July 29, 2002
* Angela E. Thomas, 39, 732 Watauga Ave., was
arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Richard
Haney after the officer observed the vehicle she was driving,
traveling 44 mph in a 25 mph zone. The officer conducted a
traffic stop and asked Thomas for her license. She told the
officer she did not have it with her. The officer ran a license
check and found that Thomas's license was revoked for DUI.
She also had a previous driving on revoked conviction. Thomas
was charged with second-offense driving on revoked license
* Kathie Jo Byrd, 22, of Johnson City, was arrested
Thursday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau and charged
with possession of Schedule II narcotics for resale. The arrest
stems from a traffic stop at Boone Street and Chilhowie Avenue.
* Karen M. Jenkins, 39, 1621 Central Ave., reported
Thursday to EPD Sgt. Matt Bailey that she went out to mow
her lawn Wednesday evening and found her mower missing, along
with the gas can. The mower and can were taken from the rear
of the house, according to Jenkins.
* James T. Miles, 19, 955 Hwy. 91, reported Thursday
to Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Jeff Markland
that a Nintendo game cube, a controller, a Mario Smash Bros.
game, and an A/C adapter were taken from his residence. The
items were valued at approximately $300.
* Ron Hodge, 56, 111 Holly Springs Road, reported
July 22 to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that he was contacted by a
male subject regarding a vehicle he was trying to sell. The
male subject went to Hodge's mother's house on Parkway Boulevard
where the vehicle was stored and met Hodge there. Hodge said
the man agreed to purchase the vehicle for $350 without test
driving it. He gave Hodge a startup check drawn on NationsBank.
Hodge said he gave the man the title to the vehicle but advised
him that he had not obtained a valid title to the vehicle
after purchasing it. The subject told Hodge that he intended
to use the vehicle for parts. When Hodge took the check to
Bank of America to cash it, he was advised that the account
number was valid but that it was in another person's name.
Also, NationsBank merged with Bank of America several years
ago. No city/state or ZIP were included on the check and the
telephone number also was invalid.
* Stacey Leigh Ensor, 19, 705 Glen Oaks Drive,
Gray, reported July 22 to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that she had
parked her vehicle at 1294 Milligan Highway the previous day
and when she returned she found that someone had entered her
vehicle, causing about $300 in damage to the dashboard. The
perpetrator removed a Pioneer CD/AM/FM player and an Ericsson
* Stephen Robert Rankin, 136 Noah Taylor Road,
reported Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that sometime around
8:30 p.m. Wednesday, someone stole approximately $1,000 worth
of tools and two toolboxes from his carport.
* Jason Stamey, 210 Johnson St., Roan Mountain,
reported Thursday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone had
stolen a monitor heater from his residence. Stamey said he
last saw the heater around 6 p.m. the previous day.
* EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters responded July 22 to
the Carter County American Little League Field regarding a
theft from a Pepsi machine. Jackie Pierce, vice president
of the organization, told the officer that someone had stolen
$120 from the machine, however, the machine was not damaged
* Amy Nicole Russell, 31, 2006 W. G St., reported
Thursday to EPD Ptl. Jack Ramsey that a window had been broken
out of an outbuilding behind the house she rents. It did not
appear that entry had been made into the building. The officer
observed a basketball goal about 4 feet away and marks on
the side of the building consistent with those made by a basketball.
* Brandi M. Davis, 20, 621 Sugar Hollow Road,
reported July 22 to EPD Ptl. Tonya Scott that someone had
slashed a tire on her 1998 Honda Civic while it was at her
residence. The officer observed that the tire had been slashed
* CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland responded Thursday
to 129 Nave St., Hampton, regarding a vehicle fire. Ross Markland
told the officer that he had started his girlfriend's van
and left it running. Soon, he noticed smoke coming from the
engine. Hampton Volunteer Fire Department responded. The 1990
Chevrolet Astro appeared to be a total loss.