Narcotics officers charge Rogersville man with having oxycodone

POSTED: 7:36 AM Aug 23 2013   UPDATED: 5:08 PM Aug 23 2013
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -

A Hawkins County drug investigation led to charges against a Rogersville man.

Narcotics unit officers say T.J. Bernard, Junior was arrested August 20th after they found him in a truck where he said he was waiting on someone.

Officers say as they continued investigating, they found a pill bottle containing Oxycodone pills that were not prescribed to Bernard. Officers say they also found used syringes and cotton Q-tips, said to be used as a filtering device for the drugs.

Bernard was arrested and charged with drug possession as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on a $5,000 bond.