Sweetwater Drug Bust

The Sweetwater Police Department made a major drug bust, Saturday evening.

Seven people were arrested including one from Knoxville.

Officers say the bust started after they caught Jermaine Blair cooking crack cocaine.

They say the ended up finding more than 24 ounces of crack with a minimum street value of $24,000.

All seven people have been charged with felonies.

Police chief, Eddie Byrum says it's the biggest bust he's ever had in Monroe County.


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