On October 19th 2018, The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office Special Weapons and Tactics Team executed a narcotics search warrant at 219 High Street Jellico, Tennessee, the residence of Joseph Lee Johnson (30).   Sheriff’s Office investigators conducted an investigation into the Joseph Lee Johnson for selling illegal narcotics and prescription medication. Investigators conducted several undercover investigations, purchasing narcotics from this residence prior to the execution of the search warrant.

Investigators located quantities of illegal narcotics inside of the residence and other paraphernalia that was used in the facilitation of the sale of narcotics. Joseph Lee Johnson will be facing charges of: Sell and delivery of a schedule II controlled substance in a drug free school zone, possession of a schedule VI controlled substance, Possession of a schedule II controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia. Johnson was arrested and charged with assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/19/2018-NOON)