Search yields seven charges for Roan Mountain man

10:00 am | August 21, 2013

The Carter County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Unit carried out a search warrant Sunday that yielded seven charges against a Roan Mountain man.

Martin James Tipton, 43, 295 Highway 143 was charged with two counts of aggravated child endangerment, initiation of methamphetamine manufacture, promotion of methamphetamine manufacture, maintaining a dwelling, possession of a Schedule VI drug for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Police initiated the search to look for evidence of methamphetamine activity, which was they said was found at the premises.

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