April 30, 2004


   * Jerry Vincent Laws, 35, 608 Riverview Dr., was arrested Tuesday night by Carter County Sheriff's Department Deputy Donald White on a capias for failure to appear in court.
   * Michael Shane Austin, 20, 243 Brown Rd., was arrested Tuesday afternoon by CCSD Sgt. Keith Range on warrants charging him with driving on a revoked license, reckless endangerment, reckless driving, and evading arrest. He is schedule to appear in General Sessions Court on May 3.
   * Nathaniel B. Rainbolt, 24, 312 Simerly Creek Rd., Hampton, was arrested Tuesday evening by CCSD Deputy Ivan Sluder on a warrant charging him with violation of probation.
   * Robert Lynn Phillips, 26, 125 Norman Joines Rd., was arrested Wednesday morning by EPD Ptl. Mike Commons on charges of driving under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia. He is schedule to appear in General Sessions Court on May 3.
   * David Bryan Burrow, 42, 167 Bear Hollow Rd., was arrested Wednesday evening by Tennessee Constable Harvey Shaffer on charges of driving under the influence and violation of the implied consent law. He is schedule to appear in General Sessions Court on May 5.
   * Ross Earl Wheelock, 40, 219 Weaver Hill Rd., was arrested Thursday morning by CCSD Deputy Charlotte Walker on a capias for failure to appear on a charge of driving on a suspended license, 3rd offense, and two warrants for violation of probation.
   * Sarah D. Davis, 18, 1330 Hillside Dr., was arrested by EPD Ptl. Joy Shoun Wednesday night on charge of driving without a license.


   * Elizabethton Police Department Ptl. Jerry Bradley responded to a call at Stevens TV & VCR Repair, 113 Sycamore St., on Tuesday afternoon. On arrival Bradley spoke with Lawrence Stevens who stated a male subject had entered the business on Monday and purchased a television with a personal check. The subject produced a driver's license bearing an Elizabethton address and telephone number. Stevens advised that later that day the subject returned and purchased a second television as well as a home theater system with six speakers using another personal check. Stevens said when he took the checks to Citizens Bank on Wednesday, he was informed the checks had been written on a closed account. He stated that when he attempted to call the subject at the telephone number he had a female subject answered and stated the subject did not live there. The televisions and home theater system had a total value of $336.56 according to the report.
   * Carter County Sheriff's Department Sgt. Keith Range responded to a reported theft at 118 Mockingbird Hill Rd., Johnson City, on Wednesday afternoon. Curtis Banner advised Range that someone had stolen his toolbox from the front porch of the residence sometime late last night or early this morning. Banner reported the toolbox contained tools valued at over $1,000.
   * CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave responded to 1191 U.S. Highway 91 Wednesday afternoon in reference to a report of an attempted burglary. On arrival, Nave spoke with Sarah Bowling advised person(s) unknown had entered through the back door of the residence using a screwdriver. Bowling reported the person(s) ransacked the residence. She reported a quantity of cash and 150 compact discs had been taken from the residence. Bowling said the residence was vacant between 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. She reported discovering the burglary when she and her mother returned home at 3:30 p.m. The property take was valued at $500 according to the police report.
   * CCSD Deputy Jeff Markland responded Thursday afternoon to a reported theft at 199 Swimming Pool Rd. Lot 17, in Hampton. Markland spoke with Paul Keller who advised that while he was out of town on April 24 someone took his 14-foot boat that was outside his residence. The value of the boat was not available.
   * CCSD Deputy Gregg Nave responded Thursday afternoon to 153 Lovers Lane residence in reference to a reported burglary. Nave reported observing the front door of the mobile home residence had been kicked open. Nave said a motorcycle, a motorcycle helmet and jacket as well as several keys to other vehicles were taken from the residence. Total value of the property taken was $5,000.
   * EPD Ptl. Jerry Bradley spoke with James Rhea Wednesday night in reference to the theft of a trailer. Rhea advised a 24-foot black trailer owned by he and David Fogleman had been taken from their 1441 U.S. Highway 19E business between Sunday and Tuesday. Rhea reported the trailer had been parked at the rear yard of the business. The trailer was valued at $4,200 according to the report.