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Tazewell PD stop New Tazewell man discovering several drugs, a gun, and body armor

From The Tazewell, TN. Police Department -

Christopher P. Dean - CCJ

On Monday, July 5, 2021, Officer Jacob Melton and Sgt. Andrew Sturgill conducted a traffic stop on 44-year-old Christopher P. Dean of New Tazewell, Tn. on Richardson Rd. in Tazewell for a traffic violation. Dean was operating a 1993 Buick.


After a search of the vehicle a large amount of narcotics and a weapon were recovered, along with $897.00 in cash.




Christopher P. Dean was lodged in the Claiborne County Jail charged with:

Sell or Delivery Schedule 5 Narcotics

Driving on a Revoked Drivers License

Possession of Unlawful Drug Paraphernalia

Sell or Delivery Schedule 6 Narcotics

Possession of Methamphetamine

Possession of Schedule 1 (Heroin)

Schedule 2 Drugs

Body Armor while committing a felony

Possession of Firearm while committing a felony

Seatbelt Law

Financial Responsibility

Possession of a weapon by convicted felon

Unlawful possession of a weapon

All individuals charged are innocent until proven guilty.



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