Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office have identified two persons who are dead in connection with a shooting that took place Thursday morning. 40-year-old Lori Elliott and 40-year-old Corey Montez Bryson were both fatally injured in the shooting which happened at a residence on Jim Rains Road. Elliott was found dead at the scene, and…
Investigators with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office have identified a body that was found near Cecil Vanhuss Road on Tuesday. 37-year-old Joseph Lee Miller was found dead in a field at approximately 1 p.m. Investigators say there were no obvious signs of injury to his body and are awaiting an autopsy report to determine the cause…
Carter County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested a Stony Creek man late Thursday evening after investigators discovered a video of the man requesting sexual favors from a juvenile. 59-year-old Joseph Walter Sampson is charged with Solicitation of a Minor. Investigators became aware of the incident after the child’s mother…
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 February 11, 2020 at the Tennessee College of Applied Technology at Elizabethton (426 Highway 91 North, Elizabethton). Apply online or at the Carter County Sheriff’s Office: 900 E. Elk Avenue, Elizabethon,…
Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a shooting that took place Monday morning on Dock Fields Road in Roan Mountain. Investigators believe Robert Fields entered the living room of his residence and had an argument with his wife, Shelly Fields.  Robert Fields shot Shelly Fields multiple times with a .357 caliber revolver, then…
UPDATE: The location has been moved to the Program Room of the Carter County Detention Center (900 3rd Street, Elizabethon, TN 37643). Please be in the jail lobby/dispatch office no later than 6:00 pm.
The Civil Service Commission will be conducting an examination for positions of correction officers for the Carter County Sheriff’s Office at…
The suspect in a stabbing that took place Wednesday on Blue Springs Road has been charged and transported to the Carter County Detention Center after being released from the hospital. 36-year-old Justin Todd Williams is charged with attempted first degree murder, aggravated assault, especially aggravated burglary, and…
Deputies with the Carter County Sheriff’s Office found two people dead in a home on Taylortown Road late Sunday evening. 82-year-old Barbara Lee Barnette and her son, 52-year-old Brian Scott Barnette, were found dead in their residence after a relative requested deputies perform a welfare check. Upon entering the house, deputies discovered Barbara Barnette’s and Brian…