Carter County man arrested, charged with attempted murder

Published 8:18 am Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Carter County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man for stabbing a woman with a screwdriver late Monday night.

Deputies were called to a house on Highway 91 near midnight. A woman said she had opened her door to her ex-boyfriend, who then stabbed her in the chest. The woman was taken to the hospital and is now stable.

Investigators have charged 47-year-old Naaman Wayne Buckles with attempted first-degree murder, especially aggravated burglary, and resisting arrest.

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Buckles is being held in the Carter County Detention Center on a $120,000 bond. He is due to appear in court on December 17.