Two arrested in Claiborne after drugs found in a vehicle

From the Claiborne County Sheriff's Department -

On Tuesday, February 15, 2022, the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Interdiction Unit conducted a traffic stop on a white 2013 Mercedes Benz on U.S. Highway 25E in Claiborne County.

Through the investigation, the Criminal Interdiction Unit recovered a large quantity of illegal narcotics concealed inside the vehicle. The CIU arrested 58-year-old Patrick D. Jones, of Dekalb County, Georgia and 53-year-old Terry Chandler, of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Both, Patrick D. Jones and Terry Chandler, have lengthy criminal histories.

Patrick D. Jones, a violent convicted felon from Georgia, was arrested and charged with Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana) for Resale and Delivery.

Terry Chandler, a convicted felon from Tennessee and Registered Tennessee Sex Offender, was arrested and charged with Possession of Schedule I (Heroin) for Resale, Possession of Schedule II (Cocaine) for Resale and Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana) for Resale.

Both men were lodged in the Claiborne County Jail.

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