KPD e-News Release: 26 Indicted in Kingsport Vice Unit Narcotics Investigation

Kingsport Police Department200 Shelby Street • Kingsport, TN 37660

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NEWS RELEASE
SUBJECT: 26 Indicted in Kingsport Vice Unit Narcotics Investigation
DATE: July 2, 2014
GENERAL NARRATIVE
Recently, the Kingsport Police Department Vice/Narcotics Unit concluded a lengthy investigation beginning in the fall of 2013 into the illegal diversion of prescription pills within the city limits. A total of 26 individuals were indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on narcotic related charges. While some of the individuals have already been arrested, there are several which remain at large. The investigation also encountered suspects who were known felons and were involved in the trafficking of firearms. In addition to the narcotic charges, one individual was charged with Food Stamp Fraud as a result of selling their State Benefit Card. The investigation is still ongoing and additional charges are anticipated. The Kingsport Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the individuals who remain wanted. Any information should be directed to the Vice/Narcotics Unit at (423) 229-9434.
SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Ralph Wallen
Age 81
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 2201 Netherland Terrace Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III within 1000ft of a Park, Sale/Delivery of Sch IV within 1000ft of a park, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Possession of a Firearm while in commission of a Felony, Theft under 500, Maintaining a Dwelling were Narcotics are Used/Sold

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Amanda Cross
Age 28
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 2017 Sand St Kingsport TN
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II 2 Counts, Sale/Delivery of Sch IV 2 Counts

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name James Nuckles
Age 44
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 105 Mull St Kingsport TN
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II 2 Counts, Sale/Delivery of Sch IV 2 Counts, Maintaining a Dwelling were Narcotics are Sold/Stored

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Johnny Davidson
Age 45
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 306 Wilmeth St Gate City VA
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II, Sale/Delivery of Sch III

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Brittany Snider
Age 23
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 2200 Sherwood Rd, Kingsport TN
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of SchIII within 1000ft of a Day Care 3 Counts

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Norma Wilson
Age 59
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 1627 Vance St, Kingsport TN
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II within 1000ft of a School 2 Counts, Sale of a Food Stamp Card

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Frances Bundick
Age 43
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Obtaining Narcotics by Fraud

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Pam Soles
Age 49
Race/Gender Black/Female
Residency 1921 Bowater Dr Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch IV

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Harriet Gorman
Age 52
Race/Gender Black/Female
Residency 217 Carver St, Kingsport
Charge(s) Facilitation of the sale of Cocaine

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Kelly Whaley
Age 33
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 430 Claremont Rd Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Zoeann Kennedy
Age 55
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 1125 Cherry St Kingsport TN
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III 3 Counts

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Jeremy Begley
Age 21
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 1150 Ridgecrest Ave Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Amber Anderson
Age 32
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 1520 Lake St, Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III 3 Counts

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Tammy Clifton aka Tammy Necessary
Age 56
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch IV 2 Counts

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Linda Watts
Age 33
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III and IV

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Caleb New
Age 21
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III 2 Counts, Sale Delivery of Sch II

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Adrienne Duncan
Age 24
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency Unknown
Sale/Delivery of Sch II 3 Counts, Sale/Delivery of Sch III, Maintaining a Dwelling were Narcotics Sold/Stored, Facilitation of the sale of Sch III

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Dwayne Cozart
Age 29
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Thor Rutter
Age 53
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 106 W Charlemont Ave Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III 4 Counts

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name William Ward
Age 34
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Possession of Analog Substance for Resale, Simple Possession of Sch II, Simple Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Michael McBride
Age 36
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency 1643 Spruce St, Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II 2 Counts, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Sale of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Stephanie Eck
Age 33
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 1921 Bowater Dr Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Del of Schedule III, Sale/Delivery of Sch IV

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Brittany Monk
Age 23
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 2804 Princeton Rd, Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III within 1000ft of a Day Care

WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Steven Finch
Age 27
Race/Gender White/Male
Residency Unknown
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch III within 1000ft of a Day Care

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Tabitha Rhoton
Age 28
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 339 Mullins St, Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II 3 Counts

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE WANTED

SUSPECT INFORMATION
Name Chelsea Hammonds
Age 22
Race/Gender White/Female
Residency 235 Hialeah Dr Kingsport
Charge(s) Sale/Delivery of Sch II

NO PHOTO AVAILABLE WANTED

RELEASING OFFICER
Thomas M. Patton, Public Information OfficerKingsport Police Department Professional Standards Unit