HANCOCK COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) — Almost 50 people are facing drug charges this morning after a drug round-up called “Taking Back Hancock County.”
Hancock County is northwest of Hawkins County and about an hour and a half from the Tri-Cities.
According to the sheriff’s office, 110 indictments were handed down on 45 people in the roundup.
It’s being called the largest drug round-up ever conducted in the county.
So far 31 of the 45 people have been arrested and all indictments are on drug-related charges.
The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is working with multiple agencies to continue to bring in the remaining 14 people.
Names have not been released at this time.