Three People Indicted, Charged in Johnson City Overdose Death

Federal Jury Convicts Terrance Hines Of Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl Resulting In An Overdose Death

Greeneville, Tenn. - On June 26, 2023, following a four-day trial in the United States District Court at Greeneville, a jury convicted Terrance Lamont Hines, Jr., 41, of Kingsport, Tenn., of conspiring to distribute 400 grams or more of fentanyl resulting in death in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(A) and 851; possession of 40 grams or more of fentanyl with intent to distribute, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(B), three counts of distribution of a quantity of fentanyl, in violation of 21 U.S.C.

Joint Investigation into Drug Overdoses in Two Counties Results in Indictment, Arrest

Donjae Bell, 29, Arrested as Part of Ongoing Overdose Deaths Investigation

On Monday, October 3, 2022, the AHIDTA Drug Related Death Task Force with assistance from Knoxville Police Department Special Operations Squad and Drug Interdiction Unit personnel executed a state search warrant at 1900 Dutch Valley Drive #23. The search warrant was obtained by Organized Crime Unit investigator Terry Pate as part of an ongoing investigation into the overdose deaths of three different individuals in Knoxville in the past few months. 

Nine Indicted Following Multi-Agency Meth Investigation in Upper Cumberland Area

Russellville Man Sentenced To 20 Years For Methamphetamine And Gun Charges

Joint Federal And State Law Enforcement Operation Makes Arrests For Drugs And Stolen Car Offenses

Knoxville Woman Sentenced In Connection With Overdose Death

Members Of Drug Trafficking Organization Indicted For Conspiracy To Distribute Fentanyl

Kilos of coke: Trooper honored for work nabbing man in big I-75 cocaine bust

Trooper Ryan Fletcher was recognized by the Tennessee Narcotics Officers Association for what authorities say is the largest area cocaine seizure so far this year.

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper is being honored for his work catching a Mexican man who authorities say was trying to sneak 20 kilos of cocaine into East Tennessee -- the biggest such drug haul of the year in the state.

Ryan Fletcher stopped Luis Daniel Hernandez Mendoza the morning of April 29 on Interstate 75 at mile marker 82 driving an 2011 Audi Q7 SUV.