October 1, 2002


* Robert Larry South, 20, homeless, was arrested Friday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Investigator Laverne Julian on charges of aggravated burglary and theft under $500 after an investigation into an incident report of burglary at 122 Stines Hill Road. South confessed to the crime in a written statement, according to authorities. He was scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Monday at 9 a.m.
   * Ronnie Lee Whitehead, 44, 318 Tower Road, Roan Mountain, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm on a fourth offense driving under the influence, fourth offense driving on a revoked license, violation of registration, and violation of a traffic light law.
* Jeff Alvin Ingram, 33, homeless, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Harvey Guess on charges of public intoxication.
   * Richard Thomas Forrester, 44, 207 Nanny Goat Hill Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range on charges of public intoxication.
   * Chris Dale Holsclaw, 30, 105 Arlington Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm on charges of public intoxication, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, and driving on a suspended license.
   * Jerry Ray Holsclaw, 26, 153 Coal Shute Road, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm on charges of public intoxication.


* On Friday, Helen M. Hardin, 102 Sunquest Drive Lot #2, advised CCSD Sgt. T. Lowe that sometime early in the morning someone entered her residence and broke two picture frames and two small figurines that were sitting on the mantle of her fireplace. The residence was unlocked at the time of the incident.
   * On Saturday, Charles Glover, 205 Simms Hill Road, reported to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that someone had broken the windshield and the left door glass out of his truck which was parked in his driveway. According to the report, there were footprints on the hood of the vehicle, and it appeared that the perpetrator had stood on the hood and kicked the windshield until it busted.
   * On Saturday, CCSD officers responded to two separate incidences of vandalism of mailboxes at 1306 Bristol Highway and 1310 Bristol Highway.
   * Elizabethton Police Department officer Joey Proffitt on Saturday responded to a call regarding vandalism at 308 South Watauga Avenue, where Joseph M. Grubb, of Apt. #4, stated that someone had broken the left rear glass and front windshield of his car.
   * Raymond Vincent Pickle, 113 West F Street, on Saturday reported to EPD officer Joey Proffitt that the driver's side glass had been broken out of his vehicle.
   * On Sunday, EPD officer Joey Proffitt responded to a call at 1252 Bluefield Avenue Apts. 1-8 regarding vandalism of and theft from a vehicle, including $12 worth of gasoline, a cut brake line, and a stolen N.C. tag.

Recovery of Property

* CCSD Sgt. Keith Range on Sunday received information about a red Dodge pickup bearing Kentucky registration. The vehicle was found beside the railroad tracks between Happy Valley Road and Cedar Grove Road. An NCIC check on the registration showed the vehicle had been stolen from Pikeville, Ky. on Friday. Daryll Byrd, one of the complainants, stated he observed the truck parked by the tracks early Friday. When it was still there Sunday, he decided to report it. Range contacted the Pikeville Police Department who advised him to release the vehicle. The owner was advised, and the vehicle is being stored at C & K Wrecker Service.


On Sunday, Burness Adams, 216 Shenandoah Drive, Johnson City, reported to CCSD Sgt. T. Lowe that sometime between Thursday and Saturday someone had entered her residence. The back door was found open on two different occasions, she stated. The house is currently listed for sale by realtors. Nothing in the house could be determined missing at the time the report was made.
   * On Saturday, Tony Nunley, 420 Blue Ridge Drive, reported to EPD officer Joey Proffitt that it appeared someone had entered his garage and stolen a drill and a band saw.


Sgt. Keith Range, on Friday, received a complaint in reference to a runaway juvenile. During investigation, the individual was located at a Hampton High School football game and was identified as George Lee Smith, 15. Smith was arrested for being a runaway and transported to the CCSD. He is in state custody at the Camlot Care Center and has a pending petition for theft and burglary. Smith was transported to the Juvenile Detention Center.
   * On Sunday, CCSD officer Al Meehan responded to a call at the old railroad tunnel on U.S. Highway 19E at the Doe River. Hampton Fire Department officials had responded to a set fire, and two juveniles were seen leaving the tunnel area. When confronted by fire officials, the two fled on foot towards Mill Pond Road. One juvenile escaped, but one was apprehended and turned over to CCSD officer Meehan. He was identified as Douglas Stout, 15, who is a runaway from state custody in Kingsport. According to the report, Stout had a bag of beer, a cigarette lighter, and a knife in his possession. The CCSD turned him over to Kingsport authorities who contacted children's services. Arrangements were made to return Stout to state custody.


* On Monday, Jeffery Crowe, 386 Watauga Road, reported to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that someone had stolen his 1983 blue Chevy S10 pickup with the driver side window busted.
   * Robbie D. Cox, 247 McKinnely Hollow Road, Roan Mountain, reported to CCSD Sgt. T. Lowe on Saturday that several items were taken out of his home and his property damaged.

* On Friday, EPD officer Jason McCall responded to a call from Joseph Louis Vogt who stated that some of his property was missing from his residence at 405 East Mill Street.

Stolen Vehicle

On Sunday, EPD officer Jason McCall responded to a call at 900 East Elk Avenue regarding a stolen vehicle reported to belong to Crystal Jean Milton, 918 Pine Ridge Circle, Apt. #E.