Carter County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man for stabbing a woman with a screwdriver late Monday night. Deputies were called to a house on Highway 91 near midnight. A woman said she had opened her door to her ex-boyfriend, who then stabbed her in the chest. The woman was taken to hospital and is…
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 December 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…
A Carter County man was arrested Sunday after Sheriff’s deputies discovered child porn on his cell phone. 29-year-old Joshua Hewlett Herman was charged with three counts of Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of a Minor. Deputies made the arrest after a woman said she found explicit pictures of her child on her boyfriend’s cell phone. Herman is…
There are a lot of myths surrounding meth production in our county. Most of it comes from the meth industry changing so quickly in the past few years, which I’ve written about before. As a result, we’ve ended up in a strange position where a lot of people know the conventional wisdom of the signs…
This is surveillance video of our suspect in the Dollar General thefts. He can be seen walking with a noticeable limp. He was reported to have fled the scene in a green Ford Taurus. If you recognize him or have information on his location, please call our investigators at 423-542-1856.     The suspect took…
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…
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…
I drove up to Poga a few weeks ago with a co-worker. He’s still pretty new at the Sheriff’s Office, so I was pointing out some of the places I’d worked wrecks, been in standoffs, all those kinds of stories. I also pointed out some of the old meth labs we busted years ago. They…
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…
We have a small sedan in our impound lot that was used for smuggling methamphetamine into Carter County. A couple people would drive to California, purchase meth from a cartel, and then drive thousands of miles back. Not once was the car pulled over or searched by other law enforcement agencies during those trips. We…