January 14, 2004


   * Betty Lou McKeehan, 51, 306 S. Watauga Ave. Charles Apts. #4, was arrested Monday morning by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Charlotte Walker on a capias issued from Criminal Court charging her with failure to pay fines.
   * Michael Shawn Bise, 25, 317 First Ave., Hampton, was arrested Monday morning by CCSD Lt. Harvey Guess on a capias issued from General Sessions Court charging him with failure to pay fines and court costs.
   * John W. Guinn, 28, 300 S. Main St., was arrested Monday night by Elizabethton Police Department Capt. Rusty Verran and charged with public intoxication, theft and being a fugitive from justice. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Jan. 16.
   * Tammy Wooton, 35, 2198 Dry Creek Rd., Johnson City, was arrested Monday by Johnson City Police Department officers and charged with aggravated assault under domestic violence. The charges stem from an investigation into a domestic problem at 602 E. Maple St. where Wooton allegedly assaulted her sister, who was treated at the Johnson City Medical Center for a broken arm. Wooton is being held in the Washington County Detention Center without bond. She is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court Thursday at 1:30 p.m.


   * CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable responded to 128 Waycaster Rd. Monday morning in reference to a stolen vehicle report. Cable spoke with George M. Cook who said he helped two men who were having car trouble on Sunday night. Cook said while he was working on the car, the two men took his white Chevy Corsica telling him they were going to get antifreeze. He said the two left at 7 p.m. Sunday night and had not returned with the vehicle. The men were described as two black males, one approximately 19 to 21 years of age and the second 35 to 40 years of age.
   * EPD Ptl. Mike Commons took a statement on Monday regarding firearms reported stolen from an Elizabethton residence. Dicky Blackwell told police he noticed on Saturday three firearms missing from the closet of his Broad Street residence. The firearms were described as a SKS rifle, a Remington .22-caliber rifle, and a Ruger .22-caliber pistol. The cost to replace the firearms was estimated at $950. Blackwell said he was unsure when the guns went missing because it had been several months since he had seen the firearms.
   * CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable spoke with Bryan K. Estep on Monday in reference to a stolen vehicle. Estep said that sometime between 7 p.m. Saturday and 6:30 a.m. Sunday, someone unknown to him stole his Dodge Dynasty from his Dennis Cove Road residence. According to Estep, the vehicle was locked and he had possession of the key.


   * CCSD Deputy Dean Jones was dispatched to a Heather Lane residence on Monday morning in reference to a theft. Jones spoke with Lesa Hodge who advised person(s) unknown had entered her residence, busted open a safe and taken several items. Hodge said she was gone from her residence on Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. She discovered the safe open on Sunday. Items reported missing included medication, two gold rings, one silver chain, and $160 cash. Items were valued at $470.