Friday, April 15, 2011

Monterey Police Release Info On Drug Round-Up

More details are coming out today on an undercover drug investigation, conducted over the past few months by police in Monterey. Pick-up indictments have now been served on thirteen people suspected of selling drugs to an undercover informant for the police department. Seven more have been charged in warrants taken which will send them first to General Sessions Court.  The suspects are identified as:

68-year-old Donnie Fritts of Mackie Road, Cookeville;

33-year-old Jayson Heady of Cates Road, Monterey;

40-year-old Vincent Cookeville of Woodcliff Road, Monterey;

24-year-old Dustin Graves of Mineral Avenue, Monterey;

31-year-old Jason Bilbrey of Romine Avenue, Monterey;

30-year-old David Stockus of East Lewis Avenue, Monterey;

39-year-old Jeremy Horn of Jackson Avenue, Monterey;

40-year-old Gary Hargis of Chestnut Street, Monterey;

40-year-old Heather Bilbrey of Romine Avenue, Monterey;

34-year-old Delana Stamps of Union B. Road, Monterey;

57-year-old Louis Swafford of Romine Avenue, Monterey;

and 64-year-old Willie Laycock of North Elm Street.

All are charged with either selling drugs or possessing drugs with intent to sell. Meanwhile, police say 56-year-old Billie Jean Hall of West New Avenue was charged with possession of a controlled substance after she agreed to sell morphine tablets for $25 apiece. Officer Larry Bates says he met Hall and her husband, Donald, at the Shell Station in Monterey last month to complete the transaction. Meanwhile, police say an undercover informant allegedly purchased suboxin at the home of 42-year-old Gina Gaye Phillips on Calfkiller Highway.  Others who allegedly sold drugs to the informant were identified as 40-year-old Roy Adam Henry of Spruce Street; 32-year-old Rosa H. Sparks of Effie Court; and 48-year-old Patricia Ann Phipps-Holloway of Hanging Limb Highway.