Coordinated drug operation results in six indictments, arrests

by | December 7, 2017 12:20 pm

A joint drug investigation by special agents with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the Overton County Sheriff Department, and multiple local law enforcement agencies has resulted in the arrest of several individuals charged with the sale and delivery of various scheduled narcotics.

According to the TBI, the coordinated operation conducted in and around the Overton County area focused on the sale and delivery of various illegal narcotics, and involved law enforcement officers from the TBI Drug Investigation Division, Overton County Sheriff Department, Middle Tennessee Appalachia HIDTA (High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area), 13th Judicial Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, Cumberland County Sheriff Department, Putnam County Sheriff Department, Cookeville Police Department, Pickett County Sheriff’s Department, and Crossville Police Department.

On Nov. 28, 2017, the Overton County Grand Jury returned indictments, charging six people with a variety of drug-related offenses. On Dec. 6, 2017, law enforcement officers arrested those individuals and booked them into the Overton County Jail:

  • Steve Allen Walsh (DOB 10/01/1970), Cookeville. Two counts Sale of Schedule II Controlled Substance, two counts Delivery of Schedule II Controlled Substance. Bond: $90,000.
  • Tammy Renee Daily (DOB 5/06/1963), Cookeville. Two counts Sale of Schedule II Controlled Substance, two counts Delivery of Schedule II Controlled Substance. Bond: $90,000.
  • Joey Dwight Rhule (DOB 5/09/1976), Byrdstown. One count Sale of Scheduled II Controlled Substance, Delivery of Schedule II Controlled Substance. Bond: $50,000.
  • Jennifer Lynn Norris (DOB 7/10/1974), Cookeville. One count Sale of Schedule III Controlled Substance, one count Delivery of Schedule III Controlled Substance. Bond: $40,000.
  • Barbara K. Duke (DOB 8/21/1959), Livingston. One count Sale of Schedule III Controlled Substance, one count Delivery of Schedule III Controlled Substance. Bond: $40,000.
  • Christy Dean Buck (DOB 7/20/1976), Livingston. One count Sale of Schedule IV in a Drug-Free School Zone, one count Delivery of Schedule IV in a Drug-Free School Zone, one count Sale of Schedule II Controlled Substance in a Drug-Free School Zone, one count Delivery of Schedule II Controlled Substance in a Drug-Free School Zone. Bond: $60,000.

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