Three charged in Greenback meth bust by Loudon County Sheriff’s officers
By David Hall Daily Times Correspondent
Three people were arrested on various drug-related charges and a child was placed in state custody after Loudon County Sheriff’s Office found a meth lab and a dismantled marijuana-growing operation in a Greenback home over the weekend.
The suspects, identified as Lucas Harvey, Kimberly Summey and Courtney Smith, were charged Monday after narcotics officers raided a home at 584 Unitia Road Saturday night.
Officers said they found a meth lab in the master bedroom, along with several grams of finished meth. A dismantled marijuana-growing operation and a felony amount of marijuana was also found.
Authorities also found a 3-year-old child at the home. The child was turned over to the Department of Children’s Services.
Harvey is charged with manufacturing meth, aggravated child abuse, possession of methamphetamine for resale, felony and misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, drug possession and possession of marijuana for resale.
Summey is charged with manufacturing meth, drug possession, aggravated child abuse, two counts of misdemeanor paraphernalia possession, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, two counts of possession of meth for resale and tampering with evidence.
Smith, no address available, is charged with promoting the manufacture of meth, aggravated child abuse, felony possession of methamphetamine and possession of drug paraphernalia.