Officers with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office and Elizabethton Police Department Joint Drug Task Force carried out a search warrant Tuesday which led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer. Following a months-long investigation, narcotics officers obtained the search warrant for the residence of 31-year-old James…
Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man Monday evening after a traffic stop led to the discovery of narcotics and firearms in his vehicle. Investigators noticed a vehicle in Elizabethton driving approximately 20 miles per hour over the speed limit and initiated a traffic…
Deputies of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman Monday in connection with two home invasions. On Thursday, deputies responded to a burglary in progress on Newton Road. When they arrived, the suspect had already fled the area. The homeowners stated they heard someone in their…
UPDATED: The reward has been increased to $3,000.
Carter County Sheriff Dexter Lunceford is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for a shooting that took place Sunday on Bowman Road. The shooting claimed the life of 63-year-old Kevin Hathaway. An anonymous person provided valuable information, and investigators are…
The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal fire that engulfed a home in Watauga Tuesday morning. Deputies responded to a structure fire on Rasnick Road at approximately 7:15 a.m. After the Watauga and Central Volunteer Fire Departments extinguished the fire, they found human remains inside the home. Investigators were then called to the scene…
Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a homicide that took place in the Milligan area. At approximately 11:30 Sunday, investigators were called to 132 Bowman Road. Upon their arrival, they found a 63-year-old male victim, identified as Kevin Hathaway, shot to death inside of his residence. Investigators say the shooting appears to have happened…
Join us on April 3rd for a fun afternoon with egg painting and egg hunting for kids age 3-12! There will be two separate hunts: one for younger kids and one for older kids. We will be getting things kicked off at 2 p.m. at Cat…
The Carter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating human remains that were discovered near Southside Road outside of Elizabethton Wednesday afternoon. Deputies were called to the scene at approximately 3:00 p.m. and found a decomposed human body. Investigators from CCSO and the Elizabethton Police Department were called to assist. The body has been sent to the ETSU Quillen…