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Street Crimes Unit Rounds Up Drug Suspects in Operation Frostbite

Street Crimes Unit Rounds Up Drug Suspects in Operation Frostbite

A joint task force set out early this morning to pick up suspects facing drug charges as a result of an undercover sting named Operation Frostbite.

A Grand Jury recently returned 46 sealed presentments as a result of an undercover drug operation dubbed “Frostbite” conducted over the course of several months by the Sevier County Street Crimes Unit, which consists of officers from all Sevier County law enforcement agencies.

According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals, officers from Sevier Co. Sheriff’s Office, Sevierville Police Department, Pigeon Forge Police Department, Gatlinburg Police Department, Pittman Center Police Department and U.S. Marshals Service, along with TN Dept. of Corrections Probation officers, set out at 6 a.m. on Jan. 19, 2016 to round up those suspects. As of this evening, 26 people had been arrested. Sheriff Seals said that officers are still searching for the additional suspects and will continue to do so until they are apprehended.

The following have been arrested and booked into Sevier County Jail following Operation Frostbite:

 

Catherine M. Pyrtle – age 46

3412 Hazelwood Dr.

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of Sch IV narcotic

$10,000.00 Bond

 

Lillie L. Huskey – age 43

640 Mill Creek Rd.

Pigeon Forge, TN

3 cts sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Brandon J. Palumbo – age 24

3220 Alton Dr.

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale &delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Cynthia J. Hatfield – age 48

530 Golf Dr.

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

1 ct sale & delivery of sch I narcotic

$50,000.00 bond

 

Delmy S. Madrid – age 36

Rocky Top Way

Sevierville, TN

Conspiracy to Distribute Narcotics

$15,000.00 bond

 

Michelle R. Ogle – age 45

4025 Parkway

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch IV narcotic

$40,000.00 bond

 

Krayle D. Wheeler – age 51

526 Golf Rd.

Pigeon Forge, TN

2 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

Conspiracy to distribute narcotics

Vio. of Probation

$75,000.00 bond

 

Joseph M. Deniakis – age 33

511 Eastgate Rd.

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of counterfeit sch II narcotic

Vio. Of Probation

$25,000.00 Bond

 

Roger Q. Ashworth – age 53

376 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of counterfeit narcotic

Conspiracy to distribute narcotics

Vio. of Probation

$15,000.00 Bond

 

Jennifer M. Downs – age 38

203 Marshal Circle

Sevierville, TN

3 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Ronald D. Yates – age 39

Smoky Shadows Motel

Pigeon Forge, TN

2 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Brittany Myers – age 27

616 Lethco Way

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch III narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Ronnie L. Lethco – age 40

616 Lethco Way

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch III narcotic

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic in school zone

$25,000 Bond

 

Glen D. Smith – age 61

1147 Ridge Road

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic in school zone

$15,000.00 bond

 

David R. Harvey – age 48

362 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

2 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Keila C. Sulay – age 23

334 Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic in a Daycare Zone

1 ct sale & delivery of a counterfeit sch II narcotic

$50,000.00 bond

 

Terrence L. Ramsey – age 46

390 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

3 ct sale & delivery of sch III narcotic

1 ct Consiracy to sell or deliver sch III narcotics

$25,000.00 bond

 

Phil D. Looper – age 64

376 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

2 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

1 ct conspiray to sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Timothy D. Sheffield – age 27

346 E. Parkway

Gatlinburg, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$15,000.00 bond

 

Jared (Jerry) B. Press – age 40

13065 Green Court

Sevierville, TN

3 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$40,000.00 bond

 

Tabitha R. Underwood – age 31

445 Williams Rd.

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch IV narcotic

$15,000.00 bond

 

Barry D. Lynn – age 22

905 Park Rd.

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch I narcotic

Conspiracy to distribute narcotics

$25,000.00 bond

 

Samuel J. Bryant – age 35

1424 Lin Creek Rd.

Sevierville, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic in a daycare zone

$50,000.00 bond

 

Lauren E. Stokes – age 24

3410 Conner Dr.

Pigeon Forge, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

$15,000.00 bond

 

Lynda M. Wylie – age 26

3410 Conner Dr.

Pigeon Forge, TN

4 cts sale & delivery of sch II narcotic

2 cts sale & delivery of sch IV narcotic

$25,000.00 bond

 

Jerry W. Martin – age 64

Hwy 321

Gatlinburg, TN

1 ct sale & delivery of a counterfeit narcotic

1 ct Conspiracy to sell & delivery narcotics

$15,000.00 bond

 

All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

About Candice Fitzgibbons

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