Group picture of the Carter County Sheriff’s Office in 1975read more
History of The Carter County Sheriff's Office
Carter County Sheriff’s Office has a long history. Thanks to the hard work of local historian Butch Bridges, we can share our history.
Carter County Deputies Bill Guess and Cecil Crosby stopped a car on “E” St NW. Inside the car was the nephew of the Mexican President and two other youths. A shooting ensued and the president’s nephew was fatally shot by Guess. The shooting created an international incident, prompting a letter of regret from President Hoover to President Rubio of Mexico.read more