Volume 52, Number 35

ten pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, August 27, 2015

Domestic call leads to drug arrest

Domestic call leads to drug arrestOn Tuesday, July 12th at approximately midnight, the Pickett County Sheriff's Department received a domestic call at 258 Kennedy Lane.
Sheriff Dana Dowdy, along with Chief Deputy Steve Wilber, Deputy Mike Worley and Sgt. Jeff Flowers arrived and began investigating when the suspect fled out the back door of the residence.
Calvin James Davis, 35, had fled into the woods and after being advised that K-9 Deputy Yuri was going to be utilized to locate him, he surrendered.
When the weapon search was conducted, some pills of an unknown substance and a bag of a substance which appeared to be methamphetamine, was found on Mr. Davis. Deputies then obtained consent to search the residence and found two disposed meth labs located outside and meth components were found inside of the home.
Calvin Davis is charged with manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of a schedule II with intent to resale, domestic violence, evading arrest.

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