September 8, 2002
* 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
* 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.
* 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.
* 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.
* 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