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Drug Bust In Bristol Leads To Indictments

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By Sara Diamond

Bristol, Virginia police are searching for 29 people with 79 counts of drug distribution and conspiracy to distribute drugs after a four month-long investigation dubbed “Operation Rx”. One juvenile was also charged.

Two suspects were also charged with child abuse and neglect after they delivered drugs to an undercover officer with their baby in the car.

From August to December of 2008, Bristol, Virginia Police made several undercover drug purchases. Most of the purchases were prescription drugs, marijuana and cocaine.

Over $4,000 in prescription medication, $6,000 of cocaine and $6,500 cash were seized, as well as one assault rifle and five handguns.

Police are holding a press conference this afternoon and will release the names of the suspects who were caught, as well as those they are still looking for.

UPDATE 4:31 p.m.:
Bristol, Virginia Police have released the following names as a complete list of suspects and their charges:
Dustin Ray Blevins Age 26
1549 Fairmount Ave
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Lortab (2 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Schedule III (1 Count)

Mark Allen Carroll Age 20
403 Madison St.
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Lortab (1Count)

Tracy Carter Age 35
651 Quarry Street Apartment #113
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Morphine (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Morphine (1 Count)

Riley Hunter Clifton Age 19
109 Queen Street
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Marijuana (2 Counts)

Jessica Compton Age 30
600 Mary St. Apartment Q-4
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Suboxone (2 Counts)

Joel Cormier Age 20
600 Mary Street Apartment P-1
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Oxycodone (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone (1 Count)

Angela Dickenson Age 29
104 Stafford Street
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Lortab (2 Counts)

Mary Suzanne Eaton Age 30
1549 Fairmount Ave
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Lortab (2 Counts
Conspiracy to Distribute Lortab (1 Count)



Jerry Foster Age 38
332 Taylor Street
Abingdon, VA
Distribution of Cocaine (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (1 Count)

Eve Griffin Age 34
1009 Maryland Ave
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Morphine (2 Counts)

Carla Elayne Hall Age 39
401 Oakview Ave #444
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Suboxone (2 Counts)

Richard “Brandon” Harless Age 21
612 Beechwood Dr
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (2 Counts)

Wanda Jemes Age 46
140 Springdale Rd
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (4 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (3 Counts)

Teresa Kay Mabe Age 45
308 Oak Street Apartment #2
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Imitation Controlled Substance (1 Count)

Angel Martin Age 20
257 Valley Pike
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Marijuana (4 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana (4 Counts)
Child Abuse or Neglect (2 Counts)

Wayne Montgomery Age 46
2504 Broad Street
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (3 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (3 Counts)



Simon Bradley Osborne Age 18
22059 Gale Ave
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Dilaudid (3 Counts)

Alena Pendergrass Age 35
177 Second Street Apartment #F
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Cocaine (2 Counts)

Jason Edward Price Age 26
209 Sleepy Hollow Rd
Bristol, TN
Possession of Cocaine (1 Count)

Amber Raulerson Age 19
600 Mary St Apartment P-1
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Oxycodone (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Oxycodone (1 Count)

Reginald Rondeau Age 18
203 Lynwood Street
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (1 Count)

Adam Smith Age 27
651 Quarry Street Apartment #113
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Morphine (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Morphine (1 Count)

Larry Wayne Smith Age 53
300 Beechwood Drive
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (1 Count)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (1 Count)

Nakiche K. Taylor Age 20
3864 East Line Drive
Kingsport, TN
Distribution of Oxycodone (3 Counts)



Carolyn Thomas Age 46
500 Lindsey Street Apartment #2
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Imitation Controlled Substance (1 Count)

Mark Allen Thomas Age 49
615 Taylor Street
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Cocaine (3 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine (1 Count)

Wendolyn Walden Age 42
401 Oakview Ave Apartment #455
Bristol, VA
Distribution of Cocaine (2 Counts)

David Clint Watson Age 19
257 Valley Pike
Bristol, TN
Distribution of Marijuana (4 Counts)
Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana (4 Counts)
Child Abuse or Neglect (2 Counts)

One male juvenile, age 17
2 Counts Distribution of Schedule II (Methodone)

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