5 arrested in Weakley County, Tennessee, drug bust

WEAKLEY COUNTY, KY – Five people were arrested in Dresden, Tennessee, Wednesday night methamphetamine charges, according to the Weakley County Sheriff’s Department.

The arrests were made after deputies, along with Dresden police officers, carried out a search warrant at a home on Locust Street. Investigators say they found 35 grams of meth, which they say has a street value of $100 per gram, and smoking pipes in the home and a vehicle on the property.

Deputies say a small child was also found inside the house. The child was released to the parents of one of the people who was arrested. Two of the people arrested are charged with child endangerment.

Investigators say 38-year-old Jason Tackett and 33-year-old Jessica Graham were charged with possession of meth with intent to resale, possession of drug paraphernalia and child endangerment

According to deputies, 31-year-old Lindsey Rickets and 29-year-old Matthew Culver ran from the house as officers entered, and they were found a short time later. The two are both charged with evading arrest, as well as possession of meth with intent to resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The fifth person arrested, 31-year-old Sabrina Turnbo, was charged with possession of meth with intent to resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Related Articles

Glen Wood, auto racing pioneer and patriarch, dies at 93 Glen Wood, the courtly and innovative patriarch of the famed Wood Brothers Racing team who had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fam...
Sen. Rand Paul’s lawyers want his political views excluded from trial U.S. Sen. Rand Paul's attorneys say the Republican lawmaker's political views should be off-limits at his upcoming civil trial against his neighbor.
Lawsuits ramp up pressure on family that owns opioid company The legal pressure on the prominent family behind the company that makes OxyContin, the prescription painkiller that helped fuel the nation’s opioid e...
Winterizing your home There are steps you can be taking now to make sure your home is ready for the temperatures to drop.