Volume 51, Number 29

eighteen pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 17, 2014

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.

TOP STORIES

No injuries after vehicle runs through business - Customers and employees were startled at the sound of a car crashing into the front of Garrett's Dru... Keep Reading

Sign vandalism in Pickett County - Over the past several weeks there has been an increase of vandalism and theft of real estate and ele... Keep Reading

Town of Byrdstown June 30th special called meeting - The Town of Byrdstown Board of Mayor and Aldermen met in a special called meeting on Monday, June 30... Keep Reading