MUGS: 8 arrested in Anderson County drug operation

CLAXTON, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Eight people are now facing charges in connection with a drug raid in Anderson County Tuesday.

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office says deputies served two warrants at the home of Floyd Hammond, Jr., 60, on Toby Hollow Lane in Claxton.

Hammond is charged with selling drugs. After arresting Hammond, officers conducted an undercover operation. Throughout the day, police also arrested Alan Henry Hackney, 30, Garrick Shannon Sexton, 35, Tenna Gay Christopher, 51, Valerie Elaine Matthews, 32, Amber Michelle Franklin, 20, Rodney Glen Stewart, 58, and William Thomas Pop, 75.

Here are their mugshots and charges:

Floyd Hammond, Jr., 60 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Floyd Hammond, Jr., 60
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charge: Sale/Manufacture/Delivery of a Controlled Substance
Bond: Unknown
Alan Henry Hackney, 30 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Alan Henry Hackney, 30
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charge: Schedule II Controlled Substance
Bond: $5,000
Garrick Shannon Sexton, 35 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Garrick Shannon Sexton, 35
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charge: Schedule II Controlled Substance
Bond: $5,000

Tenna Gay Christopher, 51 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Tenna Gay Christopher, 51
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charge: Schedule II Controlled Substance
Bond: $5,000
Valerie Elaine Matthews, 32 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Valerie Elaine Matthews, 32
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charges: Schedule II Controlled Substance; Criminal Impersonation; Probation Violation
Bond: $10,000
Amber Michelle Franklin, 20 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Amber Michelle Franklin, 20
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charges: Schedule II Controlled Substance; Theft of Property - $0 to $499
Bond: $10,000
Rodney Glen Stewart, 58 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

Rodney Glen Stewart, 58
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charge: Simple Possession/Casual Exchange
Bond: $5,000
William Thomas Pope, 75 (Photo Courtesy: Anderson County Sheriff's Office)

William Thomas Pope, 75
Photo Courtesy: ACSO
Charges: Reckless Endangerment; Carrying/Possession of a Weapon
Bond: $10,500

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