Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested 26-year-old Garrett Brian Birchfield Tuesday for stealing a woman’s guns and killing her dogs. Investigators said Birchfield stole the victim’s dogs and a firearm and then shot the dogs before disposing of them on Teaberry Road. Birchfield then returned…

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A joint operation between the Carter County Sheriff’s Office, Unicoi County Sheriff’s Office, and Erwin Police Department resulted in 10 arrests Tuesday. The arrests, which took place in Unicoi County during a round up operation, were made for a variety of misdemeanor charges. Deputies also found evidence during the arrests that led the Unicoi County Sheriff’s…

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Carter County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested and charged a man after a shooting early Sunday morning on Poga Road. Investigators have charged 51-year-old Claude Harvey Banner with second degree attempted murder after he shot Marvin Lee Clawson. Deputies were called the 600 block of Poga Road around 3:00 a.m.…

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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 detect…

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