* Tammy Hughes, 35, 198 Dry Branch Road,
was arrested Monday by Elizabethton Police Department officer
Shannon Peters and charged with ten counts of animal cruelty
from previous warrants. She is scheduled to appear in General
Sessions Court on Oct. 22.
* Kathy J. Morton, 28, 1252 Bluefield Avenue
Apt. # L-7, was arrested Monday by EPD Watch Commander Arthur
Smithdeal on charges of shoplifting. According to the EPD,
Peebles Department Store manager, Erica Hodge, advised Smithdeal
when he arrived that a female had left the building wearing
and carrying stolen items from the store. Smithdeal located
Morton in the parking lot. She had taken approximately $317
in items from Peebles. She was issued a summons for theft
under $500 and is scheduled to appear in General Sessions
Court on Oct. 7.
* Matthew Lee Cox, 20, 861 Weaver Branch Road,
Bluff City, was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's
Department officer M. Carlock on charges of violation of probation.
* On Monday, Mary Elizabeth Carr reported
to CCSD officials that, on two different dates recently, someone
had stolen a .9 mm handgun and a black leather Harley Davidson
jacket from her place of employment. Investigation is ongoing.
* Rebecca Truschke on Monday reported to CCSD
Sgt. Keith Range that her medications had been stolen. The
medicines were in prescription bottles with the name Dr. Shipley
written on them.
* CCSD officer Brad Hamm on Friday was dispatched
to the Dollar General Store, U.S. Highway 321, Hampton regarding
a shoplifting incident. A clerk at the store advised Hamm
that she saw a female customer take some items. The clerk
advised the suspect was driving a brown Chevy Nova with tag#
AHQ--712. Investigation is ongoing.