Grundy County Herald

Follow Us On:

Test Pushdown

Stolen Water Leads to Tracy City Drug Arrest

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 1:26 pm

The Tracy City Police Department and the Tennessee Department of Corrections conducted a search of a parolee on Wednesday, May 24. During the search a large amount of Methamphetamine, paraphernalia, prescription drugs, and cash was seized.

Tracy City Police Chief Charlie Wilder said that over 10 grams of Meth  and approximately $800  was recovered from David Cook and Sylvia “Jo Jo” McGee. Both were charged with Possession of Methamphetamine for Resale, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Prescription Drugs. Wilder, Officer Cencelewski, and Parole Officer Ray with the Tennessee Department of Corrections, were involved in the investigation and arrests.

Wilder said that Cook and McGee were also under investigation for Theft of Services by the police department.

“We received information last week that the home where Cook and McGee lived had illegally tapped into the city water system and had bypassed the water meter. My officers were investigating this and were in the process of obtaining warrants when the drug arrest occurred. Both were also charged with Theft over $1,000.00 stemming from the months they had illegally obtained services,” said Wilder.