September 24th , 2013 10:12 am Leave a comment

County corrections officer suspended after arrest on DUI, drug charges

By

A Carter County Sheriff’s Department corrections officer was arrested and charged with driving under the influence and simple possession of a Schedule II drug by the Elizabethton Police Department Sunday night.

Carter County Sheriff Chris Mathes said Jesse Lee Carico, 29, 112 Mount Vernon Place, Elizabethton, is a Carter County Detention Center employee and that he was immediately placed on administrative leave.

“I have put him on suspension without pay or benefits pending the outcome,” Mathes said. “We will be doing an internal investigation. These allegations are serious and will not be tolerated.”

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

share Facebook Twitter

Switch to our mobile site