The Civil Service Commission will be conducting an examination for positions of correction officers for the Carter County Sheriff’s Office at 6:00 pm on September 11, 2018 at 1500 Arney Street in Elizabethton. Apply online or Carter County Sheriff Office 900 E. Elk Avenue Elizabethton, TN 37643. — The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is an…
Carter County Sheriff’s deputies have released the name of the victim of a deadly shooting that took place in Hampton on Friday. 43-year-old Alan Lyle Jansma of Hampton was killed in the parking lot of a McDonald’s near Highway 19E. He was found dead by deputies at the scene. Deputies have arrested and charged 64-year-old…
Carter County Sheriff’s deputies have arrested 64-year-old Steve Mack Miller of Hampton and charged him with Second Degree Murder. This is in connection to a shooting that took place Friday evening outside the McDonald’s in Hampton, near Highway 19E. Deputies found Miller at the scene and took him into custody. Miller is currently being held…
A man is dead after a shooting took place Friday at the McDonald’s near Highway 19E in Hampton, Tennessee. Carter County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene around 4:25 p.m. They found a deceased white male and the suspected shooter still in the parking lot. Sheriff Dexter Lunceford confirmed that his deputies have taken…
Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office have arrested four suspects in connection with an armed burglary that took place on Melody Lane Saturday. 35-year-old Crystal Gail Rainbolt and 38-year-old Adam Carl Hinkle have been charged with aggravated assault, especially aggravated burglary, and criminal trespass. 41-year-old Tina Denise Rainbolt and 39-year-old Joseph Wade Hill were…
All who wish to be a part of Lieutenant Brian “Bull” Durham’s police and fire escort in his funeral procession shall assemble at 9:15 am at the Tetrick Funeral Home in Elizabethton. (211 N Riverside Dr, Elizabethton, TN 37643) You will receive further instructions at the staging area for the honor route. The funeral procession…
The Civil Service Commission will be conducting an examination for positions of correction officers for the Carter County Sheriff’s Office at 6:00pm on August 14th, 2018 at 1500 Arney Street in Elizabethton. Apply online or Carter County Sheriff Office 900 E. Elk Avenue Elizabethton, TN 37643. — The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is an equal…
Carter County Sheriff’s deputies arrested one man Wednesday after a vehicle pursuit on Highway 400.   Around 8:15 a.m., a deputy spotted a vehicle believed to be stolen on Smalling Road. He pursued the vehicle down Highway 400 before the vehicle crashed and the driver was arrested. Deputies searched the vehicle and found what they…
The Carter County Sheriff’s Office was saddened to learn that Lieutenant Forrest Banks Sharpe passed away Monday night. Lt. Sharpe was hired by the Carter County Sheriff’s Office in 1980 as a jailer. He served under six different sheriffs during his career, and held leadership positions for patrol and corrections. He was well liked by…
The Carter County Detention Center passed inspection as officials from the Tennessee Corrections Institute found no deficiencies at the facility Thursday. The Carter County Sheriff’s Office operates the detention center. TCI inspectors were on site for two days and found the facility met all standards. This came after an initial inspection during which TCI officials…