July 31, 2002
* Connie R. Purcott, 45, 234 Clarks Creek Road,
Jonesborough, was arrested Monday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department Deputy Jim Whaley on a warrant charging her with
sale of Schedule IV.
* Scotty Lee Calloway, 28, 220 Lovers Lane, was
arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm on a warrant charging
him with theft under $500. The arrest stems from a warrant
written by Lt. Rocky Croy following investigation into the
July 22 theft of a weedeater and leaf blower.
* Brandon Hobert Hyder, 19, 610 D. Droke Road,
Piney Flats, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm
on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Kelly Wayne Greene, 43, 157 Chambers Hollow
Road, was arrested Monday by CCSD Deputy Laverne Julian on
a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
* Loren L. Pearce, 35, 118 Cunningham St., was
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Albert Nave and charged with
* Nat David Hyder, 36, 918 Stateline Road, was
arrested Monday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Brian
Fraley after the officer responded to the residence regarding
a domestic assault. When the officer arrived, he observed
Sandy Campbell, 58, with a visible cut to her nose and redness
in the right cheek area of the face. Campbell said Hyder struck
her in the face and attempted to smother her. Hyder was charged
with assault under domestic violence.
* Joseph M. Whitson, 147 Wilbur Dam Road, was
issued a summons Saturday by EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh charging
Whitson with underage consumption.
* EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero responded Monday to
Long John Silver's, 509 W. Elk Ave., regarding a possible
counterfeit bill. The assistant manager told the officer that
a customer came inside the restaurant and placed a carry-out
order, paying with a counterfeit $10. The bill was turned
over to EPD's Criminal Investigation Division.
* CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley responded Monday to
State Route 400 near the Bristol Bridge regarding a car fire.
Scott Stout, 703 Well St., told the officer that he was driving
the 1989 Jeep when he pulled to the side of the road, smelled
smoke, and saw fire coming from the vehicle.
* Charles Woods, 1019 Pearl St., reported Saturday
to EPD Capt. Clyde Croy that someone entered his yard and
pulled two heavy flower boxes and a flower pot off his porch
and broke them. The items were valued at about $200.
* James W. Braswell, 322 Race St., and Margret
Hatley, 327 Race St., reported Saturday to Capt. Clyde Croy
that two unknown persons took several decorations from their
yards and porches. A wreath and bird feeder were taken from
the Hartley residence while a hummingbird statue and three
small windmills were removed from the Braswell yard.
* Elizabethton Police responded to a report of
an overturned vehicle in the Tetrick Funeral Home parking
lot on Monday morning. EPD Sgt. Kenneth Hardin reported that
a van belonging to the funeral home had been traveling through
the parking lot when the driver, Daniel Akers, made contact
with a guidewire. The van's left front tire went over the
guidewire causing the van to flip onto its side, Hardin reported.
Hardin also confirmed the van was transporting a body at the
time of the accident. The driver was not injured, according