July 28, 2002
* Olivia C. Stout, 22, 206 Stout Hollow Road,
was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department
Deputy Sarah Ryan after she, Chief Deputy James Parrish and
Investigator Chris Pierce responded to 103 Sheraton Lane in
reference to location of two subjects identified as Stout
and Gary L. Whitson, 32, 190 Walter Stevens Road. The subjects
reportedly were hiding on the resident's property. Stout was
wanted on an outstanding warrant for aggravated assault and
Whitson on a capias for failure to appear on assault under
domestic violence and DUI. The complainant advised that he
found the two subjects hiding in his garage and that they
had fled into the woods. Deputy Ryan deployed her partner,
K-9 Sgt. Kabor, to track the suspects. Sgt. Kabor tracked
down a hill into the woods and then made a quick head turn
back to the officer's left and lunged into a thicket. Deputy
Ryan shined her flashlight into the thicket and found Whitson
and Stout. Both were taken into custody. Stout's arrest stemmed
from a call received Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger, who
responded to Grandview Circle regarding an assault. The victim,
Willie J. Whitson, told the officer that Stout struck her
in the head with a black object, about 1-1/2 feet long, with
a sharp metal end. Investigator Pierce spoke with the victim
and observed several abrasions to Whitson's head and face.
A witness who was present during the altercation, also provided
* Jeffery Whitehead, 37, 695 Willow Springs Road,
was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range after the officer
responded to a domestic disturbance in the parking lot of
Carter County Sheriff's Department. When the officer arrived,
he observed a man sitting behind the wheel of a blue Buick,
and a man and woman outside the vehicle, arguing. As the officer
approached, the driver, identified as Whitehead, started to
pull away. Sgt. Range stopped him and after checking his license,
determined that Whitehead was operating the vehicle on a suspended
license. He was taken into custody.
* Judy A. Calloway, 41, 220 Lovers Lane, was
arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland after the officer
responded to Lovers Lane regarding a subject screaming. When
the officer arrived, he spoke with Henry Calloway, who was
in a wheelchair. Calloway told the officer that his ex-wife,
Judy Calloway, had thrown hot coffee on him. The officer noticed
that Mr. Calloway's pants were wet and that he also had scratches
on his stomach and right chest. Calloway said his ex-wife
was responsible. Judy Calloway was charged with assault under
* Larry M. Palladino, 29, 1272 Bluefield Ave.,
was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range on an attachment
from Chancery Court for back child support. His bond was set
at $6,320.99 cash.
* Michael Cyphers, 39, 200 Mallard Cove Circle,
Butler, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range and
charged with violation of probation.
* Ricky Wayne Russell, 46, 117 Vines St., Hampton,
was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl.
Tonya Scott after the officer responded to Food City on a
shoplifting call. The manager advised that he did not wish
to prosecute. While conducting a warrant check, it was learned
that Russell's driver's license was revoked for third-offense
DUI. Russell told the officer that he had been dropped off
at the store by his mother and that he would walk back home.
While leaving the store, Ptl. Scott noticed Russell standing
at a vehicle with the hood up, apparently working on the vehicle.
After several minutes he got the vehicle started and drove
out of the parking lot. After confirming a second time that
Russell's license was revoked, he was stopped and taken into
custody. Russell was charged with driving on revoked and failure
to provide proof of insurance.
* A clerk at Quick Stop market in Hampton reported
Friday to CCSD Sgt. Ken Dugger that a subject came into the
market and asked for beer. The subject was told that the market
doesn't sell beer after midnight. The clerk said the subject
put a 40 oz. bottle of Bud Lite into his shorts, went out
the door, and got into a vehicle which later was pulled over
by an Elizabethton Police Department unit, however, the beer
was not found.
* Rickey Barr, 2300 Stateline Road, reported
Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone stole a pack
of checks, numbered 2651-2676, from his residence. Barr said
at least eight checks have been written so far. The checks
are from Tennessee Teachers Credit Union in Johnson City.
Barr said he became aware of the problem when he received
a notice in the mail of a check returned for insufficient
* CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland responded around
6:30 a.m. Wednesday to 412 Watauga Road to a structure fire.
Donna Adcox, 39, of the residence told the officer that she
and her mother, Ruth Adcox, 82, were in bed when she heard
something popping in the basement area. Donna Adcox said she
then smelled smoke and got her mother out of the residence.
The fire appeared to have started in the laundry area of the
basement. Watauga Volunteer Fire Department responded. Cause
of the fire was undetermined at the time of the report.