LAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Preston Mullins along with Deputy Jacob Jones and Deputy Paul Harmon went to serve an active arrest warrant last Thursday afternoon. Their man, Jonathan Darrell Morris, was wanted for a violation of probation. When the deputies arrived, Jones and Harmon secured the Pleasant Ridge home while Mullins walked into the backyard where he saw Morris hiding under a black Ford truck, according to a report from the sheriff’s department.
Morris was arrested. Prior to transporting him to the jail, deputies searched Morris and allegedly found a small red plastic bag containing a brown powder like substance believed to be Heroin in his right front watch pocket. Also found were three aluminum spoons with the handles broken off and the same brown substance in the spoons.
Morris, 33, 936 Pleasant Ridge Rd, LaFollette was charged with possession of schedule I controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation out of criminal court.
Based on jail records, this is the 20th time the unemployed Morris has been arrested. He remains housed this morning in the Campbell County Jail with a general sessions court appearance scheduled for today followed by a Nov. 29 criminal court date. Morris is being held without bond. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 11/04/2021-6AM)