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Carroll County Sheriff’s Reports

Theft — Phillip Crider, 59, of Huntingdon reported someone took his motorcycle without his permission. The motorcycle was at a shop off of Purdy Road in Huntingdon, the last time he had seen his motorcycle was around June of this year. The motorcycle is a 125 Traxx on and off road, late nineties model, white in color with green stripes and a green seat. This case is still an open investigation.
Theft, Fraud — August 11, William R. Ober, 71, of Cedar Grove was a victim of credit card fraud coming out of Memphis, Tn.
Deputy Frank McGee took a report concerning a debit/credit card number, the total being reported at the time of the report was approximately $500.00.
Drug, Narcotic Violation — James C. Capps, 36, of Atwood was arrested on a drug, narcotic violation on August 15.
Deputy Chance Townes initiated a traffic stop on a white Ford Edge for window tint. Once Deputy Townes made contact with the driver who identified as James Capps, he was asked to come back to the patrol unit so Deputy Townes could write a warning ticket. Once at the patrol unit Deputy Townes stated Mr. Capps had laid his arms on the hood and hung his head as if he knew he was in trouble. The deputy asked if there was anything illegal in the vehicle and Mr. Capps stated no there was not, so the deputy asked to search the vehicle when Mr. Capps proceeded to tell him it was not his vehicle. The vehicle belonged to the passenger Elisha Gilford. Deputy Townes noticed in conversation with Ms. Gilford that she would move off topic and deflect when questions were asked. When Deputy Townes asked to search the vehicle, Ms. Gilford advised he could, though she had to get to her children who have Covid. Deputy Townes searched the vehicle and located 0.7 grams of methamphetamines on the driver’s side. Capps advised Deputy Townes that it was his. Capps was then transported by Deputy Townes to the Carroll County Jail and given a bond of $2500.00 for Possession of Schedule II Meth.
Drug, Narcotic Violation — Darren Wayne Plunk, 35, of Hollist Ave. in Sharon was arrested on a drug/narcotic violation and charged with Schedule II Meth.
James Wison Tefteller. 41, of Byrd St. in Dresden was arrested on a drug/narcotic violation and charged with Sch. II Cocaine, Sch. II Meth, and drug paraphernalia.
On August 16, Deputy Chance Townes initiated a traffic stop on a maroon van for failure to maintain a lane and registration plate light violations. The driver identified as Darren Plunk was advised to step out of the vehicle so the deputy could write a warning ticket. The deputy noticed Plunk, when outside the vehicle, seemed to be sweating a lot more than usual and would stand away from him as if he did not want the deputy to get too close to him. Plunk was advised that there was suspicion of narcotics in the vehicle or on Plunk’s body, and the deputy advised he was going to search the vehicle. Deputy Townes stated Mr. Plunk seemed irritated and denied the deputy consent to search the vehicle, the deputy made a call. 
The deputy called for a K-9 to assist. Plunk and a passenger, James Tefteller were advised a K-9 would soon arrive. The K-9 alerted on the passenger side of the vehicle where Tefteller was sitting. A black bag was located with glass pipes used for narcotics and another bag with 0.3 grams of cocaine. In the passenger side door panel, another small bag was located with 2.5 grams of meth, both occupants of the vehicle were then detained. Tefteller claimed the cocaine, meth, and glass pipes that were located in the vehicle.


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