TOP PHOTO: This is a trailer full of confiscated items from a June 2023 drug raid conducted by the Campbell Country Sheriff’s Office at the home of Frank George.
LAFOLLETTE, TN. (WLAF)- Frank George has been indicted on multiple narcotics charges after authorities found drugs ranging from acid to Psilocybin, commonly referred to as mushrooms, at his Cliffside Drive home.
The indictment follows a June raid of George’s LaFollette residence. HERE is the original story.
When Campbell County Deputies arrived, George, 32, admitted to selling Methamphetamine daily, according to the report. Selling the drug netted George “between $500 and $1,000 a day,” the report said. Not only was George actively dealing the drug, he was also addicted paying $200 an ounce for his personal use. He estimated using 3.5 grams of methamphetamine a day, the report said.
A search of the home yielded glass smoking pipes, scales, powdery residue and a marijuana grinder. Also in the home police allegedly found marijuana, a substance believed to be acid as well as ledger with the names and prices of drug transactions, police said.
There was also a collection of firearms that allegedly included six handguns, five rifles, seven shot guns, two short barrel rifles and four muzzleloaders. Most of the guns were loaded, according to police.
Not only did George have narcotics and guns in his home, police found multiple road and TWRA signs believed to have been stolen from various locations, the report said.
Following his arrest, George allegedly admitted to police that he had thrown a backpack full of narcotics out of the house as they arrived. When officers located the camouflage bag, it did have a cache of drugs and drug related items in it, the report said. Some of the items allegedly included methamphetamine, Psilocybin, Suboxone and $590 in cash.
George was indicted on maintaining a dwelling for drug use, four counts of possession of a schedule II with intent, four counts possession of a firearm during the commission of a dangerous felony, felony drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of a schedule I controlled substance with intent, four counts of possession of a schedule II controlled substance with intent, two counts of possession of a schedule VI controlled substance with intent, simple possession of a schedule V controlled substance, simple possession of a schedule II controlled substance, simple possession of a schedule III controlled substance, simple possession of a schedule I controlled substance (Acid), theft $1,000- $2,500, and two counts of theft under $1,000.
He is still being held at the Campbell County Jail on a $60,000 secured bond.
(WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED 9/27/2023)