Archives for August 2017

18 Named in Federal Drug Trafficking Indictment

(KINGSPORT,TN) — A federal grand jury indicts eighteen people in a drug trafficking conspiracy.

The suspects face numerous charges including possession of meth with the intent to distribute. The grand jury returned a 49-count indictment against 18 the drug trafficking case.

The indictment says each person was involved in a conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of meth in this region. A majority of the people are from Tennessee, most from Rogersville.