September 27, 2002


* On Thursday at approximately 1 a.m., Elizabethton Police Department officer Jennifer Mayberry responded to a call at 810 Quail Ridge Court. Mayberry stated Jacqueline Nicole Stout, of 103 Central Avenue, Johnson City, informed her that she received a phone call on her cell phone, and the caller I.D. showed a private number. When Stout answered the call, a subject on the other end spoke, and his/her voice sounded like they had breathed helium from a balloon. The subject stated, "Now I lay me down to sleep; I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should "die" before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take." Stout stated the subject emphasized the word "die". Mayberry advised she would patrol the surroundings throughout the night.

Kelly L. (Pippen) Harless, 38, 334 Jenkins Hollow Road, was arrested Wednesday by EPD Captain Clyde Croy on charges of a second offense DUI and second offense driving on a revoked license.
   * Michael Wayne Ledford, 18, 109 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, was taken into custody Wednesday by EPD officer Shannon Peters on a previous charge of violation of probation. Peters was dispatched to Lynn Wood Apt. Building F on a report of a fight. Peters questioned Ledford and another male and discovered Ledford had a juvenile attachment for violation of probation. There was no physical altercation. Ledford was transported to the CCSD.
   * Jeff Allen Ingram, 33, 132 Wilson Avenue, was arrested Wednesday by EPD Capt. Clyde Croy on charges of public intoxication and filing a false report with police.

EPD officer Shannon Peters on Wednesday was dispatched to 1017 Oak Street and spoke with Sharon Lewis, who stated that, when she returned home in the afternoon, her bedroom door padlock had been pulled loose from the door frame. Lewis said she had three gold chains valued at approximately $400 and a gold bracelet valued at approximately $450 missing from her dresser.
   * On Wednesday, EPD officer Jerry Bradley responded to a call at 315 South Main Street and spoke with Doyle Ray Buchanan, who informed him that someone had stolen his medicine and some jewelry at his residence, 314 Main Street. Entry was reported to have been made by way of an unlocked back door.