4 Arrested On Drug Charges In Catoosa County

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducted a traffic stop on Monday, on Alabama Highway, and arrested four people.

During the traffic stop, deputies searched the vehicle and found approximately three ounces of Methamphetamine “ICE”, eight ounces of marijuana, various prescription pills, multiple tools for the consumption and distribution of narcotics and $600 in cash. The narcotics were found packaged for resale. The total “street” value of the narcotics is approximately $10,000.

Deputies made the following arrests as a result of the traffic stop:

1. Sara Jane Butcher, 35, 571 Back Pen Road, Summerville, Ga.

2. Brian Leon Hampton, 36, 571 Back Pen Road, Summerville, Ga.

3. Nancy Jill Wood, 31, 630 Shinbone Valley, Menlo, Ga.

4. Christopher David Wood, 30, 630 Shinbone Valley, Menlo, Ga.

All subjects were charged with trafficking methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana with the intent to distribute, possession of marijuana over one ounce and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.  

Sara Butcher was also charged with possession of Schedule II and Schedule IV narcotics and crossing the guard line with contraband without consent. 


Latest Hamilton County Jail Booking Report

Here is the latest jail booking report from Hamilton County: ATKISSON, THOMAS GREEN  3901 KINGS RD CHATTANOOGA, 37416  Age at Arrest: 40 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga AGGRAVATED ASSAULT BEER, ANTHONY COURTNEY  HOMELESS CHATTANOOGA, 37402  Age at Arrest: 24 years old Arresting Agency: Chattanooga POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA ... (click for more)

TBI Charges Morgan County Woman With Shooting Her Husband

Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have arrested a Morgan County woman accused of shooting her husband on Friday . At the request of 9 th District Attorney General Russell Johnson, TBI Special Agents began investigating the incident, which occurred shortly after 5 p.m. at the family’s home on Morgan County Highway in Sunbright. There, authorities ... (click for more)

Could The Marriage Decision Spark A New Independence Day?

I confess that this year I am having a hard time with the idea of celebrating the 4th of July Independence Day. It is not because I am not thankful to God for what was done on that day, what it represents, and the blessings I’ve experienced that flow from it. On the other hand, I want to think that maybe this year’s celebration will mark a period in our history in which a new movement ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Dr. Tydings Is A Winner

One week from tomorrow the most important educator in the future of our community will start work as the new president of Chattanooga State. While I am normally cynical of beard-strokers and foundation-hungry dreamers who have little or no concept of the real world, I am convinced Flora Tydings will become the best thing to happen in our community in years. A grandmother with ... (click for more)

Chattanooga FC Clinches Southeast Division Title

The Chattanooga Football Club clinched the Southeast Division title Saturday night before a crowd of 4,000 plus fans and celebrated with fireworks after the game.  Chattanooga beat visiting Nashville FC 2-0.   Matt Aldred scored the first goal in the 27th minute and Jack Hopkins scored the second goal in the 85th minute.  Chattanooga will host the conference ... (click for more)

TSWA Announces All-State Soccer Teams

 The Tennessee Sports Writers Association recently announced its all-state high school soccer teams. THE TEAMS        TSWA All State Boys’ Soccer teams Class AAA Nathan Djona, Antioch junior forward Avery Cowan, Brentwood senior midfielder Johnny Heckman, Centennial senior midfielder Nick Zalewski, Sr., Cookeville ... (click for more)