July 25, 2002

Arrests

   * Michael Lee Rowe, 19, 1514 E. Chilhowie St., Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by agents of the 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force and charged with sale of Schedule II, possession of Schedule II for resale, and conspiracy to sell Schedule II.
   * Amy Kay Hilton, 112 Wagner Road, Watauga, was arrested Wednesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Janice Black on charges of failure to appear on theft of rental property.
   * Tommy Dale Osborne, 28, 412 Bowman Ave., Jonesborough, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range on warrants out of General Sessions Court charging him with violation of probation.

Vehicle recovered

   * CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan responded Tuesday to 110 Milligan View Road in reference to the recovery of a stolen 1998 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy. According to Deputy Ryan, other motorcycles have been recovered recently in the same general area. Deputy Ryan spoke with the owner of the apartment at 110 Milligan View Road, who advised that he had found the motorcycle behind an outbuilding on the property. Upon investigation it was determined that the motorcycle was among several stolen from Horrey County, S.C. The motorcycle was towed to the sheriff's department for processing.

Theft

   * Greg Ward, 34, 311 Church St., Hampton, reported Tuesday to CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland that sometime during the night, someone stole his 1981 Harley-Davidson Roadster which was parked in an outbuilding at his residence. Ward described the bike as yellow, with a skull painted on the gas tank and barbed wire on the fenders. The motorcycle was secured by two chains, which had been cut. A set of bolt cutters was left at the scene.
   * Arnold Willis, 726 Browns Branch Road, Hampton, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Mary Miller that someone had stolen numerous items from his residence. Among the items taken were several plows, assorted tools, picnic table and chairs, pressure washer, generator and wagon, several harness sets, halters, bridles, collars and pads, a black saddle and bridle, chaps, several guns and other equipment.

Burglary

   * Justin Irick, 221 Echo Drive, reported Tuesday to CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger that he parked his vehicle at the river access at Little Wilbur Dam and returned later to find the driver's side window broken. An Alpin CD player, two 12-inch Rockford Fozgate speakers, and several CDs were taken.

Vandalism

   * CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland reported Tuesday that he was asked to assist Kevin Walker, 20, 100 Sheets Road, Hampton, in getting his WeedEater and several tools which were in the possession of Mike Ward, 134 Marion Branch Road, Roan Mountain. When the officer and Walker arrived at the residence, they observed the WeedEater on fire on the side of the road in front of the residence. The WeedEater was destroyed.
   * William S. Price, 126 Hughes Lane, Johnson City, reported Tuesday to CCSD Lt. Bobby Huffman that someone had shot out the window of his 1973 AMC, as well as a window in the rear of his residence. The windows appeared to have been shot with BBs.

Assault

   * CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson responded Tuesday to 112 Elisha Garland Road, Roan Mountain, regarding an assault. Paul Wooten of the above address told the officer that he was at 1063 Buck Mountain Road removing underpinning from a mobile home he had purchased when he was approached by an individual with a knife who told him he was not leaving the mountain alive. The assailant proceeded toward Wooten, who took off running. In the process of escaping, Wooten dropped his wallet. He told the officer that he turned and noticed that the assailant had picked it up. Wooten went to a nearby residence and was given a ride back to Elisha Garland Road. While the officer was taking Wooten's statement, the previous owner of the mobile home drove up and returned the wallet, which Wooten said was missing about $40. Following the interview, Deputy Johnson went to the Buck Mountain residence where Wooten's vehicle was parked. All four tires had been slashed. The incident is under investigation.