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Claiborne County search warrants for drug charges net seven

From The Claiborne County Sheriff's Department -

On the morning of Friday, September 4, 2020, the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and the Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team executed two simultaneous search warrants on residences located at 134 Vista Dr., New Tazewell and 157 Daniels Ln., Tazewell.


The execution of this morning’s search warrants were the result of a lengthy investigation by the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Detectives.


At 134 Vista Dr., 26 year old William Byrge was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine and Possession of a Prohibited Weapon. Located during the search of this residence was methamphetamine and prescription narcotics.


At 157 Daniels Ln., 31 year old Ashton Kimsey, was arrested and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance for Resale and Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance for Resale.


Christopher Shiver, 43 was arrested on outstanding arrest warrants.


Brittany Asher, 29 was arrested and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule V Controlled Substance for Resale and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Steven Gilbert, 29 was arrested and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule V Controlled Substance for Resale and Drug Paraphernalia.


Dustin Asher, 27 was arrested and charged with Possession of a Schedule II Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule III Controlled Substance for Resale, Possession of a Schedule VI Controlled Substance for Resale and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


Angela Asher, 54 was arrested and charged with Criminal Responsibility. Located during the search of this residence was methamphetamine, marijuana, prescription narcotics and currency.


They were all lodged in the Claiborne County Jail.

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