Niota Businessman To Plead Guilty On Giving Drugs To Minor Females, Taking Explicit Photos Of Them

Monday, February 3, 2014

A Niota, Tn., businessman has agreed to plead guilty in Federal Court in Chattanooga to drugging three female girls he picked up in Dayton, Tn., and taking explicit photos of them at his home.

Terry Lynn Hayes had been charged with picking up the females, ages 14, 15 and 16, in a Dayton neighborhood on Aug. 5, 2012.

The plea agreement says on the way to his home he gave them the narcotic Xanax and, after they got to his residence, he gave them powder cocaine.

Law enforcement officers said they found pictures on his phone of the minor girls on his bed in suggestive poses.

A charge involving the drugs carries from 5-20 years and the charge involving the photos carries from 1-40 years.

Hayes is to go on the Sex Offender Registry. 

Hayes operates a dirt company.


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