Deputies find pill press in Blount County two year investigation

After a two year long investigation Christopher Hartwell is behind bars and a pill press in now out of service.

Christopher Hartwell

MARYVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- After a two year long investigation Christopher Hartwell is behind bars and a pill press in now out of service.

Blount County deputies say Hartwell was distributing steroids, and they found him with a pill press. Hartwell faces multiple drug charges.

Deputies are calling this a success story. Tennessee remains number two in the nation for prescription drug abuse.


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