January 15, 2003

Arrests

   * Charles Hurley Davis, 48, 343 Sims Hill Road, was arrested by Elizabethton Police Department PTL Tonya Range, EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe and Drug Task Force Agent Gregory Workman Monday evening and charged with possession of Schedule VI narcotics for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * Charles Jacobs, 36, 1256 Bluefield Ave., Apt. F8, was arrested by EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe and Drug Task Force Agent Gregory Workman Monday evening and charged with possession of Schedule II narcotics for resale, possession of Schedule VI narcotics for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.
   * Heather Shell, 23, 205 Big Valley Drive, Lot 60, was arrested Tuesday by officers from the Johnson City Police Bureau and charged with theft of property over $10,000. She is scheduled to appear in Washington County General Sessions Court on Jan. 15.
   * Benny Edmund Phillips, 44, 1128 Rittertown Road, Hampton, was arrested Monday by CCSD Dep. Kevin Cable and charged with assault under domestic violence and theft under $500.
   * Billie Jean Long, 41, Lynnwood Apt. #6, was arrested Monday by CCSD Sgt. Audrey Covington and charged with introduction of contraband into a penal institution.
   * Eric Nathinel Stump, 20, 536 Teaberry Road., Roan Mountain, was arrested Monday by CCSD Dep. Johnny Miller and charged with fishing without a license.
   * Diana Ricker Hatley, 39, 110 McCloud Road, was arrested Monday by CCSD Dep. Kenny Cornett and charged with DUI, third offense driving on a suspended license, and violation of the implied consent law.
  
Theft

   * Paul Stines, 1116 Happy Valley Road, reported to EPD Sgt. Roger Crowe that sometime between 5:30 a.m. and just after 7 p.m. on Monday, someone had entered his residence and stolen a Sharp Stereo with three speakers attached to it, a Fisher Stereo System with a five disc changer, and a 1987 Suzuki RM 250cc motorcycle. The total estimated value of the property stolen is $1,850. According to reports, entry was made to the home by prying open the screen door and breaking out a window in the main door to the residence.
   * Kathy Scalf, circulation manager for the Elizabethton Star, reported to EPD PTL Michael Sproviero that sometime between 4 a.m and 8 p.m. Sunday, someone had stolen a newspaper box from the Milligan Post Office. The paper box is valued at $200.
  
Fire

   * Members of the Roan Mountain Volunteer Fire Department responded to a trailer fire at 750 Hampton Creek Road Monday evening around 5:30 p.m. Hampton Volunteer Fire Department firefighters, as well as emergency workers from the Carter County Rescue Squad and officers from the Carter County Sheriff's Department also responded. According to reports, the trailer was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters arrived. Owned by Dawn Marie Cook, the trailer was uninhabited at the time of the fire and was a total loss. The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.