A 28-year-old Maryville man was charged last week in connection with a methamphetamine investigation.
Aaron David Horsby, 28 of Maryville, was charged with criminal attempt to manufacture a Schedule II controlled substance (methamphetamine) in a Drug Free Zone. He is currently in the Blount County Detention Facility. The bond amount and court date have not yet been set.
Investigators with the Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force were alerted to a suspicious person who was attempting to purchase precursors for the manufacture of methamphetamine at several businesses in Maryville and Alcoa on May 3.
Task Force investigators initiated a traffic stop in the parking lot of a church on East Lamar Alexander Parkway for a traffic violation.... read the rest of the story by Subscribing now.