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Clarksville Police state Meth is Still Around, Despite the Focus on Opioids

 

Clarksville Police Department (CPD)

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – Opioids have taken over the headlines and are considered an epidemic locally and across the country. But, the Clarksville Police Department and other law enforcement agencies still continue to battle other types of drug usage, even though opioids have taken center stage.

On January 21st, 2019 around 3:10pm, Clarksville Police Officers were called to a Heather Denise Court residence about a possible violation of an order of protection.

Clarksville Police arrest Kellie Magness for Methamphetamine Manufacture at residence on Heather Denise Court on Monday, January 21st.  (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police)

Clarksville Police arrest Kellie Magness for Methamphetamine Manufacture at residence on Heather Denise Court on Monday, January 21st. (Jim Knoll, Clarksville Police)

When officers arrived on scene, they found Christopher Hamilton, who had an order of protection and wasn’t supposed to be at the residence, as well as other individuals.

Also, officers spotted a woman coming out of a shed on the property, discovered an active one pot meth lab, equipment associated with the manufacturing process, and numerous other precursors inside of the shed.

Due to potential for contamination, specialized handling procedures required and the dangers associated with a meth lab, Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit Drug Agents, Clarksville Fire Rescue, Emergency Management, EMS, and the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force were called out to the scene. All of the equipment and materials were removed from the shed for proper disposal.

Additionally, several items of drug paraphernalia were found. Two woman had to go through a decontamination process due to their presence inside of the shed. Officers and Emergency responders were on scene almost ten hours for this incident.

The following individuals were booked in the Montgomery County Jail and charged with:

Christopher Hamilton

Christopher Hamilton

Christopher Hamilton

Christopher Hamilton, age 36, charged with Promotion of Methamphetamine Manufacturing, and Violation of Order of Protection. His bond is set at $27,500

Kellie Magness

Kellie Magness

Kellie Magness

Kellie Magness, age 41, charged with Initiation of Methamphetamine Manufacture Process, Methamphetamine Violation, Simple Possession and Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia. Her bond is set at $25,000.

Sara Bromley

Sara Bromley

Sara Bromley

Sara Bromley, age 33, charged with Initiation of Methamphetamine Manufacture Process, Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia, Violation of Community Corrections, and Fugitive Wanted by another State (Kentucky Parole Violation). Her bond is set at $300,000.


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