Crimetracker: Largest drug bust in Hawkins history nabs 32

HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) --- Its the largest drug bust in Hawkins County history.

Over 4 years local and federal law enforcement worked sources to track down a major drug ring.

The street value of the cocaine, marijuana, and oxycodone uncovered was $16.5 million.

They also confiscated $2.5 million in cash.

The ring smuggled in cocaine from Mexico, marijuana from North Carolina and operated a pill mill outside Atlanta.

The following 32 people have all pleaded guilty to various drug conspiracy charges.

1. William A. Lawson, 66, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
2. Randal Michael Lawson, 57, of Limestone, Tenn.;
3. James Light, 64, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
4. Kenneth A. Lawson, 45, of Limestone, Tenn.;
5. Tia L. Lawson, 40, Kingsport, Tenn.;
6. Elia Maria Camacho Garcia, 30, Burlington, N.C.;
7. Brock A. Lawson, 26, Rogersville, Tenn.;
8. Jeffrey M. Bledsoe, 31, Kingsport, Tenn.;
9. Jessica L. Lawson, 32, Bristol, Tenn.;
10. Charles T. Laing, 30, Boynton Beach, Fla.;
11. Jackie D. Dykes, 48, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
12. Michael L. Dykes, 51, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
13. Lorne L. Loucel, 32, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
14. Lisa A. Crawford, 37, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
15. Virginia D. Light, 49, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
16. Asa Kermit M. Calhoun, 33, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
17. Steve A. Gooch, 29, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
18. Jonathan L. Light, 24, of Kingsport, Tenn.;
19. Jeremy R. Light, 28, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
20. Michael B. Dykes, 30, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
21. Daniel L. Dykes, 29, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
22. Christy D. Dykes, 32, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
23. Levi D. Love, 24, of Kingsport, Tenn.;
24. Shandeeda M. Compton, 31, of Rogersville, Tenn.;
25. Jessica R. Bernard, 23, Greeneville, Tenn.;
26. Cody A. Arnold, 27, Greeneville, Tenn.;
27. Joyce L. Malone, 35, Greeneville, Tenn.;
28. Christopher L. Tipton, 30, Afton, Tenn.;
29. Abbey M. Armstrong, 28, Greeneville, Tenn.;
30. Amanda D. Bernard, 23, Greeneville, Tenn.;
31. Christy R. Seay, 39, Greeneville, Tenn.; and
32. Marvin Neal Southerland, 34, Greeneville, Tenn.


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