The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in relation to a shooting that took place Tuesday morning. Deputies received a call to 121 Blevins Road near Elizabethton at approximately 5:46 a.m. after shots were fired on the street. When they arrived, they found a female juvenile who had been shot while laying…

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16 people were indicted in a methamphetamine conspiracy investigation conducted by the Carter County Sheriff’s Office and Elizabethton Police Department Joint Drug Task Force. Following a two year investigation (codenamed “Operation Big Iron”), the agencies conducted a round up primarily in the Roan Mountain area. Sheriff’s deputies and police officers began arresting suspects around noon and…

Read more 16 Indicted in Roan Mountain Drug Investigation

Investigators for the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested two suspects Thursday afternoon in connection with four burglaries that took place in the Biltmore area. 37-year-old James Abe Wishon and 36-year-old Amy Michelle Jones are both charged with burglary, theft of property, and vandalism. Wishon is additionally charged with…

Read more Investigators Solve Multiple Burglaries in Biltmore Area, Suspects Arrested