More arrests in Union Co. sting

Authorities rounded up nearly a dozen more suspects just a day after arresting more than forty people on charges ranging from drug trafficking and illegal gambling to stealing property and included two former public officials.

Major FBI bust in Union Co nets 19 plus UTPD cop for drugs, gambling, & stolen prop

UNION Co., Tenn. (WVLT) -- Authorities rounded up nearly a dozen more suspects just a day after arresting more than forty people on charges ranging from drug trafficking and illegal gambling to stealing property and included two former public officials.

On Wednesday, officials with the FBI, TBI, and the IRS released the names of eleven more individuals arrested without incident and charged with drug-related and other criminal offenses.


  • Jamison Ryan Bailey, age 21, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Tony Matthew Bailey, age 38, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Bobby Lynn Brown, age 32, of Sharps Chapel, Tennessee

  • Kevin Wayne Collins, age 37, of Sharps Chapel, Tennessee

  • Richard Ray Cooper, age 44, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Brenda Corum, age 31, of Luttrell, Tennessee

  • Pamela Keene, age 40, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Johnny Fred Gibson, age 49, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Fred Najar, age 61, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Tony Ray Odom, age 43, of Maynardville, Tennessee

  • Mark Stephen Williams, age 43, of Maynardville, Tennessee


  • Laura A Baker, Age 31

  • Richard R Cooper, Age 44

  • Judy A Najar, Age 59

  • Jamison R Bailey age 26

  • Bobby L Brown, Age 32
  • Anyone with information related to this matter is encouraged to call the FBI’s toll free tip hotline at 888-678-6720.


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