August 30, 2002

Arrests

  
* The First Judicial Drug Task Force and Carter County Sheriff's Department arrested two Elizabethton men and a Virginia woman after an informant working for the DTF arranged to purchase an automatic assault rifle from one of the suspects. Constable Thomas Smith reported the informant purchased a MAK-90 rifle from three suspects who were then arrested by authorities. Edward Timbs, 47, 112 Suess Road, was arrested on charges of sale of a prohibited weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, and conspiracy to sell a prohibited weapon. John Reece, 40, 199 Marion Branch Road, was charged with sale of a prohibited weapon, two counts of unlawful possession of a weapon, resisting arrest, and conspiracy to sell a prohibited weapon. Cynthia Dalton, 36, 4368 Cookburg Road, Chatham, Va., was arrested on charges of sale of a prohibited weapon and conspiracy to sell a prohibited weapon. The CCSD report also alleged a hunting knife was found on Timbs and a Reece was found to have a .45 caliber pistol and a hunting knife. All three are scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Sept. 3.
   * Johnny W. Glass, 35, 2257 Siam Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Sgt. Penny Croy and CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on charges of aggravated criminal trespassing and going armed. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Sept. 3.
   * Christopher Allen Vestal, 22, 204 Ed Green Road, Hampton, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm on a warrant for violation of probation. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Aug. 30.
   * Paula McNealy, 36, 237 Lick Skillet Road, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm on a warrant charging her with manufacturing Schedule VI drugs and possession of drug paraphernalia. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Sept. 3.
   * Susan Marie Izbicki, 20, 200 Ashe Street, Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley on a charge of theft under $500. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Sept. 23.
  

Fire

   * On Wednesday, CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm was advised by the 911 Communications Center of a burned vehicle off Dennis Cove Road on the gravel road going to the rifle range. On arrival, Hamm reported finding the vehicle -- a Ford Ranger truck -- parked on the gravel road. Hamm reported the truck's cab and engine were totally destroyed and a small portion of the cab was still smoldering. A vehicle identification number could not be found on the vehicle and the vehicle's tag had not been reported stolen, Hamm reported.
  
Theft

   * CCSD Sgt. G.S. Johnson spoke with David R. Brown on Thursday. Brown advised that he had woke up this date and found his 1983 Mazda truck missing. Brown advised he had left the vehicle parked in the front yard of his Peachtree Lane residence the previous night. The vehicle was left unlocked with the keys inside, Brown reported.