This is an update from a story WLAF brought you earlier today. Around 8:30 am Friday morning, a Caryville man was arrested in La Follette on drug charges. The La Follette Drug Unit and Special Response Team along with the Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at a business building turned apartment at the corner of Mill and First Streets in downtown La Follette.
The La Follette Police report details that 62-year old Marvin Wayne Phillips was arrested and charged with possession of schedule II, III and IV controlled substances for resale along with introduction of contraband into a penal facility.
TOP PHOTO: LPD Captain Stephen Wallen (L) and Marvin Phillips without the shirt. LPD Officer Aarron Adkins is to the right.
This was Phillips 14th arrest according to jail records. Phillips remains housed in the Campbell County Jail and will not appear in court until Monday. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 04/26/2019-4:40PM)