August 26, 2003

Arrests

   * John Wayne Elliott, 56, 166 Hamm Hollow Road, was arrested Saturday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Dave Ryan on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Barbara Ann Nave, 60, 423 Lee Ave., was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Dave Ryan on a capias charging her with failure to appear.
   * Brandon Estep, 24, 204 Mill Rose St., Hampton, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Shannon Deloach after the officer responded to a domestic dispute. According to the report, Shenandoah Estep, 25, who is separated from her husband, was on Stateline Road when her husband saw her and a male passenger, Jack Stout, inside her vehicle. Brandon Estep followed Mrs. Estep to Stout's residence at 133 Simms Hill. Estep exited his vehicle, ran to Mrs. Estep's car, struck her in the face, jerked the cell phone away from her and threw it, hitting Stout. Estep then broke the front windshield with his fist, went to the passenger side, pulled Stout from the vehicle and struck him several times in the face. Mrs. Estep attempted to pull Estep off of Stout, but Estep struck her again in the face, knocking her down. Deputy Deloach arrived on the scene and approached the Esteps, who were outside the vehicle arguing. The officer noted that Mrs. Estep had blood on her shirt. Brandon Estep became combative toward the officer, according to the report, and had to be sprayed with a chemical agent before he could be restrained. Estep was escorted to the patrol car, where he continued to be combative and was forcibly placed in the rear of the vehicle. He then began to hit and kick the windows, knocking them out of track. He again was sprayed with a chemical agent and was transported to jail without further incident. He was charged with aggravated assault under domestic violence, resisting arrest and vandalism.
   * Miranda Kay Pilk, 25, 7492 Hwy. 19E, Roan Mountain, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck and charged with escape. Pilk was located at an apartment at Winchester Court in Johnson City and was returned to jail without further incident.
   * Carol Renea Vines, 41, 1254 Bluefield Ave., was arrested Sunday at Horseshoe Lounge in Johnson City by CCSD Deputy Rick Taylor on a warrant charging her with escape.
   * Tommy R. Brummitt, 32, 152 Jess Hurley Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy after he was found operating a vehicle that was involved in an auto accident on Highway 91. Brummitt was charged with second-offense driving on revoked license and also was served two warrants charging him with violation of probation.
   * Sharhonda Nichole Johnson, 26, 2114 Dave Buck Road, Johnson City, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Bob Hooks on a capias charging her with failure to appear.
   * Huvel Lee Payne Jr., 27, 1564 Broad St., was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Albert Nave on a warrant charging him with failure to appear on a charge of criminal littering.
   * Dinah June Blair, 313 Anderson Road, Johnson City, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Todd Hamm after he and Investigator Laverne Julian responded to University Parkway regarding a female from Carter County who was wanted on active warrants. Blair was arrested and charged with failure to appear on custodial interference, failure to maintain control, and possession of drug paraphernalia. She also was served warrants charging her with possession of Schedule II narcotics (methamphetamine) and possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * Aaron Eugene Mardis, 58, 121 Jay Peg Lane, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck and charged with violating an order of protection.
   * Casey A. Reed, 37, 111 Stillwater Circle, was arrested Wednesday by CCSD Investigator Laverne Julian on a capias charging him with failure to appear on two counts of burglary.
   * Gwendolyn Greer, 37, 236 Huffman Hill Road, was arrested Saturday by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy on a capias charging her with failure to appear on theft under $500.
   * Jackie Watson Cole, 33, 1991 Ocean View Drive, Ocean City, Md., was arrested shortly before midnight Saturday by CCSD Deputy Al Meehan following a traffic stop on U.S. Highway 19E. At the time of his arrest, Cole told the officer he had no license, registration or insurance. He had a strong odor of alcohol about him and open containers of beer on his seat, according to the report. He was charged with DUI, criminal impersonation, violation of implied consent, violation of financial responsibility law, and driving with no license. While being booked into Carter County Jail, Cole gave his name as "Lonnie Lynn Johnson." Cole's true identity was later determined through investigation after it was found that he had in his possession two different pill bottles, reported stolen by Lonnie Johnson of Collettsville, N.C. Cole additionally was charged by Jailer Tom Skeans with criminal impersonation and possession of Schedule IV drugs. He also was served a capias charging him with failure to appear on DUI, violation of implied consent, and theft over $500.
   * Perry Lee Canter, 34, 181 Sarah Annie Drive, Johnson City, was arrested Friday by CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett on a warrant charging him with violation of an order of protection.

Vandalism

   * Carol Bradley, 155 Lovers Lane, reported Sunday to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that sometime after 11 p.m., someone cut all four tires on her car.

Fire

   * Karl Kopp, 1876 Powder Branch Road, Johnson City, reported Saturday to CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy that sometime during the last two months, someone came onto his property and burned his cabin. The couch which had been inside the residence had been removed before the fire. The 10-by-20 cabin and its contents were a total loss.

Theft

   * Nelly Warren, 124 Winchester Court, Johnson City, reported Friday to Constable Willie Mathes that a storage trailer she owns at 134 Greenlee Road, Johnson City, had been broken into. The officer found that the front door glass had been broken and the perpetrator had reached through and opened the door, then had taken numerous items, including uninsured collectibles. Among the items missing were a Sears battery charger, Montgomery Ward color TV, Dale Earnhardt 75-year anniversary wrenches from Snap-On Tool, a large Earnhardt car from Snap-On, another pouch of Earnhardt tools, holiday Barbie dolls, and a Nascar Barbie.
   * Elizabeth Clayton, 1535 Hwy. 321, Hampton, reported Sunday to CCSD Deputy Kenny Cornett that a yellow 1982 Subaru with woodgrain on the sides, had been taken from her residence. The title to the vehicle and spare keys were in the glove compartment.
   * Hugh Imboden, 1256 Riverview Drive, reported Saturday to CCSD Deputy R.L. Bowers that sometime in the past week someone had taken a 4-by-8 foot Haulin utility trailer from his property while he was out of town.
   * David Cain, 1258 Riverview Drive, reported Saturday to CCSD Deputy R.L. Bowers that while he was out of town, someone had taken a miter saw from his garage.
   * James Trent, 128 Shenandoah Drive, Johnson City, reported Sunday to CCSD Deputy Eric Buck that someone had entered his mother's residence and had taken three porcelain angels and three Beanie Babies from the residence.