The following press release has been issued by Cherokee County Sheriff's Office.
Murphy , NC — Dallas Dwayne Carringer, 25, of Murphy pled guilty to assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury in Cherokee County Superior Court presided over by the Honorable Gary Gavenus on November 13th , 2017
In May of 2017, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Candy Mountain Road in the Hiwassee Dam Community of Cherokee County to a report of an individual being shot. At the culmination of the investigation, Carringer was arrested .
Judge Gavenus sentenced Carringer to not less than 67 months nor more than 93 months in prison .
Sheriff Palmer, “This was some outstanding work by individuals in my office who quickly made an arrest. We thank District Attorney Welch and her staff on teaming up with us to present a case and bring Carringer to justice. ”
Sheriff Palmer encourages any one that has information on this crime or any other to report it. To report crime in Cherokee County, you can call the anonymous tip line at 828-837-1344 or email a tip at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 911 if you observe a crime in progress.
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