September 26, 2002
* Carter County Sheriff's Deputy Todd Hamm responded
to 120 Hemlock Lane on Tuesday in reference to an assault.
On arrival, Hamm spoke with Joyce Brock who stated a male
subject known to her had assaulted her. She advised that the
subject had arrived at the residence when she was preparing
to leave and had wanted a car battery. She reportedly told
the subject she did not have time to get a car battery. The
subject became angry and struck Brock in the face with his
fist, she stated. Hamm reported a cut and abrasion was visible
above the victim's left eye.
* CCSD Sgt. G.S. Johnson spoke with Debbie Ritchie
on Tuesday in reference to a burglary. Ritchie advised that
her dogs had been barking outside her Bulldog Hollow Road
residence during the previous night. She said she found nothing
during the night outside her home but on Tuesday afternoon,
she discovered that her vehicle's car stereo was missing.
She reported that the keys had been left in the ignition of
the car and those keys were also taken.
* Tasha Crowe reported to Elizabethton Police
Officer Kevin Cable that she had parked her white Geo Metro
at Hardee's on Tuesday morning. She stated that when she went
on break at 9:09 a.m. Tuesday, she found the vehicle had been
taken. She reported the vehicle had not been locked but she
had the keys in her possession. At approximately 12:27 p.m.
Tuesday, Crowe alerted authorities that the vehicle had been
* Jonathan David Parlier, 21, 430 Bonnie Kate
Blvd., was arrested Tuesday by deputies from the CCSD and
First Judicial District Drug Task Force on a charge of sale
of Schedule II drugs.
* Gary D. Hicks Jr., 28, 436 H. Heaton Road,
was arrested by EPD Officer Jason Shaw for a warrant charging
him with failure to appear on a charge of being a fugitive
from justice, driving under the influence, and driving on
a revoked license. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions
Court on Sept. 30.
* Sharon Anne Fox, 41, 4877 Highway 19E, Hampton,
was arrested by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson on a warrant issued
from Criminal Court on a charge of violation of probation.
* Scott Allen Storie, 38, 137 Mayfield Drive,
was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. G.S. Johnson on a warrant
issued by Carter County Chancery Court for contempt.
* Donna Mae Potter, 35, 266 Whaleytown Road,
Butler, was arrested Tuesday by EPD Officer Brooke Mullins
on a charge of DUI. She is scheduled to appear in General
Sessions Court on Oct. 11.
* Lora Adkins McKinney, 115 Betterly Place, was
arrested Tuesday by CCSD Lt. Mike Fraley on a charge of violation
of probation and a capias issued for failure to appear on
fines and costs. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions
Court on Sept. 30.
* EPD Officer Shannon Peters served a warrant
for a charge of aggravated burglary on Robert South, 20, no
address available. South was incarcerated at the Carter County
Jail at the time of the warrant service.
* A two vehicle accident on Siam Road near East
Side Baptist Church on Wendesday afternoon sent the driver
of one vehicle to the Johnson City Medical Center, according
to Elizabethton Police. EPD Officer Mike Merritt said a preliminary
report indicated a Dodge Intrepid was traveling on Siam Road
when the vehicle appeared to have crossed the double yellow
line and struck another vehicle driven by Bobby Joe Herndon
of Elizabethton. The collision resulted in Herndon's vehicle
being sent down an embankment near the Doe River, police said.
The male driver of the Intrepid was not immediately identified
by police. He was transported to JCMC by Wings Air Rescue.
The victim's condition was not immediately known at press
time. Herndon was wearing a seat belt and suffered only minor
scuffs to his neck, according to police.