CARTER COUNTY, Tenn. —
On Tuesday, May 31 during the early morning hours, the Carter County Sheriff’s Office, working with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, arrested 18 of 25 individuals who were recently indicted on promotion of methamphetamine charges.

All 25 individuals were indicted by a Carter County Grand Jury on May 4, charging the group with more than 300 counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.

According to Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes, this has been an ongoing investigation for several months. Mathes identified these arrests as the first wave of arrests which targeted drug traffickers from primarily Johnson County. The traffickers had been frequently traveling to various pharmacies located in Elizabethton and Carter County purchasing excessive amounts of pseudoephedrine.

Mathes also confirmed that that his office is anticipating the indictment of more than 70 additional individuals in the upcoming months related to this investigation.

Throughout the morning and day, more than 25 deputies of the Carter and Johnson County Sheriff’s Office scoured the two counties and arrested the following defendants charging each with multiple counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacture.

James Michael CARR, age 44, of 156 Bobs Hollow, Elizabethton, Tennessee, ( 3 counts & $25,000 Bond)
Theodore Michael HOOVER, age 54 of 369 K&R Road, Butler, Tennessee, ( 20 counts & $50,000 Bond)
Allen Scott MILLER, age 39, of 110 Billy Joe Drive, Hampton, Tennessee, ( 8 counts & $25,000 Bond)
Toby Brandon WILSON, age 35, of 1469 Campbell Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 45 counts & $100,000 Bond)
Beverly Dawn GARTHING, age 46, of 290 Slimp Branch Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 6 counts & $10,000 Bond)
Brian Douglas PHIPPS, age 37, of 393 Mill Creek Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 22 counts & $100,000 Bond)
Joshua A. DOLLAR, age 25, of 460 Johnson Hollow Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 10 counts & $10,000 Bond)
Perry Cross PERKINS, age 49, of 315 Cabbage Patch Lane, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 23 counts & $50,000 Bond)
Charles B. OAKS, age 24, of 700 Forge Creek Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 6 counts & $25,000 Bond)
Angela Hope Rhymer, age 32, of 220 South Hill Drive, Elizabethton, Tennessee. ( 6 counts & $25,000 Bond)
Linda Sue Dugger, age 47, of 324 B Wilson Lane, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 10 counts & $25,000 Bond)
Vicki Lee LOWE, age 36, of 456 West Holy Hill Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 29 counts & $100,000 Bond)
Ronnie Darrell CURD, age 40, of 442 D Curd Lane, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 40 counts & $100,000 Bond)
Junie Nichole PHIPPS, age 33, of 393 Mill Creek Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 16 counts & $50,000 Bond)
Trenton Cole WILSON, age 24, of 1475 Campbell Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 13 counts & $50,000 Bond)
Heather Louise BUCHANON-BRYANT, age 23, of 557 B. Johnson Road, Mountain City, Tennessee. ( 12 counts & $50,000 Bond)
Kenneth Kyle FLETCHER – Additional Individual in this case who is already in custody in another jail (Watauga County, NC) on other charges and will be extradited to the Carter County Jail A.S.A.P.
Chrystal Elaine POTTER – Additional Individual in this case who is already in custody in another jail (Johnson County, TN) on other charges and will be extradited to the Carter County Jail A.S.A.P.

http://www2.tricities.com/news/2011/jun/01/carter-county-sheriffs-office-indicts-25-individua-ar-1078899/

  1. Well my dad is one that list…..so sad…