Elizabethton Police make multiple arrests in recent incidents

Published 9:55 am Friday, October 13, 2023

The Elizabethton Police Department has reported the following recent arrests:
On Thursday, Oct. 5, at approximately 10:50 a.m., Cpl. Jason Mosier was dispatched to Rick-Tak Towing, 236 West Cottage Ave., to serve a warrant. William Andrew Keene was found to have an active attachment for contempt warrant issued out of Carter County Chancery Court. Keene was arrested without incident and transported to the Carter County Detention Center.
On Saturday, Oct. 7, at 6:34 p.m., Officer Hayden Holtsclaw conducted a traffic stop on a red Ford Focus displaying a stolen license plate. The driver, Charles R. Hoke, was arrested and is facing charges of driving while revoked (second or more), financial responsibility, misuse of registration, and possession of stolen property. He was transported to the Carter County Jail.
On Saturday, Oct. 7, at 1:41 a.m., Officer Hayden Holtsclaw responded to Exxon at 821 West Elk Ave., where Kermit Milton Hinkle was found passed out in his vehicle. Hinkle was arrested for drug paraphernalia and Schedule II drug violations and transported to jail.
On Friday, Oct. 6, at 4 p.m., Officer Franklin Peters was dispatched to the 600 block of Gap Creek Road in reference to Atlanta Nichole Wagner, who was walking in the middle of the roadway, appeared disoriented, and was arrested for public intoxication. She was transported to the Carter County Detention Center.
On Tuesday, Oct. 10, at approximately 6:48 p.m., officers received a BOLO regarding a reckless driver in the area of West Elk Avenue. Fabion Alexander Story was found passed out behind the wheel of a silver Buick and was arrested for DUI (second offense). He was transported to Sycamore Shoals Hospital for chemical testing and then to the Carter County Sheriff’s Department without incident.
On Thursday, Oct. 12, at 6:09 a.m., Officer Nicholas Kerns arrested Willard Wilson for speeding (57 mph in a 40 mph zone) and discovered an active warrant for Bobby Joe Wilson. Bobby Wilson was detained and subsequently arrested for violation of probation-criminal.
Please note that all arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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