Elizabethton Police Department reports recent arrests

Published 3:50 pm Thursday, March 7, 2024

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The following arrests have been reported by the Elizabethton Police Department:

  • On March 6, Officer Spencer Ward conducted a routine patrol on Bluefield Avenue and observed a gray Honda Pilot with a loud exhaust. He initiated a traffic stop at Lynnwood Apartments and found the driver, identified as Dakota Gene Wyatt, operating with a suspended license. Wyatt was charged with driving on suspended (second offense) and loud muffler.

  • On March 6, Cpl. Eric Norman responded to Elizabethton Ford regarding a trespasser, Matthew J. Lacus, who had been disorderly after being trespassed on March 4. Lacus was arrested for criminal trespassing.

  • On March 5, Officer Rocky Croy observed Jonathon Michael Cook dancing on the side of North Lynn and Broad Street while intoxicated. Cook was arrested for public intoxication.

  • On March 5, Officer Spencer Ward responded to a welfare check at Wal-Mart’s parking lot and found Glen Lewis Payne asleep behind the wheel with marijuana paraphernalia. Payne was charged with simple possession of Schedule VI and drug paraphernalia.

  • On March 5, Officer Rocky Croy investigated an assault involving Timothy Guinn and Devin Hamby at Exxon on Broad Street. Wyatt Noah Crosby, allegedly intoxicated, was arrested for public intoxication.

Note: All arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.