October 22, 2002


Johnson City Police Department Inv. Keith Jeffers on Monday arrested Robin N. Moody, 27, 106 Village Lane, Unicoi, on charges of theft over $1,000. The arrest stems from an investigation into missing funds from a business at 1913 S. Roan Street. The offense is alleged to have occurred over the past two months. Moody is being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $2,000 bond. Moody is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Oct. 24 at 1:30 p.m.
   * Quentin L. Carter, 31, 1109 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, was arrested by JCPD officers on Friday on charges of theft of property over $10,000. The arrest is the result of an investigation into the embezzlement of money from Southern Home Rentals, 1918 S. Roan Street, Johnson City. Carter was released on $5,000 bond.
   * Ambrocio Velasquez, 36, 821 Old Kentucky St, was arrested by a JCPD officer early Sunday morning on charges of fifth offense DUI, sixth offense driving on a revoked license, violation of the implied consent law, failure to show proof of insurance, and violation of state registration. The arrest stems from investigation into a traffic stop in the area of W. Market Street and S. North Street. Velasquez is currently being held in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of a $11,250 bond.
   * Officers from the JCPD arrested two juveniles just before 4 a.m. Sunday morning in connection with a home burglary at 1613 Lake Drive Extension. One of the juveniles was released to parents, and the other is currently being held in the Johnson City Juvenile Detention Center. The investigation is continuing and more arrests are expected.
   * Larry D. Buchanan, 48, 225 Beasley Street, was arrested Friday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Mike McIntosh on charges of simple assault.
   * Kyman Thomas Grindstaff, 43 ,111 Bishop Hollow Road, was arrested Sunday by EPD Capt. Rusty Verran on charges of second offense DUI, driving on a revoked license, violation of the registration law and violation of financial responsibility.
   * Bradley Charles Hyatt, 31 ,165 Earl WIlliams Road, was arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Albert Nave on charges of assault under domestic violence.
   *Leslie Dawn Coleman, 30, 436 Willow Springs Road, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving on an expired license.
   * Rickey Lynn Lowe, 37, 2441 U.S. Highway 91, was arrested Friday by the CCSD and charged with DUI and driving on a revoked license.
   * Dwight Warren Burgess, 46, 516 Cottage Ave., was arrested Friday by CCSD officers on a charge of public intoxication. Burgess was reporting to the Carter County Jail to serve time for a DUI conviction. Officers reported that, when he arrived, he was unsteady on his feet and smelled strongly of alcohol. Burgess agreed to a breath test which registered .29 on the intoximeter.
   * Donna Gail Hughes, 31, 219 B South Hills Drive, was arrested by a CCSD officer Friday on a capias warrant for failure to appear.
   * Chad Sherril Street, 20, was arrested Friday by the CCSD on charges of aggravated burglary and theft under $500.
   * Daniel Ray Frye, 28, 1647 Sugar Hollow Road, was arrested Friday by the CCSD on two capias warrants for two counts of failure to appear.

   * Jack Hughes, 208 Smalling Road, Watauga, reported to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that, on Friday, someone had broken into his tool shed and had stolen several items. Included in the missing items are a .22 caliber pistol, two sanders, a drill, a skill saw and other tools and supplies.
   * James Scalf, 172 Hunters Ridge Road, reported to the CCSD that his 1991 Dodge Shadow with tag number KWR501 was stolen from his residence sometime between 8 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday. Scalf told the CCSD the vehicle was unlocked and the keys were in it. According to the CCSD, the vehicle was involved in an accident on Peters Hollow Road just before midnight on Saturday. The driver left the scene before officers arrived. The vehicle was recovered.
   * Catherine Taylor, 130 Unaka Subdivision Road, reported to police on Sunday that she had been out of town, and, while she was gone, someone had entered her home. Taylor told CCSD officers that when she returned home, she found the back door to the residence open. An AARP clock and one men's right hand glove were missing. Taylor also reported the bed had been slept in and the restroom used.
   * Mike Fisher, 1011 South Gate Drive Extension, reported to CCSD deputy Kenny Cornett that someone had stolen his Llama 9mm pistol from his residence. He is unsure of when the pistol was taken. There were no signs of forcible entry to the home.
   * Allen Goodwin, 174 Lincoln Drive, reported to CCSD officers that someone entered his residence between 2:30-6 p.m. on Friday and took several items, including $440 in cash, a knife and six Playstation Two games.
   * Jerry Street, 102 Journeys End Road, reported to CCSD officers that someone had entered his Dodge Ram while it was parked at his place of business and taken two 12 inch speakers and a 1,000 Watt Roadgear amp.

   * Rod Milhomme, 119 Fitzsimmons Hill, reported to the CCSD that some children in the neighborhood had been throwing rocks at his mother's house. Upon investigation, Lt. B. Hooks reported several places that appeared to have been damaged by thrown objects.
   * Cary Williams, 639 Dalewood Road, reported to CCSD officers that someone busted the driver's side window on her vehicle while it was parked in front of her residence between 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.
   * Sheila Ladd, 3261 Fierygizzard Road, South Pittsburg, reported to CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett that her vehicle had broken down at the United Oil Market on the Old Elizabethton Highway. Ladd said she left the vehicle there overnight and when she returned she found that someone had attempted to enter the car by prying on the door and breaking the driver's side window. She reported that nothing had been taken from the vehicle.
   *CCSD officers responded to reports of a burning vehicle at 463 Cloudland Drive, Roan Mountain, on Saturday. The vehicle belonged to John K. Smith and was parked at his residence at the time of the incident. Smith was not home at the time and the fire was reported by a neighbor. The vehicle was destroyed and an investigation is ongoing.
   *Billy Turbyfield, 877 Buck Mountain Road, Roan Mountain, reported to the CCSD that someone had driven past his residence on Friday and fired shots. Turbyfield showed officers where a bullet penetrated the front wall of the mobile home and a quilt rack. A pickup truck parked at the residence and owned by Eric Hicks was also shot with several rounds of buckshot, which caused extensive damage, according to reports. The previous Friday, a vehicle belonging to Turbyfield had been set on fire.