Hawkins County Police Make $100,000 Drug Bust
Hawkins County police scored a major drug bust on a tip that drugs would be delivered to an address in Rogersville. Police staked out the area on the lookout for 2012 silver Nissan Versa with Georgia plates. Police saw the car pull onto the street and pulled it over. They found drugs under the hood in the engine compartment, also in a purse and also in a suitcase in the trunk. All total police said they found 1,131 grams of what they believe to be methamphetamine, 52 grams of “grey death” fentanyl, 39 grams of “pink” heroin, 720 multicolored pills believed to be ecstasy and 3 grams of “brown” heroin. There was also a loaded gun found in the suitcase. In total, police estimate that the drugs are worth over $115,000.
Three individuals…Matthew Cubbage, Misty Rowlls and Timothy Burke were arrested and all face several drug charges. Hawkins County authorities say Burke also has an active warrant from Florida and Cubbage has an active warrant from Ohio, but they will not be extradited. They will face charges in Tennessee.