According to Sevier County Sheriff Ron Seals 35 local subjects have been indicted by a Sevier County Grand Jury as a result of a four month drug sting investigation code named “Operation Painkiller”.
After several months of planning, the day came for the ‘round up’. It started at 7:00 am in the Sevier County Sheriff’s office. The deputies listened attentively to Captain Parton detail the indictments and the procedure to follow. Then he handed out approximately four warrants per team.
The deputies got in their cruisers and proceeded to various locations throughout Sevier County to apprehend the suspects.
Deputies Sara Sanchez and Mike VonCannon headed for the Seymour area. Their first stop was to locate and pick up Cynthia D. Paulk and Billy D. Foster across from Majestic Meadows on Norton Lane. There were tense moments as Deputy VonCannon knocked on the front door while Deputy Sanchez, with her hand gripping the gun in her holster in a ready stance waiting at the rear entrance to the home.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.