JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Justin Phillips was dispatched to 821 Mt. Paran Rd, Jacksboro last Thursday morning not long after sun up. When Phillips arrived at the address, he, along with CCS Sgt. Brandon Gross, spoke with two males identified as Steven Douglas Austin and Randy Charles Carroll. Gross told Phillips that when arrived Carroll was sitting in the front passenger seat of the vehicle and was sitting in the back driver side passenger seat. Austin allegedly Gross there was a glass pipe in the vehicle, according to a report from the sheriff’s office.
The officers learned that Austin had an active warrant for violation of probation in general sessions court. As Austin was giving his two cellphones, wallet, and pack of cigarettes to Deputy Phillips, he reported that he had “dope” in the pack of cigarettes. Phillips saw a clear plastic bag that had a crystal like substance in it believed to be Methamphetamine. Carroll reported that he had allegedly smoked Marijuana in the vehicle earlier, Phillips noted in the report that he noticed a strong odor of Marijuana coming from the vehicle as well. Phillips saw a black zip up case that contained a glass pipe with burnt residue inside it in the drive’s seat. Another glass pipe with burnt residue was found in the center overhead compartment in the vehicle. Deputy Phillips also saw a plastic cigar package containing a green leaf like substance where Carroll was sitting.
Carroll, 39, 175 Miracle Lane, Clinton was charged with possession of schedule VI controlled substance. Austin, 37, 124 Wolf Hollow Lane, Jacksboro was charged with violation of probation from general sessions court and possession of schedule II controlled substance.
Campbell County Jail records reveal that Carroll was arrested for the sixth time and has an April 5 court date. He is free on a $500 bond. Austin was arrested for the 36th time, is due in court on April 12 and is out of jail on a $50 bond. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/10/2022-6AM)