3 Arrested In Fentress County On Drug Charges

DUNAWAY

DUNAWAY

HAMBY

HAMBY

DELK

DELK

The Fentress County Sheriff’s Office reports that three arrests have been made recently involving multiple drug charges.
On April 14, Deputy Tracy Langford was patrolling in the Allardt area when he noticed a red Jeep parked in the parking lot at Burnett’s Food Center, with a female subject slumped over the steering wheel.
Deputy Langford approached the vehicle and asked the driver, identified as Lynn S. Dunaway, 56, of 201 S. Willow Avenue, Cookeville, TN if she was ok and she responded that she was drunk and could no longer drive, so she pulled over into the parking lot.  When asked if she would consent to perform some field sobriety tests, she reportedly told him she was tood drunk and could not.  She also reportedly told Deputy Langford that she had no idea where she was.
She was subsequently placed under arrest and when taken into custody, had 4 Oxycodone and 4 Zanas pills in her pocket, and in her purse, two more Oxycodone and 2 more Xanas in a jewelry box.  Ms. Dunaway was trans-ported to the Fentress County Sheriff’s Office where she was placed charged with Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, Possession of Schedule IV Controlled Substance, and Violation of the Implied C onsent Law.
Ms. Dunaway appeared in General Sessions Court on Tuesday,  and pled guilty to the charge of DUI and was fined $350 plus court costs of $664, was ordered to serve 4  days in jail, had driver’s license revoked for one year, and was placed on probation for one year.
On April 20, Deputy Bradley Stephens was patrolling on Highway 52 when he met a vehicle traveling East with a headlight out.
The driver, identified as Johnathon Bradley Hamby, 24, of 2857 Banner Springs Road, Jamestown, told officer Stephens that he could not find his insurance.  A passenger in the vehicle told Deputy Stephens that his name was Jerry Delk.
Upon checking the identities of the subjects, dispatch advised that they had received a call from Jerry Delk’s wife that he was at home and it was probably his brother trying to use his information.
Deputy Stephens asked for and received consent to search the vehicle, and ashed Mr. Delk, (who was identified as Darrell Delk, 36, of 321-A Livingston Avenue, if he had anything in his pockets.  After Mr. Delk had taken some items from his pocket, Officer Stephens noticed there was still something in the pocket, which was a syringe.  A second syringe was also found in Mr. Delk’s possession.
Officer Stephens then asked Mr. Hamby if he had anything on him and he admitted to having 3 Endocet pills in his sock, a marijuana roach, and a tooter (snorting straw).
Both subjects wee then placed in custody, after which Deputy Stephens found a bottle of clear liquid in the vehicle that Mr. Hamby said was moonshine.  He again asked both men if they had anything on them, and both said no, but while being booked, Corrections Officer Danial Stepp found two bottles on Mr. Delk containing a small baggy of meth, two MS Contin pills, and 3 Soma pills.
Mr. Delk was subsequently charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Introduction into Penal Facility, Criminal Impersonation, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance, and Possession of Schedule IV Controlled Substance.
Mr. Hamby was charged with Violation of the Light Law, Violation of the Financial Responsibility Law, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance for Resale, Simple Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Untaxed Alcholic Beverage.
In an unreleated case, a Fentress County man, identified as Justin Aaron Roberts, 24, of Roysden Lane, Jamestown, was arrrested in Putnam County on April 12 and charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance after Tennessee Highway Patrol Trooper Michael Robertson stopped a vehicle for speeding on Interstate 40.
Rogerts allegedly had 90 hydrocodone pills in his possession.
His bond was set at $5,000, and he has a July 12 court date set.