Volume 52, Number 9

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, February 26, 2015

Two charged with manufacturing meth

Two charged with manufacturing methLast Thursday, Nov. 11, Pickett County Deputy Steve Wilber received information concerning two subjects possibly manufacturing methamphetamine.
Deputy Wilber and Sgt. Jeff Flowers spotted the subjects and made a routine traffic stop to serve a warrant and enforce a traffic violation. After receiving consent to search, Deputy Wilber, Sgt. Flowers, Sheriff Dana E. Dowdy, and Certified CLAN Officer, Elbert “Chico” Conner inventoried the vehicle.
Certified CLAN officer Elbert “Chico” Conner said items appeared to be components and equipment of manufacturing methamphetamine.
Christopher L. Burton, 32, 924 Dennis Gunter Road, Byrdstown, the driver and owner of the truck, was charged with Promotions of Methamphetamine Manufacture, Simple Possession, and Drug Paraphernalia.
Josh D. Harden, 27, 915 Marshal Bilbrey Road, Byrdstown, was charged with Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture.

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