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

Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office placed new rape charges Thursday against a man who was previously charged with solicitation of a minor. 59-year-old Joseph Walter Sampson, who was previously charged in February, received new charges of rape of a child (two counts) and aggravated sexual…

Read more UPDATE: Man Previously Charged with Solicitation of a Minor Now Charged with Rape

Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office have identified two persons who are dead in connection with a shooting that took place Thursday morning. 40-year-old Lori Elliott and 40-year-old Corey Montez Bryson were both fatally injured in the shooting which happened at a residence on Jim Rains Road. Elliott was found dead at the scene, and…

Read more Victims in Jim Rains Road Shooting Identified