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Claiborne County Sheriff's Department makes significant bust - netting 4 arrests

From The Claiborne County Sheriff's Department -


On Thursday. December 5th, 2019 Detectives and Deputies with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office arrived at a residence on Whitaker Road in Tazewell in an attempt to serve arrest warrants on Jonathan David Goins. Upon contact with the resident, Lance R. Carter, permission to search was granted.




Lance R. Carter - CCJ

During the search of the residence approximately 5 pounds of Marijuana, 15 grams of Methamphetamine, 4 handguns, a shotgun, drug paraphernalia associated with the sale of narcotics, blasting cap, and over $12,000 in U.S. currency believed to be narcotic sale proceeds were located. 40 year old Lance R. Carter, was arrested and charged with possession of schedule VI for sale, Possession of explosive components, and drug paraphernalia.



Jonathan David Goins - CCJ

48 year old Jonathan David Goins, was located hiding in the attic and was arrested and charged with possession of schedule VI for sale, possession of a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, and drug paraphernalia.









Alyssa A. Lakins - CCJ

48 year old Alyssa A. Lakins was arrested and charged with possession of schedule VI for sale, possession of a firearm during commission of a dangerous felony, and drug paraphernalia.












Michael Martinez - CCJ

32 year old Michael Martinez was arrested and charged with Possession of Methamphetamine for sale.


All four have been lodged in the Claiborne County Jail.

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