Carter County deputy injured in fight with suspect

10:00 am | July 11, 2013

A report of a gun being fired into the air yielded an arrest, a fight, a broken nose and multiple charges, the Carter County Sheriff’s Department said.

George Samuel Aldrich

George Samuel Aldrich

Chief Deputy Ron Street said Deputy Nick Andes received minor injuries during a fist fight with a subject he was attempting to take into custody at a west Carter County trailer park.

Street said Andes responded to a call Wednesday evening reporting a man behind a mobile home at 1957 Dave Buck Road, apartment 1, firing a gun into the air.

Street said Andes arrived at the scene and found 41-year-old George Samuel Aldrich, who admitted to firing a handgun.

Street said that when Andes tried to take Aldrich into custody, the suspect began to struggle.

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