October 6, 2002

Theft

   * On Wednesday, Elizabethton Police Officer Jennifer Mayberry was advised by an employee at Pinecrest Shipping and Storage at 1336 Milligan Highway that someone had broken into at least four of their storage units sometime between Saturday and Monday. The employee reported that when she came in Monday, she discovered the burglary. Harold Hodge checked his storage unit and reported several items missing including a CD player, one VCR, an audio/video receiver, and several tools and houseware items. Mary Goheen reported to the employee that another unit was missing one set of T-Fal cookware, another cookware set, one crock pot and one cooler. June Saults reported that a new vacuum, rain lamp, grill, numerous clothes, a sewing kit and sewing machine were missing from her storage unit. Total value of the items taken from any unit was unknown. Mayberry reported the value of the items could not be determined because she had not made contact with the victims. The employee had talked to the victims by telephone and made the missing items list.
   * EPD Officer Shannon Peters was dispatched to the police department Thursday on a reported theft from a motor vehicle. Upon arrival, Peters spoke with Jennifer Whaley who advised that she was at Pizza Hut on Tuesday. She stated that when she tried to locate her purse, she could not find it in her vehicle. She reported that she knew she had left the purse in her car. Whaley reported that inside her purse was $20 cash, two insurance cards, a checkbook, her driver's license, and two credit cards.

Vandalism

   * Elizabethton Police Sgt. Roger Crowe was dispatched to the Asia House Wednesday morning in reference to a female causing a disturbance. On arrival, Crowe spoke with Hantoi Lam who stated that a woman entered the restaurant and was getting an order from the buffet to go. She said the woman was getting too much food in the tray and they got into an argument. Lam stated the woman began slinging food into the different trays on the buffet bar. She further stated that the female subject threw her food that she had collected in the floor. The female subject was described as a white female, in her mid-30s wearing a green suit. Lam advised the woman left the restaurant, got into a white vehicle and drove away on West Elk Avenue. Lam advised the subject had caused around $20 worth of damage to the food.
   * EPD Officer Jesus Pena spoke with Gwendolyn Slone who reported that person(s) unknown had damaged her Chevy Cavalier while she was visiting her son at 215 South Hills Drive. She stated that sometime after 8 p.m. Tuesday evening, she heard a BB gun being shot. The next day, she advised that the windshield of her Cavalier was damaged. Pena reported that there was a mark on the upper middle part of Slone's windshield that might have been caused by a BB.

Arrests

   * Michael Wayne Ledford, 18, 109 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, was arrested Thursday by Elizabethton Police Captain Rusty Verran on charges of driving on a suspended license, violation of the financial responsibility law, and violation of the light law. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Oct. 7.
   * Larry Paul Cole, 41, 921 Pine Ridge Circle, #A, was arrested Wednesday by EPD Officer Jennifer Mayberry on a charge of public intoxication.
   * Sherwood Cannon Davis, 33, 302 Sycamore Street #7, was arrested Wednesday by EPD Officer Jennifer Mayberry on a charge of aggravated DUI.