March 21, 2003


* Mathew David Taylor, 19, 1572 Sugar Creek Road, Mountain City, was arrested Wednesday evening by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy T. Blevins on a warrant charging him with failure to appear in court. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court today.
   * Ricky Lee McClure, 35, 102 Forrest Lane, was arrested Wednesday morning by CCSD Sgt. Penny Cornett on a warrant out of Sevier County charging him with failure to appear to serve jail time.
   * James Scott White, 20, 2113 Highland Ave., Johnson City, was arrested Wednesday just before Noon by CCSD Deputy Fred Sluder on a warrant charging him with violation of probation. He is scheduled to appear in court today.
   * Brandy Pruitt, 28, 119 Fitzsimmons Hill Road, was arrested Wednesday afternoon by CCSD Deputy Janice Black on a warrant out of Criminal Court charging her with food stamp fraud. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court March 25.
   * Angela Kay Palmer, 30, 174 Lynnwood Ave., was arrested early Thursday morning by Elizabethton Police Department Sgt. Roger Crowe and charged with DUI.
   * Matthew J. Berry, 44, 115 Honeycutt St., was arrested Wednesday night by EPD PTL Tonya Range and charged with assault under domestic violence, vandalism under domestic violence and public intoxication. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court March 24.
   * Jennifer L. Little, 25, 1060 Rittertown Road, was arrested Thursday by Johnson City Police Department Officer M. Barron on charges of auto burglary. Arrest came after investigation of an altercation that Ms. Little was involved in at the Northside Hospital parking lot. She is being held in the Washington County Detention Center on $1,000 bond.

   * Danny Baird, 272 Cripple Creek Loop, reported to CCSD Deputy Jim Whaley that sometime Wednesday afternoon, someone entered his residence and stole two ladies diamond rings with gold bands. Also taken from his property was a Billy Cook saddle. The total estimated value for the property that was stolen is $2,650.
   * Casey Blevins, 100 Ross Jenkins Road, reported to CCSD Lt. Bob Hooks that someone stole a starter and a 14.4 volt drill from his truck while it was parked at his residence.
   * An employee of Smith Mobile Homes, 2625 Elizabethton Highway, reported to EPD Capt. Clyde Croy that sometime during Tuesday night or early Wednesday morning, someone broke into a mobile home on the lot and stole more than $850 worth of furniture including a coffee table, two end tables, a dining room table with four chairs, an oak night stand and the head and foot boards for two beds. Also, $300 in damage to the mobile home was also reported.
   * Billy Collins, 700 Johnson Ave., reported to EPD PTL Shannon Peters that during the early morning hours on Tuesday, someone stole a vehicle belonging to him from his residence. The car is described as a silver, four-door 1988 Ford Tempo.
Animal Cruelty

* James M. Case, 654 Long Hollow Road, reported to CCSD Deputy Sarah Ryan that sometime between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, someone shot his eight-month-old Beagle. According to reports, the dog was badly injured and would need to have one leg amputated and may die as a result of the injury. The veterinarian that cared for the animal advised the officer that the bullet was most likely from a .22 caliber firearm.