Carter Co. deputies arrest 18 people in drug roundup

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CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Carter County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested 18 people Wednesday for their connection to long-term drug activity in the county.

According to a CCSO news release, an investigation into the drug operations started around eight months ago and targeted individuals who were allegedly manufacturing, selling, transporting and using illegal narcotics.

CCSO deputies arrested the 18 suspects throughout Carter County, with the primary focus being in the Roan Mountain community.

The following people were arrested:

Amanda Susan Edwards, age 35, Johnson City

  • Initiation of a Process to Manufacture Methamphetamine
  • Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture

Chad Robert Street, age 35, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Violation of Drug Free School Zone

Craig Lain Perkins, age 45, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture

Tammy Kay Cox, age 45, Roan Mountain

  • Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture

Troy Christopher Shell, age 56, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Maintaining a Dwelling where Narcotics are Manufactured or Sold

Thomas Jearamy Ward, age 31, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine

Jackie Allen Turbyfill, age 45, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

George Marvin Cook, age 52, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine

Michael Edward Dugger, age 52, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine

Melissa Louise Ollis, age 27, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Dana Lee Matherly, age 27, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Mark Alan Stover, age 27, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

David Wayne Livingston, age 55, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Christine Louise Matherly, age 50, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Dustin Wade Crosswhite, age 30, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

David Keith Vandyke, age 55, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Randall Martin Davis Jr., age 29, Butler

  • Sale of Schedule IV Narcotics

Jeffrey Alain Lethcoe, age 54, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule III Narcotics

Deputies are still searching for the following individuals:

Jonathan Brian Beam, age 42, North Carolina

  • Possession of Schedule II Narcotics
  • Tampering with or Fabricating Evidence

Eligha Joseph Hampton, age 20, Elizabethton

  • Sale of Schedule IV Narcotics

James Stewart Townson, age 42, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Johnny Dean Hughes, age 55, Roan Mountain

  • Sale of Schedule II Narcotics

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the individuals listed is asked to call the sheriff’s office at 543-2211.Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved.

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