September 8, 2002

Arrests

   * Danita Whitehead, 40, 637 First Ave., Hampton, was arrested Thursday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Eric Buck and charged with theft over $1,000, vandalism and aggravated burglary.
   * Misty Dawn Charlton, 28, 706 N. Pine St., was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones following a traffic stop. Charlton was charged with a driving on suspended license and also was served a capias charging her with failure to appear on driving on suspended license.
   * Kathy Jean Barnett, 50, 2201 Sunflower Lane, Watauga, was arrested Thursday by CCSD Deputy Rebecka Bowers and charged with custodial interference.
   * Arthur Jackson, 47, 141 E. Market St., Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by officers of Johnson City Police Bureau following investigation into a robbery at the John Sevier Center. He was charged with aggravated robbery and was being held in Washington County Detention Center in lieu of bond.

Fire

   * CCSD Sgt. Tim Lowe responded Thursday to a trailer fire at 177 Hunters Ridge Road. Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Department assisted by other volunteer fire departments extinguished the fire. The mobile home and its contents were a total loss. The resident was in the process of moving when the fire occurred, according to the report.

Theft

   * Douglas E. Wyper, 151 Crestview Drive, reported Thursday to Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Shannon Peters that someone had broken the lock and removed several items from a glass case in his vender's space at Antiques on Elk. Missing were an Egyptian burial mask, 100 BC, valued at $600; a Greco-Roman medical set, 100 AD, valued at $200; a token of true cross, 600 AD, valued at $200; a Sea of Galilee fish hook and a dinosaur tooth, value not listed.
   * Lisa Sipey, 120 Sapphire Drive, reported Wednesday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that her purse had been stolen from her residence and that someone had attempted to use her credit card on Thursday at Super Wal-Mart.
   * Ginger Hall, 37, 655 Hwy. 91, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that when she returned home she found that someone had entered her residence and had taken numerous items valued at more than $1,700.
   * Millard Buchanan, 155 Hubert Shell Road, Roan Mountain, reported Tuesday to CCSD Lt. Harvey Guess that someone had attempted to break in to his residence by removing a rear window. The pane had been broken, however, entry was not made.
   * Christy A. Brown, 27, 124 Victory Drive, reported Thursday that someone had entered her residence by breaking the rear door frame and had taken her medication.
   * Amanda Guy, 704 Hwy. 321, Hampton, reported Thursday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that she had left her wallet inside the car while she went inside Roadrunner market in Hampton. When she returned to the vehicle she found $100 missing.

Marijuana found

   * CCSD Deputy Al Meehan reported Thursday that while he was attempting to serve a warrant at a residence on Rittertown Road, he observed a marijuana plant growing within a few feet of the house in a clear, cultivated area. The plant was pulled and destroyed. No one was at the residence at the time the plant was found.

Correction

   * Michael Edward Morris, 49, 821 N. Walnut St., who was arrested last Sunday on a capias charging him with failure to appear on fines and costs, actually was arrested by mistake on a capias issued in 1999. The case had been disposed of previously. The case was dismissed and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office refunded Morris the cash bond he had been required to post.