November 20, 2002

Arrests

   * John Joseph Purley, 44, 1204 Buffalo St., Johnson City, was arrested Monday afternoon by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy M. Nichols and charged with violation of probation.
   * Teddy Lee Presnell, 29, 1714 E. Unaka Ave., was arrested Monday night by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan and charged with possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Nov. 25.
   * Dewayne Darrell Gray, 38, 808 Wilson Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Monday night by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan and charged with possession of cocaine for resale, possession of Schedule IV narcotics for resale, possession of Schedule II narcotics for resale and unlawful possession of a weapon. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Nov. 25.
   * Dustin Aaron Turner, 19, 1208 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Monday night by CCSD Sgt. T. Lowe and charged with violation of probation. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Nov. 19.
   * Kenneth Howard Trivette, 38, 15401 Highway 67E, was arrested Friday morning by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Shannon Peters and charged with violation of probation.
   * Kimberly Dawn Cochran, 28, 1210 Dry Creek Road, was arrested Friday afternoon by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones on a warrant from Bristol, Va., charging her with being a fugitive from justice. According to reports, the Bristol, Va., police will extradite Cochran. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Nov. 19.

  
Vandalism


   * William C. Tolliver, owner of Blair Vac Shop, 305 W. Elk Ave., reported to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe Friday afternoon that someone had vandalized a large glass window in the store. The window measures seven feet by five-and-a-half feet. The estimated cost to replace the broken window is $1,000.

  
Thefts


   * Veronica Althouse, 654 Highway 91, reported to CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm on Monday morning that someone had stolen her 1971 Chevy truck. She stated that, over the summer, she had moved from her old residence on Green Acres Drive to a new residence on Highway 91 and had left the truck parked at a friend's house on Green Acres Drive. When she returned to pick up the truck on Monday, the friend told her that he had noticed the truck gone, but assumed that she had come to pick it up. Althouse told police that she believes the truck was stolen by a male subject known to her.
   * Teresa Norris, 629 Ridgefield Road, reported to EPD Ptl. Kevin Cable on Monday morning that sometime during the previous night someone had stolen two Foster Holly bushes from her front yard. The bushes were on either side of the end of her driveway and are valued at $75 each.
   * John Paul Smith, 31, 140 Spears Ave., was issued a summons to appear in General Sessions Court on Nov. 26 on charges of shoplifting.

  
Forged check

   * Richard Laney reported to EPD Ptl. Jennifer Mayberry that when he went to the bank to pick up the deposit slips for Holiday Market, 2226 W. G St., he was advised that two checks had been forged. One check was made out for $102.56, belonged to Graystone Lodge, Boone, N.C., and was drawn on an account from RBC Centura Bank, also of Boone. The other check was written for $40 and belonged to Rick's Auto Wholesale and was drawn on an account from American Express Centurion Bank, Miduale, Utah. The checks were signed by different male subjects.

  
Disorderly person


   * Robert S. Hall Jr. reported to EPD Capt. Rusty Verran that while he was at work at the Roadrunner Market, 725 West G. St., an unknown subject came in and started causing a disturbance. Hall described the man as a white male approximately 19 years of age. He stated that the subject approached the register and said "You better stop calling my girlfriend," adding that the man then threatened him with bodily harm if he did not stop phoning the subject's girlfriend. Hall informed police the subject then left in the company of two other individuals in what appeared to be a small gray car, possibly a newer model Chevrolet Cavalier. Hall told police that he had called a female who had given him her telephone number but that he did not know the girl was dating anyone.

  
Traffic accident


   * Melissa R. Carter, 1684 Highway 19E, reported to CCSD Deputy Dean Jones that on Monday just before noon, a vehicle ran her 1995 GMC Sierra off the road while she was driving on Gap Creek Road. The incident occurred near Big Springs Road and no description of the other vehicle is available. Carter's truck sustained more than $400 in damage.
  

Found property


   * An Elizabethton resident found a boy's bicycle and has turned it over to the EPD for safe keeping until it can be claimed by its owner. The bicycle is described as a boy's chrome Mongoose with a yellow sticker, buddy pegs on the back, Taiwan-Kenda 20X2.125 tires and a serial number of M980629353. The owner of the bicycle is asked to contact the Elizabethton Police Department.