure to appear on seven counts of worthless checks.
   * Cathy Patricia Caraway, 41, 5050 Goose Creek, Lenoir, N.C., was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Al Meehan on a warrant charging her with violation of probation.
   * David P. Pierre, 35, 105 Renfro Road, was arrested Sunday by Constable Bobby Canter and charged with violation of probation, two counts of failure to appear on public intoxication, and failure to appear on an order of protection.
   * James D. Bass, 39, 212 S. Sycamore St., was arrested Friday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on a capias charging him with failure to appear on driving on suspended license.
   * Ricky Holder, 42, 153 Greenbrier Drive, Hampton, was arrested Saturday at his residence by CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger on a warrant taken out by Jailer Chad Grindstaff, charging Holder with escape.
   * Thomas Patrick Crowley, 19, 1298 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Friday by CCSD Investigator Chris Pierce and Sgt. Randy Bowers on warrants charging him with theft over $500.
   * Julio V. Perez, 25, 185 Simerly Creek Road, Hampton, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach following a traffic stop. Perez was charged with DUI.
   * Lonnie Ray Pierce, 28, 1300 Arney St., was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Capt. Rusty Verran following a traffic stop. Pierce was charged with second-offense driving on revoked license, violation of registration, and violation of financial responsibility.
   * James Carpenter, 28, 698 Willow Springs, was arrested Friday by EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott after the officer was dispatched to Lynnridge Apartments regarding a call of harassment/threats. After conducting a warrants check, it was found that Carpenter had an active warrant. He was charged with violation of probation.
   * Jeanna Marie Deloach, 24, 320 Beaver Circle, Bluff City, and Troy Adam Pilkington, 20, 12303 Mason Ave., Chester, Va., were arrested Monday by EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters. Deloach was charged with public intoxication and Pilkington with DUI, violation of implied consent and driving on suspended license. Pilkington also was issued a summons Sunday by EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable after the officer responded to Wal-Mart around 10:14 p.m. regarding a shoplifting call. Pilkington was charged with theft under $500 after allegedly taking a portable radio and three packs of batteries. Ptl. Cable also responded to Roadrunner on West G around 11:20 p.m. after the clerk reported that a male and female, matching the description of Deloach and Pilkington, came into the store and removed some merchandise. The clerk had the two empty their pockets and found three pairs of sunglasses from the store. A broken pair was found near the rack. The clerk advised the two then fled the store. The subjects were located around 1:37 a.m. Monday at Maupins Exxon on Broad Street after Ptl. Cable responded to a call regarding a male and female subject soliciting money from patrons.
   * James Campbell, 21, 1218 Ledford St., was arrested Sunday by EPD Capt. Clyde Croy and charged with public intoxication.
   * Michael Wade Holder, 31, 218 Mill Creek Road, was issued a summons Sunday by EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable after the officer responded to Wal-Mart regarding a shoplifting call. Loss prevention personnel advised the officer that Holder had been caught taking a trailer hitch cover and a couple of ratchets. Holder was charged with theft under $500.
   * Scotty L. Calloway, 28, 3220 Lovers Lane, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable after the officer responded to Wal-Mart regarding a shoplifting call. Calloway told the officer he had not taken anything and agreed to a consent search of his person. The search turned up no merchandise. While checking Calloway's identification, the officer noticed that it was an "I.D. Only -- DUI Offender" license. Another store employee advised Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that a female suspect was behind the store. Ptl. Cable went around the east side of the building and met Ptl. Mayberry in the back of the building. While walking through the west side of the parking lot, Ptl. Cable observed Calloway driving away. The officer stopped the vehicle, believing Calloway's license to be revoked. A license check showed Calloway had been declared a habitual motor offender and had a previous driving-on-revoked charge. He was arrested and charged with violation of habitual motor offender law and second-offense driving on revoked license.

Leash law

   * Keith Toth, 128 Les Lowe Road, Jonesborough, reported Saturday to CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian that he was at some land he had leased for cattle on the Old Milligan Highway when he noticed three dogs inside the fenced area chasing one of his Charolais calves. The dogs ran the calf out of the fenced area and out of sight. Around 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Toth found the 2-week-old calf lying in a field, dead. The calf appeared to have been brought down by the ears and then torn open in the stomach area. Toth said he had gone around the neighborhood asking about ownership of the dogs, however, he was told they were strays that had been in the vicinity about two months.

Theft

   * Charles Howard Trent, 880 Smalling Road, reported Wednesday to Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jim Whaley that someone had entered his home and had taken a .22 semi-automatic rifle, a three-shot bolt-action .410 shotgun, his wallet containing $500 in cash, driver's license and other important personal papers. The guns were taken from a locked gun cabinet and the wallet from his bedroom dresser.
   * Jackie Dugger, 147 Dolan Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave that his family had been on vacation and when he returned Tuesday, he found that his tool box and an assortment of tools were missing.
   * McDaniel Grant, 26, 144 Dolan Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland that someone had stolen a Makita circular saw from inside his residence.
   * Rick Bluto, 31, 419 E. L St., reported Tuesday, July 16, to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jason Shaw that he was in the process of moving from his current address and had returned Tuesday to get some of his belongings. When he entered, he found many of his possessions moved and some missing. Bluto said that a refrigerator belonging to the landlord was among the items taken.
   * Warren L. Baker, 110 Brice Road, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan that someone had forced open the front door of his trailer and had taken his prescription medication. A push lawnmower and weedeater also were taken.
   * Mark Anthony Maggart, 104 Nave St., Hampton, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm that someone had broken into his home and had taken approximately 10 Sony PlayStation games and about half a carton of cigarettes. The officer observed that a window in the back door had been broken out, with glass lying in the hallway.

Accident

   * Elizabethton police and fire departments responded to a two-vehicle accident on Highway 19-E shortly after 1 p.m. Monday. EPD Officer Mike Merritt reported that Gladys Combs, 83, 130 River Rock Cove, was traveling in the right northbound lane and attempted to turn across the highway to enter the southbound lane of 19-E. Combs' vehicle was struck by a Chevy truck driven by Nicholas Loveless, 129 Tester Road, who was traveling in the left northbound lane, police said. Merritt reported that Timothy Loveless -- one of the three passengers -- received a very minor bump to the head. He was not treated by the Carter County Rescue Squad. Combs was transported by the CCRS to the Johnson City Medical Center. Her condition was unknown at press time.