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
* 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
* Jerry Ray Holsclaw, 26, 153 Coal Shute Road,
was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Brad Hamm on charges of
* 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
* 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.
* 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.