Volume 53, Number 21

fourteen pages

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

Three arrested on meth charges after traffic stop

Three arrested on meth charges after traffic stopOn April 1st, the Pickett County Sheriff's Office received a call from Livingston Police Department, advising of a suspicious vehicle heading into the county.
Livingston had received information concerning the subjects in the vehicle buying meth precursors in Overton County.
Pickett County Sheriff Dana E. Dowdy was patrolling Highway 111 South and got behind the vehicle and initiated the stop with Deputies Jerry Governale and Brandon Koger assisting.
Michael Melton, 40, 816 3rd Street, Albany, Ky., was charged with three counts of Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Promotion to Manufacture Methamphetamine.
James Guffey, 47, 201 Conner Street #1A, also of Albany, was charged with Promotion to Manufacture Methamphetamine, three counts of Possession of Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Oliver "Joseph" Cooper, 27, 2573 Junior Camp Road, Monterey, Tn., charged with Promotions to Manufacture Methamphetamine.

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