December 17, 2002

Arrests

   * Ross Earl Wheelock, 38, 219, Weaver Hill Road, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by the Carter County Sheriff's Department on a charge of driving on a suspended license, third offense. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Jan. 27.
   * David Caldwell Markland, 41, 114 W. Doe Avenue was arrested Saturday by Elizabethton Police Capt. Clyde Croy on a charge of vandalism under domestic violence.
   * Thomas Alan Cooper, 43, 3400 Marbleton Road, Unicoi, was arrested by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan on a capias issued from General Sessions Court for failure to appear with fines and costs from a charge of leaving the scene of an accident.
   * Alan Jack Simerly, 22, 1247 Bluefield Avenue, was arrested Friday by Constable Harvey Shaffer on a capias issued for failure to serve jail time.
   * Christopher Dale Anderson, 28, 910 1/2 Cedar Avenue, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck on a charge of violation of probation.
   * Ricky L. Peeks, 38, 303 Chambers Drive, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan on capias issued for failure to pay fines and costs.
   * Christopher Seth Hicks, 22, 2542 Elizabethton Highway, Johnson City, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett on charges of disorderly conduct and assault (two counts). He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 31.
   * Tina Brummitt, 35, 1032 Pleasant Hill Road, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett on charges of public intoxication and criminal impersonation. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 31.
   * Christopher Brian Roberts, 27, 3208 South Roan Street #1, Johnson City, was arrested Sunday by CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett on charges of public intoxication and vandalism/domestic violence. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Dec. 31.
  
Burglary

  
* Carter County Sheriff's Sgt. Penny Cornett spoke with J.L. Collins on Sunday in reference to a burglary of Poss's Variety Store at 1791 U.S. Highway 91. Cornett reported that a small window in the front door of the business had been broken out to gain entry to the building. Collins stated that he left the business at 4 p.m. Saturday, and when he returned at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, he found several items missing. Items reported taken included 25 Harley Davidson rings, one wood decorative chest, assorted candy, lighters, cookies, jewelry, knives and craftsman wrenches. Collins did not have an inventory log and could not advise on the description of jewelry and knives reportedly taken.
  
Theft

   * CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan responded to 1917 Powder Branch Road on Friday in reference to a stolen vehicle. On arrival, Sandra L. Morris reported that on Dec. 10, a subject known to her borrowed her 1995 Buick Skylark for a reportedly short drive and did not return with the vehicle. The automobile was valued at $4,000.
   * EPD Ptl. Shannon Peters was dispatched to Allen's Auto Sales, 1213 Ledford Street, on Friday in reference to a stolen vehicle. On arrival, Peters spoke with the business's owner who stated that a red Subaru had been stolen from his lot on Tuesday. According to the owner's statement, the vehicle was repossessed and brought back to the lot. He advised there was no broken glass or any type of markings around the area where the vehicle was parked.
   * CCSD Deputy Bradley Johnson was dispatched to 110 Billy Joe Drive in Hampton in reference to a theft. On arrival, Johnson spoke with Scott Miller of the residence who stated that when he returned home, he went to take his medication and discovered that it was missing. Bradley reported that no forced entry to the residence was discovered.
   * EPD Ptl. Tonya Range was dispatched to 1008 Oak Street on Sunday regarding a theft. On arrival, she spoke with Bill Vines who stated that he had received a call from a neighbor advising him that three male juveniles had been on his carport, taken something red, then fled on foot. Vines advised that when he went outside he discovered that his red gasoline can was missing. The can was valued at $15.
  
Vandalism

   *On Monday, CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable responded to 159 Swimming Pool Road in reference to a theft of property. On arrival, Cable spoke with Jerry D. Young of the residence who stated that sometime between Dec. 10 and Saturday, an unknown perpetrator(s) stole several items from the utility building outside his residence. He advised all the items that were taken were lying on the floor of the building. Items included two cordless drills, one chainsaw and several other tools. The total value of the property reported taken was over $500.