Alcoa man charged with crack cocaine possession

ALCOA, Tenn (WVLT) An Alcoa man is in custody tonight, charged with possession of crack cocaine after a short foot pursuit in Blount county yesterday.

Blount County Sheriff Jim Berrong says Aaron Hunter Scudder, 20, of West Newcomen Street in Alcoa, is being held on a $75,000 bond at the Blount County Correctional Facility.

Berrong says Scudder sold a narcotics agent crack cocaine, then fled on foot. Police say they later osberved him drop a package of crack near a chained pit bull.

He was arrested shortly thereafter and charged.

He's due in court on January 23rd.

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