ERWIN WOMAN BOUND OVER TO GRAND JURY


AN ERWIN WOMAN ACCUSED OF KILLING HER BOYFRIEND, HAD HER CASE BOUND OVER TO A GRAND JURY THURSDAY. THAT FOLLOWED A PRELIMINARY HEARING FOR EVIDENCE AGAINST RICINIA PATRICK. PATRICK WAS ARRESTED IN MARCH, AFTER POLICE SAY SHE STABBED HER BOYFRIEND RICKY PRICE. PRICE MADE IT TO A NEIGHBOR’S HOUSE SEEKING HELP. INVESTIGATORS SAY BEFORE HE DIED IN THE HOPSITAL, THAT PRICE TOLD OFFICERS THAT PATRICK STABBED HIM. IF INDICTED BY A GRAND JURY, PATRICK IS SCHEDULED TO APPEAR IN COURT OCTOBER 23RD, TO SET A TRAIL DATE.

 

 

ELIZABETHTON FIRE

 

FIRE CREWS WERE CALLED TO A HOUSE FIRE IN THE 1700 BLOCK OF WEST ELK AVENUE THURSDAY. DISPATCHERS SAY THE CALL CAME IN ABOUT 4:30 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. WHEN THE BARBER SHOP LOCATED NEXT DOOR TO THE HOUSE WAS NOTIFIED THE HOUSE WAS ON FIRE, THE MANAGER JON WHITSON, WENT AND FOUND 73 YEAR OLD RICHARD SLAGE IN THE HOUSE, UNAWARE OF WHAT HAPPENED. SLAGE DID TELL FIRE CHIEF BARRY CARRIER THAT HE WAS HAVING SOME ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS. NO ONE WAS INJURED.


AGGRAVATED ASSAULT

 

A JOHNSON CITY MAN IS FACING ASSAULT CHARGES, AFTER POLICE WERE CALLED TO 1500 BELL RIDGE ROADABOUT 4:00 YESTERDAY AFTERNOON. OFFICERS MET WITH A FEMALE, WHO STATE HER HUSBAND 64 YEAR OLD MICHAEL FOSTER HAD ASSAULTED HER WITH A BERR GLASS. FOSTER THEN FLED ON FOOT. THE VICTIM HAD A LARGE LACERATION ON HER HEAD, AND WAS TRANSPORTED TO JOHNSON CITY MEDICAL CENTER, WHERE SHE WAS TREATED AND RELEASED. FOSTER WAS LOCATED IN THE WOODS BEHIND THE APARTMENT, AND WAS CHARGED WITH AGGRAVATED DOMESTIC ASSAULT. HE’S SCHEDULED TO BE ARRAINGED THIS MORNING.


PARTS MANAGER ARRESTED FOR EMBEZZLING

 

THE MANAGER OF AN AUTO PARTS STORE HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR ALLEGEDLYEMBEZZLING MONEY FROM HIS EMPLOYER. ON AUGUST 16TH, OFFICERS WITH THE GATE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WERE CALLED TO O’REILLY’S AUTO PARTS ON KANE STREET. ONE OF THE STORE MANAGERS 20 YEAR OLD CHRISTOPHER GRAHAM, IS ACCUSED OF MAKING SEVERAL FRAUDULENT RETURNS. OVER THE LAST SEVERAL MONTHS, GRAHAM ALLEGEDLY MADE MORE THAN 600 DOLALRS IN FRAUDULENT RETURNS FOR PERSONAL GAIN. HE WAS TERMINATED FROM HIS POSITION AND BANNED FROM THE PROPERTY. HE WAS ARRESTED AND CHARGED WITH EMBEZZLEMENT.


RV DESTOYED IN HAMPTON

 

CARTER COUNTY OFFICIALS SAY THAT SEVERAL FIRE DEPARTMENTS RESPONDED TO AN RV FIRE ON RAY SIMERLY ROAD IN HAMPTON THRUSDAY MORNING. ACCORDING THE CARTER COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, THE FIRE WAS REPORTED JUST BEFORE 7:45 AM. THE RV WAS UNOCCUPIED AND NO INJURIES WERE REPORTED. THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT SAID THE RV WAS DESTROYED. CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS UNKNOWN.


UGENT CARE OPENS IN GREENEVILLE

 

A NEW URGENT CARE HAS OPENED IN GREENEVILLE. ACCORDING TO A PRESS RELEASE FROM MOUNTAIN STATE HEALTH ALLIANCE, PHYSICIANS, PHYSICIANS ASSISTANTS, NURSE PRACTITIONERS, NURSES, RADIOLOGY TECHS, AS WELL AS OTHER MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL WILL WORK OUT OF THE FACILITY. THE URGENT CARE WILL HAVE FIVE PATIENT ROOMS, AN X-RAY ROOM, AS WELL AS A PROCEDURE ROOM FOR MINOR SURGICAL PROCEDURES. THE PRESS RELEASE STATED THE FACILITY WILL HAVE A SEAMLESS CONNECTIVITY TO LAUGHLIN MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, AS WELL AS JOHNSON CITY MEIDCAL CENTER FOR PATIENTS, WHO REQUIRE A HIGHER LEVEL OF CARE. FIRST ASSIST URGENT CARE IS LOCATED AT 1744 EAST ANDREW JOHNSON HIGHWAY, AND WILL BE OPEN FROM 8:00 AM TO 8:00 PM, MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, AS WELL AS 8:00 AM TO 6:00 PM ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.

 

 

 

 

 

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Keesecker Appliance Furniture & Flooring, serving Elizabethton since 1942. Call (423) 707-6117
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Let Plant Palace & Florist in Erwin be your first choice for flowers. Call (423) 743-3301
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