Today, March 22, at 6:30 am, members of the La Follette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team executed a search warrant at 1102 West Central Avenue in La Follette. The raid was conducted in response to an extended investigation conducted by the LPD’s Drug Unit. During the raid officers discovered multiple types of drugs including marijuana, oxycodone(roxy), oxymorophone(opana)and suboxone. James Franklyn Tapp and Susan Diane Tapp were taken into custody and charged with possession of schedule 2 opana for resale, possession of schedule 2 roxy for resale, possession of schedule 3 for resale and possession schedule 6.
About an hour before daybreak on this Friday morning, the La Follette Police Department’s Drug Unit and Special Response Team struck at a home on the west end of town.
A pre dawn raid was carried out at this home at the corner of West Central Avenue and North 27th Street.
Officers swarmed the home at 1102 West Central Avenue that sits at the corner of Central and North 23rd Street. One members of the unit said, “It’s prescrption pills being sold illegally at this house is why we’re here.”
More details are forthcoming from WLAF News when they become available. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 03/22/2019-7:15AM-UPDATED 03/22/2019-9AM)