Smith wanted after fleeing from Carroll authorities

May 15, 2014

The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who fled from authorities on Tuesday.

Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called to a residence on Rising Sun Lane on Tuesday evening around 5:22 p.m. to a reported domestic assault. Deputies were attempting to arrest Cory Allan Smith, 29, for domestic assault when he escaped from the home, Sheriff J.B. Gardner said. A search of the area ensued, involving other members of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Galax Police Department, but Smith was not located.

Charges were obtained for Smith for domestic assault on a family member and escape by force. Anyone with information on Cory Smith is asked to contact the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at 276-236-5119 or the Galax Police Department at 276-236-8101.