Carter County

Elizabethton Police arrest three in drug probe

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. - Elizabethton Police arrested three people in connection with a drug investigation. 

According to Captain Joy Markland, officers served a search warrant at a Reese Road residence on February 16. 

Police said they found five firearms, ammunition, marijuana, cocaine, and drug paraphernalia consistent with the sale of drugs. Three small children were also inside the house during the search.

Officers arrested Latari Jackson, William Jackson, and Kendrick Stanley and charged each suspect with possession of a Schedule IV drug for resale, possession of a Schedule II drug for resale, unlawful drug paraphernalia, maintaining a home where narcotics are sold, and attempted child neglect.

In addition, Lartari Jackson and William Jackson face additional charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during a felony, and possession of stolen property.

All three suspects are due in Carter County General Sessions Court on March 24.

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