On July 29th, 2021, the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a Tulip Lane Address and conducted an investigation into an altercation in which an individual was shot and received injuries.
During the investigation, additional crimes were discovered and arrest warrants were obtained. On August 19th, 2021 the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office accompanied by the Cherokee County Department of Social Services went to Hick’s residence and arrested:
Scott William Hicks, 54, Murphy North Carolina – possession of a stolen motor vehicle, permit place used chop shop – $10,000.00 Secure Bond
Stephen Todd Buckner, 47, Forsyth. Georgia – possession of a firearm by a felon, assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill, assault with deadly weapon serious injury – $30,000.00 Secure Bond
Scott Trammel, 49, Copperhill, Tennessee is currently in the custody of Tennessee authorities on similar charges and will be brought to Cherokee County when he is released.