More Trouble For Carter County Jail Inmate

(ELIZABETHTON) — More trouble for a Carter County jail inmate after authorities say he assaulted three corrections officers last week.

Police say Jason Richardson was in the jail’s booking area when the altercation broke out after Richardson was told to hang up a phone call and he refused to do so.

Richardson had been initally jailed on DUI along with possession of drug paraphenalia and resisting arrest.

He filed guilty pleas on both sets of charges.