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Operation Clean Claiborne a success.

Updated: Oct 22, 2019

From the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department -


The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office with the help of Tazewell PD, New Tazewell PD & THP served several indictments that the Narcotics Division has been working on over the past few months. Sheriff Bob Brooks says that this is only the beginning to cleaning up our county and there will be more to come.

Those arrested at this time are:

Brian Russell, Jolene Burchfield, Victor Todd Chumley, Elmer Northern, Davetta Smith, Danielle Jones, Darlene Myers, Samuel Harmon, Edward Cheek, Steve Mason, Rhonda Collinsworth, and Luke Evans.


They were lodged in the Claiborne County Jail.

All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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