TOP PHOTO: The La Follette Police Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team executed a narcotics search warrant at this West La Follette home Friday morning.
LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Four people went to jail the last time the La Follette Police Department’s Narcotics Unit and Special Response Team were in action executing a narcotics search warrant at 1117 West Central Avenue. LPD units and officers were back at the home that sits at the corner of West Central Avenue and 25th Street this morning just after 6am executing another narcotics search warrant. Related story.
“There are six people in the house, and our main target is 41-year old Crystal King of La Follette. Our undercover agents have made several methamphetamine buys out of this house,” said LPD Captain Steve Wallen. Wallen noted that when he and officers were at this house in March, meth and heroin were being sold. “We discovered meth as soon as we walked into the home this morning,” said Wallen. “In addition to the meth, we later found heroin,” said Detective-Sergeant Matthew Forsyth.
In addition to King, those inside the home on Friday morning were 26-year old Thomas Crowe, 33-year old Stephen Todd, 25-year old Blake Elkins, 39-year old Jess Miller and 63-year old Teresa Reeds. Crowe, King and Miller were arrested at this residence on March 23.
Arrested today were King for the resale of schedule I heroin, Elkins for possession of schedule II and a violation of probation warrant, Crowe for the resale of schedule II meth and Miller faces charges of the resale of schedule I and schedule II along with a capias/bench warrant.
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 05/14/2021-7:30AM)