3 Arrrested After Meth Lab Found In Catoosa County

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, Catoosa County Sheriff’s deputies located a methamphetamine lab at 1168 North Beaumont Road, Ringgold. 

Deputies were in the area attempting to serve criminal warrants when they located an active “one-pot” method methamphetamine lab.  Upon further searching, the deputies located four additional discarded “one-pot” methamphetamine labs, marijuana, methamphetamine, altered ephedrine and a stolen firearm.  All of the methamphetamine labs were dismantled and removed from the scene.

Deputies made the following arrests:

Kevin Michael Brock, 30, 1168 Beaumont Road, Ringgold

Charges: trafficking in methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of altered ephedrine, possession of marijuana, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and theft by receiving atolen property.

Cynthia Annette Hackett, 30, 4054 East Freedom Road Circle, Ooltewah

Charges: trafficking in methamphetamine, manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of altered ephedrine, possession of marijuana, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, and theft by receiving stolen property.

Brandy Nicole Burnette, 28, Ardis Loop, Ringgold

Charges: possession of methamphetamine and possession of marijuana

All three are being held at the Catoosa County Detention Center where they are awaiting a first appearance hearing. 


Case Of Bathtub Strangling Goes To Grand Jury

The case against JaMichael Harris, charged with criminal homicide, was bound over to a grand jury after he waived his right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday morning. Harris, 20, is charged with the death of Inez Burney. Police said Ms. Burney was strangled in her bathtub and had bruises on her neck. Harris also had scratches on his face, consistent with the woman defending herself ... (click for more)

Nissan Altima Crashes Into Cleveland Habitat For Humanity ReStore

A white 1999 Nissan Altima crashed into the Habitat for Humanity's ReStore at 4605 North Lee Highway in Cleveland on Tuesday. The incident happened at 2:30 p.m. The driver, identified as Betty Rutledge, 77, and the passenger, Francis Swafford, 79, were both transported to SkyRidge Medical Center with minor injuries. No other individuals were injured in the crash. Property ... (click for more)

I'm Number One In A Round About Way

Roundabouts have been popping up all over Chattanooga over the past few years and for the most part have been successful.  Unfortunately there are some who just don’t get it as I have found out the hard way.    My latest instance was last week when a young woman on her cell phone almost t-boned me as she flew into the roundabout without yielding.  A near miss ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Oscar Brock’s True Passion

I don’t pay much attention to the Hamilton County School Board. Once the moon and the stars aligned behind Superintendent Rick Smith, you hear very little, if anything, from the nine-member council that oversees an annual budget of almost $400 million and employs 4,480 people. So chew this for a minute: approximately 2,000 of those people are not teachers. Yes, there are 78 principals ... (click for more)

Vols Open 2018 Season Against West Virginia In Charlotte

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.   – The Charlotte Sports Foundation announced Tuesday that the Tennessee Volunteers will open the 2018 season on September 1 against the West Virginia Mountaineers at Bank of America Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina, home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. All information related to kickoff date, time and tickets will be announced at ... (click for more)

Ooltewah's Williams Signs With Northwest Missouri

Ooltewah’s Mike Williams, one of District 5-AAA’s most respected wide receiver threats in 2013, has signed a football scholarship with Northwest Missouri State, the defending NCAA Division II national champion. Williams chose the Bearcats, members of the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Conference, over Carson-Newman, in Jefferson City, Tenn., and Paine College, in Augusta ... (click for more)