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Johnson County meth bust nets charges for three

February 9th, 2012 12:08 pm by Staff report

Johnson County meth bust nets charges for three

Three people in Johnson County were charged Wednesday with various methamphetamine offenses, affording to a sheriff’s office news release.
Deputies with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office were sent to the home of Larry James Eller Jr. Wednesday to serve a warrant on him for violation of probation, according to the release.
At the home, deputies found a methamphetamine manufacturing process and other drug paraphernalia.
Eller was charged with initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, felony drug paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling for the sell of methamphetamine.
Two other people at the home, Judy Lynn Coffey and Hubert Ewing Payne, were charged with initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine and felony drug paraphernalia.
Coffey was also charge with being a fugitive from justice from North Carolina.
The Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force Response truck was called to assist with clean up of the home.
The investigation was continuing, the sheriff’s office said.
Eller, Coffey and Payne were scheduled to appear in Sessions Court April 11.

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