August 23, 2002

Arrests


   * John Edward Corder Jr., 34, 116 Ensor Nidiffer Road, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Patrick Johnson following a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 19E. The driver, identified as Corder, was given several field sobriety tasks, which he could not complete. He was charged with DUI. Upon searching Corder, the officer found a holster in the back of his pants and after searching the vehicle, found a 9mm automatic Smith & Wesson under the passenger seat. Corder produced a handgun carry permit, however, he was found to be intoxicated and was charged with carrying a handgun while intoxicated. A passenger in the vehicle told the officer that Corder handed her the weapon to place under the seat while the officer was stopping the vehicle. Corder was given an Intoximeter test at Carter County Jail, resulting in a blood alcohol content of .17 percent.
   * Phillip Michael Krol, 19, 1246 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Thursday by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson following a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 19E. Krol was charged with drinking under age.
   * Beryl Perry Jr., 241 Lick Skillet Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Investigator Chris Pierce on three counts of failure to appear.
   * Cleveland Eugene Norris, 40, 406 E. Mill St., was arrested Wednesday by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Matt Bailey on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Kimberly D. White, 915 Pine Ridge Circle, was issued a summons Wednesday by EPD Ptl. Jason Shaw charging her with failure to deliver title.
  
Theft


   * Melinda Davis, 137 Dan Bowers Road, reported Tuesday to CCSD Sgt. Keith Range that someone had stolen her purse, which contained more than $300 cash and identification. Davis said her makeup bag, containing more than $250 in makeup, and some shoes also were stolen.
   * Paul I. Martines, 417 Johnson Ave., reported Wednesday to EPD Sgt. Charles Moreland that he stopped at Winn-Dixie on Hudson Drive to use the telephone, putting his briefcase down. When he left he forgot to take it with him. Martines said he called the store to see whether someone had returned it, but no one had.