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