Volume 51, Number 35

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 28, 2014

Pickett Grand Jury returns 33 drug related indictments

The Pickett County Sheriff’s Department has arrested 20 persons indicted by the Pickett County Grand Jury for allegedly selling drugs.
The grand jury met here on Monday, April 28 where they decided that the gathered evidence from the officers along with witness testimony proved to show probable cause and therefore returned 33 drug related indictments.
The sheriff’s department began making arrests on Monday, May 5th with assistance from the Tennessee Highway Patrol, HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area Taskforce), and the 13th Judicial Drug Taskforce.
The information from the grand jury indictments explain what the charges are and what each defendant’s potential sentencing could be if found guilty by the Criminal Court of Pickett County. The sentencing for felony charge Class B could be 8-12 years; Class C could be 3-6 years; Class D could be 2-4 years; Class E 1-2 years.
The following are the names of the defendants who were arrested:
Gary Phares, 51, 110 Savage Lane, Allons, Tn. was charged with Class E Felony for delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance.
Rick Phares, 49, 5065 Cove Creek Rd. was charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance.
Marcus Crabtree, 24, 413 S. Main St. was charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Morphine, a schedule II controlled substance.
Robert Stinson, 31, 3355 Mt. Union Rd. was charged with Class E Felony for delivery, sale and distribution of a counterfeit controlled substance also charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Morphine, a schedule II controlled substance.
Kristina Williams, 19, 507 Midnight Dr. was charged with Class E Felony for delivery, sale and distribution of a counterfeit controlled substance also charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Buprenorphine, a schedule III controlled substance.
David Davis, 42, 943 W. Main St. was charged with two counts, Class C felonies for delivery of Oxycodone, a scheduled II controlled substance.
Carson Boles, 55, 670 Melrose Lane was charged with Class E felony for delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance also charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance. Daniel Huddleston, 27, 100 Pickett Sq. Apts., was charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Dihydrocodeinone a schedule III controlled substance.
Joel Pritchard, 37, 115 Hillcrest Dr. charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Buprenorphine, a schedule III controlled substance.
Emily Smith, 19, 193 Eagle Crest Dr. charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Buprenorphine, a schedule III controlled substance.
Troy Hill, 36, 3265 Moodyville Rd. was charged with Class B Felony for delivery of .5 grams or more of Cocaine, a schedule II substance.
Reynaldo Alverez, 37, Billy Zachary Rd. was charged with two Class B Felonies for delivery of .5 grams or more of Cocaine, a schedule II controlled substance also charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Oxyco-done, a schedule II controlled substance.
Erica Cope, 20, 959 W. Main St. was charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Dihydrocodeinone, a schedule III controlled substance.
Jessica Cross, 25, 1170 Cordell Hull Memorial Dr. was charged with Class D Felony for delivery of Dihydocodeinone, a schedule III controlled substance also charged with Class C Felony for delivery of Oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance.
Matthew Cross, 22, 1096 Roughshod Hollow Rd. was charged with two Class C Felonies for delivery of oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance.
April Dickerson, 20, 1036 Highland Ave. was charged with two Class D Felonies for delivery of Dihydrocodeinone, a schedule III controlled substance also charged with Class E Felony for delivery of counterfeit controlled substance.
Adam Neal, 19, 413 S. Main St. was charged with Class B Felony for delivery of less than .5 grams of Cocaine, a schedule II controlled substance.
Jeremy Williams, 22, 114 Melrose Ave. was charged with two Class C Felonies for delivery of Oxycodone, a schedule II controlled substance.
Jason Pendergrass, 21, 1015 Asberry Dr. was charged with Class E Felony for delivery of a counterfeit controlled substance.
James Neal, 47, P.O. Box 294, Byrdstown, was charged with Class B Felony for possession of .5 grams or more of Metham-phetamine with intent to sell, charged with Class B Felony for possession of .5 grams or more of Methamphetamine with intent to deliver, charged with Class E Felony for possession of over 1/2 ounce of marijuana with intent to deliver, charged with Class E Felony for possession of over 1/2 ounce of marijuana with intent to sell and two counts of Class A Misdemeanor for possession of drug paraphernalia.
Pickett County Sheriff Clois Brown stated to the PRESS, “This has been a year long investigation and is still an ongoing process. It will not be the end of other investigations for it takes a lot of time to collect the necessary information and evidence to be able to get a conviction.”

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