Volume 53, Number 21

fourteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, May 26, 2016

Portable meth lab found in backpack

Portable meth lab found in backpack
On September 29, Jordan Cummings, 25, Byrdstown, was charged with promotions of methamphetamine manufacture. After arresting Mr. Cummings on unrelated charges, Pickett County Deputy Jerry Governale entered the home and noticed a backpack (pictured above).
After further investigation, and review of the contents, certified CLAN Officer Elbert “Chico” Conner recognized the tools, materials, and ingredients to be a portable Methamphetamine Lab.

TOP STORIES

School’s out for summer - School is officially out for the summer! The students and teachers were enjoying the last day of sch... Keep Reading

Commissioners approve Pickett County Library payoff - The Pickett County Commissioners met in regular session on May 16, 2016. Present and presiding was t... Keep Reading

National Trails Day Hike June 4th - Come and join us as we hike the Bunkum Cave trail. We will be making two stops along the way, first ... Keep Reading

Early Daedline for Next Week Edition - Due to Memorial Day holiday the Pickett County Press office will be closed Monday, May 30, the dead... Keep Reading