Volume 52, Number 27

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 2, 2015

Pryor arrested again on meth and other drug charges

Pryor arrested again on  meth and other drug chargesThe Pickett County Sheriff's Department have once again arrested Harold Wayne Pryor, 55, 4963 North York Hwy., Pall Mall, for drug related charges.
Pryor was currently out on a $10,000 bond for prior possession of schedule II (Meth) with intent to resale and drug paraphernalia charges. According the arrest report, sheriff deputies were investigating another case and went to interview Pryor when Deputy Malcolm Johnson noticed small bags of a white substance.
After surveying other suspicious items at the residence, he notified Sheriff Dana Dowdy and a field test revealed the substance was to be methamphetamine. There was also a used lab found in a burning barrel near the home.
Pryor was charged with possession of schedule IV with intent to resale, possession of a schedule II, manufacture of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a schedule II with intent to resale.
Those investigating the incident along with Sheriff Dowdy were Chief Deputy Steve Wilber, Sgt. Jeff Flowers, Deputy Johnson, Certified CLAN Officer Elbert Conner.

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