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
* 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
*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.