November 20, 2003

Arrests

* Charles Fitzgerald Mosier, 40, of 124 Franklin Rd. Lot #4, Chuckey, Tenn. was arrested Tuesday evening by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Charlotte Walker on a capias for failure to appear in court.
   * Randal Harvey Keebler, 40, of Jackson Avenue and Stines Road, Elizabethton, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Officer Al Meehan and charged with violation of probation on an original charge of assault under domestic violence and public intoxication. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Friday.
   * Tammie Dawn Moore, 38, of 159 Sinking Creek Rd., Johnson City, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Sgt. G.S. Johnson on a capias for failure to appear in court on a charge of assault under domestic violence. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Dec. 1.
   * Heather Dawn Clawson, 27, of 143 U.S. Highway 143, Roan Mtn., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Bradley N. Johnson on a capias for failure to appear in court on an original charge of reckless endangerment.
   * Crystal Jean Chambers, 32, of 138 Estep Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by Johnson City Police Department officers and charged with theft of property over $1,000. The arrest was the result of a stolen debit and credit card being used at various business locations in Johnson City from Oct. 31 through Nov. 2, 2003. Chambers is being held in the Washington County Detention Center in lieu of a $5,000 bond. She is scheduled to be arraigned today in Washington County General Sessions Court.
   * Jeffery Keith Perdue, 42, of 1701 E. Oakland Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday by Johnson City Police Department officers and charged with being a fugitive from justice in South Carolina, driving on a suspended license, second offense, expired registration and no proof of insurance. Perdue is wanted in South Carolina for domestic assault, violation of probation and breach of trust over $5,000. He is being held in the Washington County Detention Center without bond pending an extradition hearing. An arraignment has been set for today in Washington County General Sessions Court.

Suspicious Person

* On Tuesday afternoon, Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Mike Sproviero was dispatched to Wal-Mart in reference to a suspicious person possibly matching the description of a suspect involved in a Johnson City kidnapping. Sproviero identified the man, according to a police report, and handcuffed him for officer safety and questioning. A field interview and photograph were forwarded to the Johnson City Police Department. The man was identified as Steven G. Schultz, 34, of 608 Locust St. Apt. #11, Elizabethton.

Theft

* On Tuesday evening, John Crowe of 351 Lover's Lane, reported to CCSD Sgt. Audrey Covington that a Snap-On Car Lift he rented to someone as equipment had not been returned to him. Crowe expected the equipment to be returned on Nov. 1.

Aggravated Burglary

* Ada Bowers, of 412 Third Ave., Hampton, reported to CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable on Tuesday that a male whom she did not know entered her residence and stole her purse and a $20 bill that she had placed inside her Bible. She told the officer she had more than $500 in cash in her billfold, and her Social Security and Medicare cards were also missing. Bowers described the perpetrator as a white male in his 50's to early 60's with graying hair and wearing a plaid shirt and a cap.

Shoplifting

* EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero was dispatched to Wal-Mart on Tuesday afternoon in reference to a shoplifting incident, where a member of the loss prevention department told him that he saw a man, later identified as Charles Campbell, Jr. of 197 Opposum Hollow Rd., Elizabethton, take a ring and place it in his belt line. Campbell then walked past the cash registers without paying for the item, according to the loss prevention member. Campbell was issued a citation in lieu of arrest for shoplifting. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Dec. 22.

Stolen Vehicle

* On Tuesday, EPD Ptl. Mike Sproviero was dispatched to the Bemberg Shopping Center to speak with the manager of AutoZone about abandoned vehicles. The manager told the officer that a black Nissan pickup truck had been left in the parking lot for approximately one month. A check on the vehicle's registration showed it had been reported stolen out of Unicoi County. Unicoi County police confirmed the vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle was towed by Dial's Wrecker.