Three charged after Greenback meth bust
From Staff Reports
Three people have been charged after authorities located several meth labs Tuesday at a Greenback residence.
Deanna Brunetta Evans, 32, Peterson Road, and Christine Erin Whitehead, 28, Gregory Road, both of Greenback, were charged with promoting the manufacture of methamphetamine. They were being held in lieu of $10,000 bond pending a 9 a.m. Aug. 7 hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court.
Joseph McCall Kemp, 36, Mountain Crest Lane, Greenback, was charged with initiating the process to manufacture methamphetamine. He was being held in lieu of $25,000 bond pending a 9 a.m. Aug. 7 hearing in Blount County General Sessions Court.
The arrests came after investigators with the 5th Judicial Drug Task Force responded to a residence on Gregory Road in Greenback Tuesday afternoon, where they found six separate one-pot meth labs, according to a news release from the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.
Department of Children’s Services responded to take custody of a four-month-old baby who was also inside the residence.
The suspects were decontaminated at the scene, and the house was quarantined, authorities said. The Tennessee Methamphetamine Task Force responded to dispose of the hazardous waste. Rural/Metro Ambulance Service and the Greenback Volunteer Fire Department also responded.