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Drugs, pursuit — five charged

By Eddie West

Staff Writer

A sheriffs department K-9 unit investigation resulted in five arrests.

Also, a police pursuit along Lebanon Highway/Highway 70, ending in a wreck at Big Springs Road in Wilson County occurred during the investigation.

The investigation began when K-9 officer Sgt. Junior Fields, Deputy Bert Collins and Deputy Nathan Williams went to a Morris Avenue residence in Carthage to locate two female individuals who had active warrants.

The two subjects were located at the residence along with a male subject.

During the investigation, various drugs which included Buprenorphine and a bag of methamphetamine were located.

Also, a bag containing 6.4 grams of Fentanyl was located inside a vehicle at the residence.

During the investigation, one of the female individuals told officers, the drugs belonged to someone else.

The three subjects were transported from the Morris Drive residence to the county jail and booked on various charges.

Using information obtained during the investigation, Sgt. Junior Fields initiated a buy/bust operation in the parking lot of the Rome Dollar General Store.

An undercover officer was to purchase one gram of heroin for $120.


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