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GCSO Puts Chop Shop Out of Business

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 9:56 pm

Local and state agents spent the day investigating and recovering stolen vehicles and other items from a garage building located on Holland Road in the Hubbards Cove area.IMG_1076

Sheriff Clint Shrum explained this location had been on the radar for several months however opportunity had never presented itself to conduct a search until today.

Sheriff’s deputies along with the U.S. Marshals office went to the residence to serve a warrant. When they arrived they arrested 27-year old Jonathan Creek on an outstanding warrant. Creek gave consent to search an area of interest.  

The Tennessee Highway Patrol Special Investigations Bureau was called to assist with the search and identification of vehicle identification numbers.  Two vehicles were determined to be stolen as well as a number of vehicle parts.FullSizeRender

Creek is charged with violation of probation, theft of property and violation of chop shop law.