Year-long investigations net 4 drug arrests

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- The Knoxville Police Department's Organized Crime unit rounded up four people as the result of a year of investigations that spanned multiple agencies, a KPD spokes person announced late Thursday night.

Yolanda Meza Harper, 38, was indicted on five counts of Sale & Delivery of Schedule II, including Adderall and Methadone. Laurie Pelot Gooch and Kasie Westmoreland Robinson, 28, were also indicted on Sale & Delivery of Schedule II, but those were connected to Oxycodone; while Randall Ray Houser, 40, similar charge relates to Adderall.

KPD said all but one of the charges, which was against Harper, is a class C felony and carry a minimum sentence of 3 to 6 years. The other charge, a Class B felony, carried a minimum sentence of 8 to 12 years and because it happened in a School Zone, it requires day for day service of the entire sentence.


Join the Conversation!

While WVLT allows comments on articles, we ask that you respect the online community. Comments may be removed at any time for violations including:

  • Obscenity, profanity, vulgarity, racism, violent descriptions, name-calling or personal attacks.
  • Abuse of multiple accounts.
  • Off-topic comments.

Comments may be checked for inappropriate content or rule violation, but the station is under no legal obligation to monitor or remove comments. If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator. 
Flagging does not guarantee removal.

powered by Disqus

WVLT VOLUNTEER TV

6450 Papermill Drive Knoxville, TN 37919 Phone - (865) 450-8888; Fax - (865) 450-8869
Copyright © 2014 WVLT-TV Inc. - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 130274848 - local8now.com/a?a=130274848
Gray Television, Inc.