LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Preston Mullins went to a residence on Ridenour Lane in LaFollette to execute an arrest warrant last Thursday afternoon. As Mullins was pulling into the driveway of the home at 119 Ridenour Lane, he intersected a dark colored sedan with three people inside. The deputy could see the back passenger, identified as Jason Allen Kennedy, stuff a purple Crown Royal liquor bag under his leg, according to a report from the sheriff’s department. A hypodermic needle also appeared to be protruding from the bag Mullins reported.

While Kennedy was being detained, Mullins searched his bag and found a clear plastic bag containing approximately 2.5 grams of a black tar-like substance that Kennedy identified as Heroin. Also in the bag was a yellow Naloxone (Narcan) packet containing an orange paper like slip believed to be Suboxone. In the same packet was approximately one gram of a clear rock like substance thought to be Methamphetamine. Two grams of a green leafy substance believed to be Marijuana; four white pills likely to be Neurontin were also found. Kennedy had a rolled twenty dollar bill with a clear rock like substance that was possibly Methamphetamine.

Kennedy, 42, 194 Hickman Lane, Jacksboro was charged with possession of substance with intent to manufacture, possession of schedule I controlled substance, possession of schedule II controlled substance, possession of schedule III controlled substance, possession of schedule V controlled substance, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/03/2021-6AM)