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McMinn deputies net 3 arrests, guns, drugs, money and property

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Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office
Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office
Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office Source: McMinn County Sheriff's Office
MCMINN COUNTY, TN (WRCB) - On Wednesday, McMinn County Sheriff's deputies responded to a suspicious call and ended up with 3 arrests, along with a large amount of cash, drugs, and guns.

Deputies responded to a residence on County Road 162 on Wednesday morning to a suspicious call of persons carrying guns and TVs into a residence. 

Upon their arrival, officers met with 3 persons at the residence, and saw a large amount of tools and property were visible. Upon further investigation, one of the suspects was found to have an active arrest warrant, and a large amount of cash, drugs, and firearms were found.

“It was a combination of citizens making a good report and some good police work. The officers followed up on their suspicions and what was being presented to them. Something didn't look right, and they were able to uncover everything,” said aid Sheriff Joe Guy, McMinn County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies and detectives recovered $4,957 in cash, almost a quarter pound of crystal methamphetamine with a street value of almost $5,000, several firearms, and other property. 

The three suspects were arrested on a litany of charges:

23-year-old Jenny Burris of Sweetwater is charged with Warrant for Reckless Endangerment, Possession of a handgun by convicted felon, Possession scheduled 2 narcotics for resale, 3 counts, Unlawful possession of a weapon and Remains in custody on $92,000 bond.

28-year-old Joel Lynn of Philadelphia, TN is charged with Possession of drug paraphernalia

Theft over $10,000, Possession schedule 2 narcotics for resale, three counts, Possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent felony and Remains in custody on $61,000 bond.

26-year-old Nicholas Robinette of Sweetwater is charged with Unlawful possession of a firearm by convicted felon, Possession of schedule 2 for resale, three counts, Possession of a deadly weapon during the commission of a violent felony and Remains in custody on $63,000 bond.

Officers also recovered a large amount of surveying equipment and electronics that may be from area burglaries. 

Sheriff Guy tells Channel 3 that additional charges may follow.
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