* John Joseph Pursley, 44, 1204 Buffalo St.,
Johnson City, was arrested Friday night by Elizabethton Police
Department Ptl. Michael McIntosh and charged with public intoxication.
* Donald Edward Smith, 38, P.O. Box 582, Roan
Mountain, was arrested Sunday by EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters and
charged with failure to appear on no insurance and failure
to file insurance in May 2001 in the state of Indiana. He
was also charged with violation of the financial responsibility
law. Smith is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court
on Nov. 26.
* Robert Coles, 29, 1700 West Elk Avenue, Apt.
#: LOT8, was arrested Saturday by EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry
and charged with arrest for vandalism under domestic violence.
He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Nov.
* James Melvin Brummitt, 30, 107 Holston Mountain
Road, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Sgt. T. Lowe and charged
with second offense driving under the influence. He is scheduled
to appear in General Sessions Court on Nov. 25.
* Dennis O.L. James, 42, 342 Dalewood Road, Johnson
City, was arrested Friday by CCSD officer Tim Whaley and charged
with public intoxication. He was scheduled to appear in General
Sessions Court yesterday.
* Joseph Wade Fisher, 22, 156 U.G. Buckles Road,
was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan and charged
with driving under the influence. He is scheduled to appear
in General Sessions Court on Nov. 25.
* On Saturday, CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett responded
to a vehicle accident with injuries on Long Hollow Road. Upon
arrival, Cornett noticed that Floyd Potter, 39, 1901 Roaring
Creek Road, was intoxicated. Potter was charged with driving
under the influence and failure to yield.
* Shannon Scott Guinn, 20, 118 Spears Avenue,
was arrested Monday by CCSD officers and charged with violation
* Jason Lynn Buck, 22, 345 Jim Elliott Road,
was arrested Sunday by CCSD officer Harvey Shaffer and charged
with second offense driving on a revoked license and failure
to provide proof of insurance. He is scheduled to appear in
General Sessions Court Nov. 25.
* Crystal Jean Chambers, 31, 581 U.S. Highway
91, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Johnny Miller and charged
with violation of probation out of Washington County.
* Rufus Shane Wood, 26, 175 Elm Hollow Road,
Roan Mountain, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Dave Ryan
and charged with vandalism under domestic violence. He is
scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Nov. 26.
* Charles Edward Barker, 29, 111 Gordon Lewis
Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett and
charged with driving under the influence, driving on a revoked
license, violation of the implied consent law, and criminal
impersonation. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions
Court on Nov. 26.
Hit and Run
* On Sunday, EPD Sgt. Penny Cornett
spoke with Jeffrey Erwin who stated that his vehicle was parked
in a driveway on Waycaster Road, and his daughter was driving
the vehicle. He stated they were sitting at the end of the
driveway and a black Geo backed into the rear of his vehicle.
He stated the car was driven by a man who got out of the car
and looked at the damage, but then left the scene. Erwin was
unable to get any tag information. According to the police
report, Cornett spoke with some neighbors who said the black
Geo is seen often in the neighborhood but they do not know
who owns it. Damage to the vehicle was to the rear bumper
* On Friday, Forrest Lowe reported to
CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that around 3:30 a.m while he was at
work someone had stolen his American Bulldog valued at $1,000.
Lowe advised the dog was in his pen and chained when the incident
occurred. According to the police report, a witness, Sherry
Stevens, advised Buck she heard the dog barking and observed
a man known to Lowe leading the dog down the driveway with
* On Friday, Kenny Johnson reported to CCSD officer
Shannon Deloach that one of his employees at Pit Stop Tire,
8355 U.S. Highway 19E, Roan Mountain, found the window of
the business broken when he came to work that morning. Johnson
came to the store and found two front center line wheels and
tires 165 X R15, two rear center line wheels and tires 275
X 60, and three interstate batteries, missing from the business.
The cost was estimated over $500.
Breaking and Entering
* On Saturday, Roy Daniel Rash reported
to EPD Ptl. T. Range that someone had entered his residence
at 1101 Circle Drive and searched the entire contents of the
house, stealing $100 in change, possibly $80 in cash, a Craftsman
socket set valued at $200, an air compressor valued at $150,
a Milwaukee drill valued at $100, and 72 pocket knives valued
at $350. Every room in the house had been vandalized. No suspects
were reported. The incident is under investigation.
* Steve Cox, 332 Carter Blvd., reported to EPD
Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that while he was at his home Saturday
night, he heard what sounded like an explosion outside and
when he looked out his window, he discovered that his vehicle,
a 1986 Pontiac Fiero, was on fire.
* Jerry Dean Humphrey, 17, was reported
missing by his mother, Sherry Humphrey. He is described as
being five feet, seven inches tall with brown hair and blue
eyes and weighing approximately 140 pounds. He was last seen
late Saturday night at the home of his grandparents, 116 Redwood
* Melissa Louise Ollis, 14, was reported missing
by her mother, Kathy Ollis. She is described as being five
feet, two inches tall with brown hair and eyes and weighing
approximately 120 pounds. She was last seen Friday afternoon
at her home, 143 Carr Road, Watauga, wearing blue jeans, a
red shirt with a white collar, black boots and a black jacket
with yellow details.
* C.W. Smith, 13, was reported missing from his
foster home by Shirley Hughes. He is described as being five
feet, nine inches tall with brown hair and eyes and weighing
approximately 115 pounds. He was last seen at his foster home,
211 Riggs Road, Saturday afternoon wearing blue jeans, a white
shirt, black tennis shoes and a black winter coat with a gray