CAMPBELL COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Sheriff Robbie Goins said he is fed up with having to bust so many drug dealers, but will remain committed to it to keep it out of the county.
Courtesy: Campbell County Sheriff's Office
"For people to think that they're going to come into Campbell county, or live in Campbell county and just freely sell drugs...they're wrong. Because we're going to be there, sooner or later we'll be coming knocking on your door," Sheriff Goins said.
About a month and a half ago, Goins had another accused dealer get busted by his undercover investigators. He said he wants to get dealers out of town and make Campbell County a place where people will want to come to work and live.
"We want people who sell drugs to feel like this is the wrong county to be in. We want to work for the people who get up, go to work every day, and do the right thing," Goins added.
After months running an undercover drug investigation, the Campbell County Sheriff's Office received search warrants at a home on Friday in the Elk Valley community.
Deputies say they found $175,000 in cash and a safety deposit box, 49 guns, four ATV's and six vehicles, four bags of marijuana and hundreds of assorted prescription pills.
Investigators allege Edgar "Whitey" Muse purchased those items using drug money.
"We are sick and tired of these people who don't work, sell drugs, pillage off the addicted and ruin our communities," says Campbell County Sheriff Robbie Goins.
"This is the 16th or 17th drug raid we have done in the last 12 months and the story is always the same. These people don't work, they make addicts out of people and pad their bank accounts with more than our working folks do. It's makes us sick and these people are rotten to the core and we are tired of it," he says.
Goins says arrests will be made after lab results are returned from the the TBI and the case is presented to a grand jury.