|Published: 10:28 AM, 01/17/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
NEWPORT-Law enforcement authorities arrested two people
suspecting of selling drugs in the Newport/Cocke County area, the Cocke County
Sheriff's Department reported.
Jeremy George Jones, 23, of 181 Alpha Road, in Newport,
was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 15, and charged with possession of Schedule 4 for
resale, possession of a firearm with intent to go armed, tampering with
evidence, and introduction of drugs into a penal facility, Deputy Sheriff Danny
Hartsell and K9 Deputy Sheriff Chris Gregg reported.
Officers were called to Rock Hill Road, at River Chase
Road, around 4 p.m., for a truck possibly dumping tires illegally. Officers
arrived and saw two trucks together on the side of the road, the report stated.
Jones was the driver of s 2007 Ford truck. His license
came up as revoked for DUI on Jan. 6, 2012.
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