December 3, 2002

Arrests

   * Richard L. Greenwell, 22, 614 Garrison Hollow Road, was arrested early Tuesday morning by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Richard Haney and charged with public intoxication.
   * Julie Coffey, 33, 813 Folsom Street, was arrested Tuesday afternoon by EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe and charged with second offense driving on a revoked license, violation of financial responsibility and running a red light.
   * Willie Eugene Hinson, 66, 118 Constitution Drive, was arrested Friday night by Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Patrick Johnson and charged with assault under domestic violence. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 16.
   * Dennis Ray Cavin, 42, 829 Pleasant Valley Road, Jonesborough, was arrested late Sunday night by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson and charged with second offense driving on a revoked license and violation of financial responsibility. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 16.
   * William Lee White, 39, 156 Big Springs Road, was arrested Sunday night by CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson and charged with possession of schedule VI narcotics. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 16.
   * Shannon Kae Frontz, 19, 800 Polk Avenue, Apt. 4, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Constable Bobby Canter and served with two capias warrants out of criminal court -- one for violation of probation and one for failure to appear.
   * David Mitchell, 18, no address available, was arrested early Sunday morning by CCSD Deputy Harvey Shafer and charged with underage consumption of alcohol. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 16.
   * Milburn Bailey Hughes, 34, 1321 Siam Road, was arrested early Sunday morning by CCSD Deputy Dave Ryan and charged with public intoxication and criminal trespassing.
   * Brenda Sue Malcolm, 45, 1415 E. Millard Street, Johnson City, was arrested early Sunday morning by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson and charged with public intoxication and violation of the open container law. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 10.
   * Austin Keith Church, 21, 6224 Pamplico Highway, Florence, S.C., was arrested late Saturday night and charged with public intoxication and criminal trespassing. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 6.
   * Arturo Gomes, 24, no address available, was arrested early Sunday morning by CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson and charged with DUI, driving without a license and violation of the open container law.
   * On Monday, Johnson City Police Bureau Inv. James Stinnett arrested a male juvenile after an investigation into vandalism of a dump truck at 500 Mountain View Drive, Johnson City. Damage to the dump truck was estimated at $650.
  
Fire


  
* Early Monday morning, CCSD Sgt. Patrick Johnson was dispatched to 112 Morton Road in regard to a residential fire. When he arrived, Johnson found the home fully engulfed in flames. Joyce M. James, owner, stated that she went to bed at approximately 12:30 a.m. and was awakened by the smoke detector. She said she had seen flames at the rear porch area and the home was filled with smoke. James had both a wood burning stove and an oil furnace that were operating when she went to bed. No other persons were in the home. Hampton and Stoney Creek Volunteer Fire Departments responded. The home was a complete loss, and James had no insurance.
   * On Sunday morning, CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland was dispatched to 125 Dogtown Road in regard to a structure fire. When he arrived, he found Mr. Dean Shaffer trying to pour water on his chimney. The chimney had apparently caught on fire when he built a fire in the fire place Sunday. The Stoney Creek and Hampton Volunteer Fire Departments responded and distinguished the blaze.
   * On Saturday, CCSD Deputy Brad Johnson located a vehicle on Buck Mountain Road that was over an embankment and completely destroyed by fire. There was no one at the scene, and no public listing for the registered owner.
  
Vandalism


  
* On Thursday night, Beulah M. Williams, 504 W. Riverside Drive, reported to EPD Ptl. Mike McIntosh that a male subject had thrown a brick at her house. Williams stated she was in her residence when she heard someone tapping on her door. She turned on the porch light and saw a man sitting on her porch in a rocking chair. She said the man then jumped off the porch and threw the brick at her home. Damage to the vinyl siding was estimated at $200. The man was described as being white, six feet and one inch tall, with a large build, black hair, and a black beard. He was also wearing a dark baseball cap.
   * Elizabeth Campbell reported to EPD Ptl. Brooke Mullins on Friday that someone had vandalized her Christmas lights and decorations in her yard. Campbell said she and her husband had gone down the street to visit relatives and, when they returned, the lights and decorations had been damaged.
   * Kristen L. Stennett reported to EPD Ptl. S. Peters that on Wednesday someone had used a sharp instrument and damaged all four tires on her 1997 Ford Mustang.
  
Assault

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On Wednesday, Latisha Nicole Thomas reported to EPD Capt. Rusty Verran that while she was working as a clerk at J&W Market, 409 Johnson Avenue, she was assaulted by a man she knows as "Ralph" who frequents the establishment. Thomas said "Ralph" came around the counter and said he wanted some cigarettes. Thomas told him to go to the appropriate side and she would sell some to him. According to Thomas, "Ralph" grabbed her arm and struck her in the head twice with his fist. A witness to the incident, James David Arnold, told Verran what he had seen. "Ralph" was later identified as Ralph Claymon, 218 South Hills Drive, Apt. #B. Claymon had not been located at the time of the report. Verran advised the owner of the store to tell Claymon that he is no longer allowed on the property of J&W Market and that, if he is seen there, he will be prosecuted.
  
Larceny

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On Friday, Billy Ray Hamilton reported to EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley that someone had stolen a tent from his backyard at 612 Florence Street. The tent was blue and gray and had Coleman lettered in orange. The approximate value of the tent was $70.
   * EPD officers reported Wednesday that someone had stolen a Pepsi Cola drink machine from the front of the Capitol Homes office building, 1441 U.S. Hwy. 19E.
  
Breaking and Entering-Burglary

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On Sunday, EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley responded to Streets Indoor Flea Market, 1207 U.S. Hwy. 19E in regard to a burglary. According to the police report, a person or persons had attempted to enter the building through a skylight in the roof. Bradley found burn marks at one corner of the opening where the perpetrators pried the skylight open. After the opening was made, a rope was secured to a beam inside the building. Nothing was taken from the property.
  
Theft

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On Sunday, Justin Adams reported to CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland that someone had entered his vehicle and stolen a JVC CD player valued at $80, a Krunch 1000 watt amplifier valued at $150, and two 10 inch Audiobohn speakers valued at $200.
   * Joe May reported to CCSD Lt. B.L. Huffman on Sunday that someone had broken into his storage building on Peters Hollow Road and taken $1200-$1500 in pre-finished oak flooring, three pre-formed counter tops, and one pull behind sprayer.