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Sunday Crash Victims Transported To Hospitals

Around 5pm Sunday evening crews where dispatched to General Carl Stiner Hwy and Fincastle Rd for a vehicle accident. Crews from the Campbell County Rural Fire Service and Lafollette Rescue Squad had to extricate one patient from a vehicle and he was transported via Lifestar to UT and 2 occupants from the other vehicle was transported to Lafollette Medical Center. Campbell County EMS, THP and Campbell County Sheriffs Dept was on the scene.

Jacksboro Police Seeking Whaley

LaFollette Police Make Drug Bust, Remove Child

At 7:30 am Thursday morning LaFollette Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team served a search warrant on unit 21 in Crown Point Apartments. The search warrant was in response to illegal drug transactions that were taking place at that residence. Officers recovered Schedule II meth, Schedule III subozone and marijuana, along with drug paraphernalia. DCS was also called to the scene and removed an 11 month old child from that residence. Arrested was Auberne Sparks, the child’s mother along with Josh Wagers, James Chambers and Amber Muse Market. Sparks and Wagers are facing schedule II, III and VI drugs for resale charges Chambers is being charged with schedule II and III, drugs for resale and felony possession of drug paraphernalia. Muse charged with criminal impersonation and felony possession of drug paraphernalia charges. Additional charges are likely.

LaFollette Man Arrested For Drugs In Bell County

Fontana

On Friday August 2, 2019 at approximately 1:00pm Bell County Chief Deputy Doug Jordan was on routine patrol in the Chenoa Community near the Chenoa Cemetery. Chief Deputy Jordan located 45 year old Christopher Robin Fontana of Lafollette Tennessee and 21 year old Harmony McCullough of Clairfield Tennessee at the cemetery.

Deputy Jordan stated there was a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle Fontana and McCullough were occupying.

The two were removed from the vehicle and observed in plain view was a pill bottle with a napkin inside and no label. Inside the napkin was a needle cap, Buprenorphine pill, and Aprazolam pills.

Found inside a front pocket of McCullough’s clothing was a bag believed to contain Methamphetamine. She was also found to have additional drug paraphernalia and a spoon commonly used for drug usage. A needle was found in her clothing after she admitted to possessing it during the booking process.

The pair was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center.

Christopher Fontana was charged with possession of controlled substance – 2nd degree, 1st offense (Buprenorphine), possession of controlled substance – 3rd degree, 1st offense (Alprazolam), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, and he was served an outstanding warrant for Assault 4th degree (domestic violence).

Harmony McCullough was charged with possession of controlled substance – 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance – 2nd degree (Buprenorphine), and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia.

McCullough

Nearly A Dozen Violators Have Probation Revoked

On Monday Campbell Criminal Court Judge E. Shayne Sexton found the following individuals in violation of their supervised release and remanded them to Tennessee Department of Corrections (TDOC) custody, all violators were prosecuted by the Office of District Attorney General Jared Effler.

Rebecca McCrary (Duncan) had previously plead guilty to Theft under $1,000 and Forger, and received a suspended sentence of 1 year supervised by TDOC. She was found guilty of violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 1 year sentence in TDOC custody.

Shannon O. Daniels, of Clinton, had previously plead guilty to Aggravated Assault, Theft <$500, Aggravated Assault on a Public Employee, Reckless Endangerment, and Resisting arrest and received a suspended sentence of 10 years supervised by TDOC. She was found guilty of violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 10 year sentence in TDOC custody. Brittany Michelle Waldroop, of Jacksboro, had previously plead guilty to Forgery and received a suspended sentence of 2 years supervised by TDOC. She was found guilty of violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 2 year sentence in TDOC custody. Buffy Sue Perkins had previously plead guilty to two counts of Sale of Oxymorphone Sch. II Controlled Substance, two counts of Delivery of Oxymorphone Sch. II Controlled Substance, and two counts of Possession of Oxymorphone Sch. II Controlled Substance with the Intent to sell and received a suspended sentence of 4 years supervised by Community Corrections. She was found guilty of violating the terms of her release and was sentenced to serve her 4 year sentence in TDOC custody. Mark Evans, of LaFollette, had previously plead guilty to Aggravated Burglary and received a suspended sentence of 3 years supervised by TDOC for eight years. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 3 year sentence in TDOC custody. Jeffrey Kitts, of LaFollette, had previously plead guilty to Theft over $1,000 and Driving on a Suspended License, and received a suspended sentence of 2 years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 2 year sentence in TDOC custody. Randy Joe Jones, of Jellico, had previously plead guilty to Possession of Schedule III Controlled Substance with Intent to Sell and Arson, and received a suspended sentence of 6 years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 6 year sentence in TDOC custody. Joshua Harding, of LaFollette, had previously plead guilty to Theft over $500 and four counts of Burglary, and received a suspended sentence of 3 years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 3 year sentence in TDOC custody. Joshua Jared Redford, of Shelbyville, had previously plead guilty to Possession of Schedule IV with the Intent to Sell or Deliver, and received a suspended sentence of 3 years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 3 year sentence in TDOC custody. Cory Scott Gibson, of LaFollette, had previously plead guilty to Theft over $1,000 and Burglary, and received a suspended sentence of 4 years supervised by TDOC. He was found guilty of violating the terms of his release and was sentenced to serve his 4 year sentence in TDOC custody.