A massive prescription drug sting has resulted in the arrest of almost three dozen Crossville area residents, the Crossville Chronicle reports.
The search warrants, executed on Friday, resulted in the seizure of more than 1,000 pills, approximately $335,000 in cash and jewelry, 25 firearms, and more than 40 vehicles. …
All defendants are charged with participating in a drug trafficking conspiracy involving pharmaceuticals that were illegally diverted from legitimate channels of distribution, such as pharmacies and hospitals.
In March, four dozen people in Coffee County were arrested in a separate prescription drug sting, including three charged with TennCare fraud.