The Carter County Sheriff’s Office will be first law enforcement agency in the region to use a new technology that detects when a deputy’s ballistic vest is shot or stabbed and sends an alert to the department. The School Resource Officer division are now wearing Automatic Injury Detection Sensors in their ballistic vests. The sensors…

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Carter County Sheriff’s deputies arrested two men Monday morning after a vehicular pursuit that crossed into Washington and Sullivan County.   The chase began when a deputy attempted a traffic stop on a silver Dodge Grand Caravan that had an incorrect license plate. The driver of the van refused to pull over and attempted to…

Read more 2 Arrested, Charged after Vehicular Pursuit on I-26

Carter County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a suspect in an October burglary where the suspect was caught on video. Investigators identified 39-year-old Kristopher Travis Bradley as the suspect based on the video that showed a man breaking into a home in the Biltmore area near Elizabethton. The suspect then stole more than $1,000 worth of…

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Carter County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have solved eight burglary cases after a suspect in a vehicle pursuit was arrested and confessed to multiple crimes.   32-year-old Ricky Dean Ward was arrested after a vehicle pursuit on October 12. While he was being questioned, Dean confessed to several other crimes, including six residential burglaries and two…

Read more Multiple Burglaries Solved After Vehicle Pursuit Arrest

A Carter County man is in jail after Sheriff’s deputies arrested him for holding 10 people hostage Friday, including five juveniles.   Deputies were called to a house on Renfro Road where residents said 21-year-old Jordan Robert Reece had held them at gunpoint from around 12:30 a.m. through the rest of the morning. Two of…

Read more One Man Arrested for Kidnapping, Holding 10 Hostage

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 October 9, 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…

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