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Carter County Sheriff's Office targets meth traffickers

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Investigator neutralizes hazardous materials used in making meth. The materials created a blaze. (Source: Sheriff Chris Mathes) Investigator neutralizes hazardous materials used in making meth. The materials created a blaze. (Source: Sheriff Chris Mathes)
(Source: Sheriff Chris Mathes) (Source: Sheriff Chris Mathes)
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CARTER COUNTY, TN (WJHL) -

Carter County investigators are still tracking down several people involved in the production and sale of methamphetamine.

It is part of a sting operation called "Strike Two" that began early Tuesday morning.

Sheriff Chris Mathes said the raid was targeted at methamphetamine traffickers.

So far, officers arrested 21 of the 30 people they have arrest warrants or indictments on.

Here are the names of those 21 people who were arrested and their charges:

 

Rex Johnson – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (8 Counts)

Trina Gail Hildebrand - Sale Schedule III / Violation of Drug Free School Zone

Cody W. Fletcher – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (4 Counts)

Johnny Kay Hensley – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture

Robin Jacquelyn Boone – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (6 Counts)

Andy Wayne Whitehead – Sale Schedule II / Possession of Schedule III

Erin Louise Robinson – Introduction of Contraband Into a Penal Facility

Angel Marie Arnold – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (13 Counts)

Crystal Marie Arnold – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (20 Counts)

Crystal Starr Baines – Sale Schedule II (2 Counts)

Jorge Juan Shoun – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (7 Counts)

            Initiation of a Process Intended to Result in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.

Kathy Lynn Hilton - Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (4 Counts)

            Initiation of a Process Intended to Result in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine.

Mary Buckner – Sale Schedule III

Charles Buckner  – Sale Schedule III (2 Counts)

Nathaniel James Gibson  – Promotion Methamphetamine Manufacture (10 Counts)

Crystal Gail Birchfield – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (6 Counts)

Jason Curtis Jones – Sale Schedule II

Tony Reed Hildebrand – Sale Schedule III / Violation of Drug Free School Zone

Raggan Jason Sexton – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (7 Counts)

Tara Michelle Reyes – Aggravated Chile Endangerment (3 Counts)

Larry Wayne White III – Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacture (12 Counts)

            Initiation of a Process Intended to Result in the Manufacture of Methamphetamine,

            Maintaining a Dwelling Where Narcotics are Manufactured or Sold, Felony Possession

            Of Drug Paraphernalia. 

 

Others were also arrested who happened to be in the locations and had active arrest warrants.

Mathes said several people living inside residences where the meth making ingredients were discovered had to be decontaminated after a lot of hazardous chemicals were found with the meth labs.

"It's very volatile, very explosive. - and as we were neutralizing the agent today we had a very large fire," said Mathes.

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