Blotter: Woman arrested on way to serve DUI jail time

Rain Smith • May 3, 2013 at 1:37 PM

The blotter is derived from recent central dispatch records and incident reports of area police agencies.

Sullivan County Sheriff's Office

March 14

A Paperville Road resident reported bondsmen had came to her home looking for a man, with her letting them in to search her residence. The man was not located, according to the caller, but the bondsmen are now refusing to leave.

A County woman told dispatch that she couldn't get an 11-year-old child, "under control."

March 15

Police located a woman "staggering around the parking lot" outside the Blountville jail. She allegedly admitted to taking three Xanax and a Tylenol PM prior to arriving to serve weekend time for DUI. She was charged with public intoxication then booked into jail.

A repo man reported that someone threatened to shoot him as he attempted to tow a vehicle.

A BOLO was issued for an alleged purse snatcher at Bristol Motor Speedway.

March 16

Officers were looking for two intoxicated men who allegedly, "jumped the fence next to the helipad," at BMS.

Police caught three juveniles accused of stealing a pair of golf carts from a speedway campground.

March 17

A man was found passed out in the floor of a women's restroom at BMS, with a Jello shooter in his pocket. He was arrested after telling police there was no one who could come get him.

At 2:30 a.m. police were advised of some individuals who had walked into the race track to "take some pictures." They were not located.

An usher requested police due to race spectators smoking in the grandstands.

During the race police were checking an adjacent campground for two alleged thieves. They were reportedly stealing things from underneath motor homes, along with taking items out of coolers.

Hawkins County Sheriff's Office

March 14

A Rogersville man reported a vehicle had slid of the roadway and into a pair of his fences, then continued through a field to hit another fence and a tree. The victim said a third party had told him the driver had agreed to return and pay for the damages, or help rebuild the fences, but he had yet to do so.

A Church Hill woman claimed that another female had sent her "about 300" threatening text messages.

March 15

Officers were called to a disturbance on Riverview Road, where a vehicle had rolled backwards into the lawn of a residence. A man in the driver's seat was found to be unsteady on his feet, allegedly admitting that he had taken several shots of Jack Daniels. He told police he had let his vehicle roll into the yard to get it out of the way, as he had lost the keys and had no way to drive it. He was placed under arrest for public intoxication, as was a female passenger.

March 16

A Rogersville man reported his son, 21, had hit him in the face, threatened to cut him with a knife and bit him on the arm.

March 17

A Church Hill man went to feed livestock, finding that someone had slashed all four of his tractor's tires.

Kingsport Police Department

March 15

A manager at a Fort Henry Drive fast food restaurant reported an employee's car had been hit by a motor home, with the driver then fleeing the area.

March 16

Dispatch was advised of a BMW traveling East Center Street, while a female occupant, "has her door open like she is trying to jump out."

March 17

A Holston Valley Medical Center security officer reported a couple were "yelling and cursing loudly" in the parking lot. An officer located the pair, finding them to still be agitated, and they allegedly admitted to assaulting each other earlier in the day. They were both arrested and charged with simple domestic assault and disorderly conduct.

While responding to a West Stone Drive bar on another call, police overheard a male and female arguing outside. The man reportedly attempted to run away but was caught by police, at which point he began to yell and curse. He was arrested an charged with public intoxication and resisting arrest. Police say that during transport to jail he attempted to "negotiate his release" on several occasions, telling an officer, "I know I'm drunk, just let me go and you'll never see me again."

For past entries visit the Times-News blotter page.

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