Volume 53, Number 21

fourteen pages

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

Undercover investigation leads to five arrests

Undercover investigation leads to five arrestsDuring an undercover drug investigation, Pickett County Sheriff Deputies apprehended five suspects on Sunday, April 8th.
According to the report, Kristin King, 24, of Jamestown, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II (Methamphetamine), Sell and Delivery of Schedule II.
Anthony Wolford, 29, of Clarkrange, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Sale and Delivery of Schedule II, Possession of Schedule II, Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Institution.
Ted Brown, 36, of Jamestown, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II, and Sell and Delivery of Schedule II.
Finley Mcghee, 46, of Jamestown, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II, and Sell and Delivery of Schedule II.
Gary Asberry, 50, of Allardt, was charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II, and Sell and Delivery of Schedule II.
After the suspects were taken into custody, it was learned that the vehicle they were in was reported stolen by Enterprise Rental.
Pickett County Chief Deputy Steve Wilber, Deputy Mike Worley, Deputy Malcolm Johnson and Certified Meth Clan Officer Elbert Conner were the investigators.

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