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Thursday, March 14, 2019

Dandridge police make drug bust
Dandridge police say they arrested two Sevierville residents last weekend on numerous drug charges. Chief of Police Carson Williams said Cpl. Shane Hanshew and Officer Austin Hux were dispatched to the Red Roof Inn on Patriot Drive in response to two suspicious vehicles in the parking lot. Upon arrival, officers approached the vehicles from the rear at which time one of the suspect vehicles was put in reverse in an attempt to flee. Officers were then able to give verbal commands to the driver who eventually stopped. Jefferson County Sheriff’s Dept. K-9 Sgt. Tim Herzog, Cpl. Ransom Douglas and Deputy Brandon Bullins also arrived on scene and assisted in detaining four subjects. During the investigation Sgt. Herzog deployed K-9 Hekko who alerted to narcotics in both vehicles. Chief Williams said a subsequent search of one of the vehicles revealed more than an ounce of crystal methamphetamine, four grams of heroin individually packaged for resale, 1.74 grams of crack cocaine, numerous pills, digital scales, and more than $1000.00 in cash. Jason and Jennifer Finley of Sevierville were both arrested on the numerous drug charges and transported to the Jefferson County Justice Center for booking. Additionally, the Dandridge officers seized the Finley vehicle.


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Monday, March 25, 2019

  • Fatal crash investigation continuing
  • Counterfeit currency, meth and heroin seized
  • Flooding assistance requested
  • DCS reviewing its pass policy
  • Search for identity of body continues
  • Search for identity of body continues

    Saturday, March 23, 2019

  • Herr Arrest
  • Jefferson County guilty pleas
  • Flooding leaves major damage
  • Governor Lee asks for disaster assistance
  • New request for information related to body

    Friday, March 22, 2019

  • Greene crash
  • Jobless rate sets record
  • Rain means lower electric bills
  • Ingle arrest
  • Bankruptcy may impact opioid lawsuits
  • Animal cruelty
  • National Nutrition Month
  • Douglas Lake body update

    Thursday, March 21, 2019

  • Ellison vindicated
  • Grassy Fork Elementary School is honored
  • Gardner sentenced to 12 years
  • TennCare blockgrants
  • TennCare blockgrants

    Wednesday, March 20, 2019

  • Cocke schools absenteeism
  • New Cave Church Road collision
  • Animals at large
  • Litter charge
  • Douglas arrest
  • Fish advisory
  • Fish advisory
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