Cops Cracking Down on Drug Dealers in Morristown

By: Brian Gregory Email
By: Brian Gregory Email

Morristown (WVLT) The extreme heat we're dealing with may be slowing you down, but cops in Morristown are using it to catch suspected drug dealers.

The Morristown Police Department is searching this afternoon for 30 suspected drug dealers.

It's part of "Operation Extreme Heat".

A special session of the grand jury on Monday handed down indictments on 39 people.

Several of those on the list, wanted for the sale and delivery of drugs are already behind bars on unrelated charges.

Others were picked up today.

Additional subjects in custody at this time are:

•Anthony Williams, 39 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: Oxycodone, a class C felony;

•Coston Majette, 26 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (4 counts), to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony;

•Shawn Logan, 35 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: powder cocaine, a class B felony;

•Edna Jefferson, 60 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (two counts), to wit: Oxycontin, a class C felony;

•Don Richardson, 43 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (three counts), to wit: Oxycodone, a class C felony;

•Teena Gunter, 27 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: Hydrocodone, a class D felony;

•Jason Helton, 23 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (two counts), to wit: powder cocaine, a class B felony; and also sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: Oxycontin, a class C felony;

•Jesse Combs, 23 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule I drug (three counts), to wit: Ecstasy, a class B felony;

•Christy Boyd, 34 years old of Talbott ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: Morphine, a class C felony;

•Marcus West, 44 years old of Jefferson City ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (two counts), to wit: Morphine, a class C felony;

•Richard Carrizales, 35 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony.

•Cindy Lawson, 41 years old of Morristown (The Cindy Lawson previously pictured with this story is NOT the Cindy Lawson charged in this case. Volunteer TV News apologizes for the mistake.) ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony;

•Patricia McGoldrick, 52 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (two counts), to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony;

•Susan Watterson, 44 years old of Russellville ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (one count), to wit: morphine, a class C felony;

•Jawaan McCullough, 19 years old of Morristown ~ sale and delivery of a schedule II drug (three counts), to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony.

Another subject, Adam Shelby, is currently incarcerated in the Grainger County Jail on other charges. He was indicted for sale and delivery of a schedule II drug, to wit: crack cocaine, a class B felony.

As of 2:00 p.m. this date twenty-five of the thirty-nine indicted persons were in custody.

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