BRISTOL, TN (WJHL) – Investigators say they have arrested three people after a major drug bust in Bristol, TN uncovered thousands of dollars in cash and methamphetamine worth nearly $100,000.
The Bristol, TN Police Department says on Monday it responded to 3825 W. State Street after receiving a tip about possible drug activity in a hotel room.
Investigators obtained permission to search the room and found about a kilo of methamphetamine, 3 ounces of Marijuana, imitation drugs pressed as Xanax pills, a firearm, assorted drug paraphernalia, and approximately $30,000 in cash. Investigators say the methamphetamine has an approximate street value of $80,000 to $100,000.
Officers arrested three persons for the following charges:
- Melissa Renea Daugherty, DOB 9/21/1973, (Possession for resale of Meth in a park zone, Maintaining a dwelling, Possession of a Firearm in Commission of a Dangerous Felony, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia)
- Hailey L Hale, DOB 10/20/1994, (Possession for Resale of Meth in a park zone, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia)
- Devin Cloyd Ashby, DOB 10/14/1985, (warrant out of Virginia for distribution of Schedule 1 or 2 drugs).
Anyone with information that can help investigators is asked to call BTPD at 423-764-8477 (TIPS) or TIPS@bristoltn.org.