Volume 53, Number 23

twelve pages

Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, June 9, 2016

Tip of outstanding warrants leads to drug charge arrests

Tip of outstanding warrants leads to drug charge arrestsThe Pickett County Sheriff's Department received a tip that a wanted man from Fentress County was in the area. On June 20th at approximately 3:00 p.m., Deputies James Hammock and Malcolm Johnson responded to B&K Grocery located on Highway 111.
They identified a passenger of the vehicle, Michael L. Lewis, 33, of Jamestown, as the wanted man. After consent to search the vehicle, components to Manufacture Methamphetamines, Drug Paraphernalia and a stolen handgun were recovered. There were also two small children in the vehicle.
Along with Mr. Lewis, Tiffany Perkins Lewis, 24, Chelsey Kelley, 19, and Joshua Smith, 24, all of Jamestown were charged with Promotion to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Unlawful Carry or Possession of a weapon, Child Endangerment and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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