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Drug raid at Newport motel results in three arrests

Published: 9:31 PM, 12/06/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

NEWPORT-Three people at the Family Inns of America Motel on Cosby Highway, including the front desk clerk, were arrested Thursday, Dec. 5, following a tip about drug trafficking at the motel, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.In a press release, the CCSD said it received a complaint from an employee of the motel, located at 1025 Cosby Highway. The complainant allegedly stated they were experiencing many problems with drug trafficking at their place of business and that they suspected that one of the front desk clerks was involved.For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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