December 17th , 2013 18:11 pm Leave a comment

CCSD arrests six, searches for seven more in drug and firearm round-up

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On Nov. 4, 2013, a Carter County Grand Jury convened and investigators of the Carter County Sheriff’s Department presented multiple criminal cases.  Indictments were issued for 12 individuals for drug-related charges.  In addition, one individual was indicted in U.S. District Court in Greeneville on federal firearms violations.

Beginning late on the evening of Dec. 16and into the early morning hours of Dec. 17, deputies began serving the 13 indictments and arrested the following individuals without incident:

  • Duane Yeager, 25, of Elizabethton, was arrested and charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
  • Travis Mizzell, 27, of Elizabethton, was arrested and charged with 12 counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Jennifer Campbell, 30, of Hampton, was arrested and charged with eight counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Christopher Dove, 26, of Elizabethton, was arrested and charged with 12 counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Adam Griffey, 34, of Elizabethton, was arrested and charged with one count of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing and one count of initiation of a process intended to result in the manufacture of  methamphetamine.
  • Jeffery McMahan, 41, of Roan Mountain, was arrested and charged with eight counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing, one count of initiation of a process intended to result in the manufacture of  methamphetamine, and one count of possession of Schedule IV drugs.

Seven individuals still remain at large and are being sought after by the sheriff’s office.  Anyone with information related to their whereabouts is encouraged to call 911 or contact the Carter County Sheriff’s Department at (423) 542-2450.

The seven wanted individuals are identified as:

  • Ronald Lowe, 41, of Elizabethton, who is charged with nine counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Jennifer Glover, 41 of Roan Mountain, who is charged with 13 counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Tina Hughes, 39, of Elizabethton, who is charged with one count of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing, and one count of possession of Schedule II drugs.
  • Dakota Waters, 19, of Elizabethton, who is charged with one count of sale of Schedule III drugs and one count violation of a drug-free school zone.
  • Christopher Shepard, 23, of Elizabethton, who is charged with one count of sale of Schedule III drugs.
  • Nicky McKinney, 45, of Roan Mountain, who is charged with two counts of promotion of methamphetamine manufacturing.
  • Clayburn Jones, 41, of Hampton, who is charged with federal firearms violations.

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