Volume 53, Number 29

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Byrdstown, Tennessee 38549 -- Thursday, July 21, 2016

Five arrested on meth charges

Five arrested on meth chargesOn October 15th, the Pickett County Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious vehicle that was believed to be involved in illegal drug activity.
Deputy Johnson observed the vehicle traveling North on Hwy. 111 and upon the routine traffic stop, the driver gave consent to Deputy Johnson to search the vehicle. Sheriff Dana E. Dowdy, Chief Deputy Steve Wilber, and Deputy Brandon Koger assisted in the search where several items such as lithium batteries, cold packs, and three boxes of psuedoephedrine were found in the vehicle, which are used to manufacture methamphetamine.
Angela Watson, 40, Brenda Brewer, 45, Susan Asberry, 40, Paul Brewer, 44, all of Jamestown were charged with promotion to manufacture methamphetamine. John Hatfield, 37, of Pall Mall was charged with promotion to manufacture methamphetamine.
Sheriff Dowdy said "For the third time in the past few weeks, information received from citizens of Pickett County has proven to be valuable. Some information can be hot or cold, but lately we have been on a roll and will continue to work closely with the community to slow down or stop illegal drug activity in Pickett County. I would like to thank the community for all information provided to us and drug investigations will continue to be a main priority of this department."
If any one has information on illegal drug use, manufacturing or selling of narcotics please contact the Pickett County Sheriff's Office at 931-864-3210.

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