January 15, 2004

Arrests

* Earnest Miller, 29, 424 Blue Springs Rd., was arrested Tuesday by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Eric Buck and charged with public intoxication. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Friday.
* Jerome Heath Ball, 25, 109 Kelly Lane, Kingsport, was arrested Wednesday morning by CCSD Lt. Rocky Croy and charged with leaving a scene with property damage and two counts of property damage. He is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on Jan. 20.
* Randy Dean Gentry, 36, 413 Jenkins Hollow Rd., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Eric Buck and charged with violation of probation.
* Terry Lee Estep, 20, 123 Stines Rd., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Charlotte Walker on a capias for failure to appear on charges of driving on a suspended license.
* Jamie Allen Griffey, 28, 1600 Scenic Dr., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones on a warrant out of Criminal Court for aggravated burglary and theft over $500.
* Christopher John Efferick, 26, 167 Bear Hollow Rd., Watauga, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Dean Jones on a capias out of Criminal Court for failure to appear on aggravated assault charges; a capias out of Criminal Court for failure to appear; a capias out of General Sessions Court for failure to appear on assault charges, and a capias out of General Sessions Court for failure to appear on assault D/V.
* Renee Elizabeth Mach, 34, 362 Garland Branch Rd., Watauga, was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable and charged with violation of probation.
* Danny Ralph Troutman, 43, 138 Earl Ave., was arrested Tuesday by CCSD Deputy Bradley N. Johnson on two charges of theft over $500 and one count of forgery.
* Anthony W. Osborne, 22, 6195 Hare Dr., Sandston, Va., was arrested Tuesday by Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Clyde Croy and charged with driving a motor vehicle without a driver's license, operating an unlicensed vehicle on city sidewalks and driving without lights.

Property Damage

* On Tuesday, Howard A. Nave, 266 Wilbur Dam Rd., told CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable that sometime between 7:30 and 8 a.m. someone's car left the roadway and side-swiped a barn he owns that sits next to the road. Minor damage was done to the foundation of the barn.

Theft

* Janie R. Brown, 158 H. Heaton Rd., on Tuesday reported to CCSD Deputy Kevin Cable that a male who came to look at some Chihuauha puppies she had for sale stole two of them while she went inside her home to answer the telephone. Brown told police the individual had a female passenger and two other male passengers in the car with him. Brown described the puppies as tan in color, one with a black nose and one with a brown nose. Brown said the man who allegedly stole the puppies was five feet, eight inches tall with dark, short hair and a goatee. Brown said the puppies are worth $125 each.

Investigation/Property Retrieval

* On Wednesday, EPD Ptl. Mike Commons spoke to Wendell Buchanan who said he had a car inside the building of East Tennessee Motor Sports on Roan St. The owner of East Tennessee Motor Sports, Carroll Carson Sanders, 47, is currently under investigation. Commons went to the business with Buchanan and tried to contact Sanders and could not reach him. Commons told Buchanan to go to the County Clerk's office and file a civil suit against Sanders to get his vehicle. According to Buchanan, Sanders was going to sponsor his red and yellow Monte Carlo race car and his race team and provide the car's motor and transmission. Buchanan did not know the monetary value of the car.