3 Arrested In Drug Bust In Ringgold

Thursday, January 16, 2014

According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, on Wednesday, Catoosa County Sheriff’s deputies responded to 313 Blevins Drive, Ringgold, in an attempt to locate a wanted fugitive from Tennessee. Upon arrival, deputies found evidence that people and narcotics were located in the residence. Deputies then secured a search warrant for the residence.

When deputies executed the search warrant, the wanted fugitive was found hiding along with two additional adults and one small child. Investigators then conducted a search of the residence and found multiple prescription pills for resale, marijuana for resale, tools for the consumption and distribution of narcotics and over $800 in cash.  Deputies then found an additional two pounds of “high-grade” marijuana hidden in a drop ceiling inside the residence. The total street value of the narcotics is approximately $10,000. During the search, evidence was found that the individuals were trying to flush the drugs down the toilet prior to law enforcements entry.

Deputies made the following arrests:

1.      Cvong Kim Mang, 23

2.      Michael Mang, 18

3.      Kori Lynea Konrad, 21

All three individuals reside at 313 Blevins Drive, Ringgold. The three individuals were each charged with possession of Schedule II (Endocet), possession of Schedule II (Oxycodone), possession of Schedule III (Hydrocodone), possession of Marijuana over 1 ounce, possession of Schedule II & III with intent to distribute, and possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute. Kim Mang also has a hold for Tennessee authorities. 


Upcoming City Council Agendas

Here are the upcoming City Council agendas: I.    Call to Order. II.        Pledge of Allegiance/Invocation (Chairman Henderson). III.    Minute Approval.              IV.    Special Presentation. V.        Ordinances ... (click for more)

EPB Officials Huddle With Attorneys Over City Street Lighting Issue

EPB board members huddled with attorneys on the issue of billing for city street lights on Friday morning. EPB Chairman Joe Ferguson asked for the private session with attorneys Rick Hitchcock and Tom Greenholtz of Chambliss Bahner. Don Lepard, owner of Global Green Lighting, earlier filed a $10 million "whistle blower" lawsuit, claiming overbilling by EPB on street lighting. ... (click for more)

You’re Right With Lamar

One of Tennessee’s favorite sons, Davy Crockett, coined an oft-used phrase:  “Be always sure you’re right, then go ahead.” Being sure is quite important, but may be difficult in this election cycle. The Democratic nominee campaigning against Lamar Alexander is a man whose radio ads call for “change,” “fair” taxes and more jobs.  Sounds good, huh?   ... (click for more)

Roy Exum: Troubling Jameis Winston

One of the greatest things about the American legal system is that each and every crime is judged on its own merits. Just because Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer and Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy were each arrested for domestic abuse earlier this week, each National Football League football hero will be given an independent hearing and trial, if need be, ... (click for more)

Owls Force Seven Turnovers, Rout Hurricanes, 41-7

Turnovers turn into blowouts. In a county rival that drew what East Hamilton announced as a record crowd, Ooltewah forced an amazing seven turnovers – two interceptions and five lost fumbles – and the Owls trounced the Hurricanes, 41-7, in a District 5-AAA high school football game played on a pleasant Friday night. “Right now we’re playing, statistically, about as well as ... (click for more)

Brainerd Tops East Ridge in OT, 29-28

Brainerd's Demonte Pickett threw for two touchdown and ran for the winning two-point conversion in overtime as the visiting Panthers rallied to edge East Ridge, 29-28, in a AA District 6 football game Friday night. East Ridge led 21-7 with 4:12 remaining in the fourth quarter, before Brainerd scored twice to tie the game at 21-21 and force overtime. In the extra ... (click for more)