5 Arrested In Heroin Operation In Cleveland

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

The 10th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the Cleveland Police Department conducted a joint operation in Cleveland. As a result of this operation, agents seized approximately 50 grams of heroin with a street value of $20,000.  Agents also arrested five subjects directly involved with transporting heroin from Detroit, Michigan and distributing the heroin in Cleveland, TN.
 
The following people were arrested in connection with this operation:
 
Joseph Pike                                        
8981 Hiwassee St
Charleston TN    
Conspiracy to Possess Schedule 1 Heroin over 15 GM
 
Demondrae Smith
3297 Gleynn CT
Detroit MI
Conspiracy to Possess Schedule 1 Heroin over 15 GM
 
Karen Lyles
Cleveland TN
Conspiracy to Possess Schedule 1 Heroin over 15 GM
 
Leon Fenderson
7600 Dovie St.

Detroit MI
Conspiracy to Possess Schedule 1 Heroin over 15 GM
Possess Schedule 1 Heroin for Resale over 15 GM             
 
Camisha Tolbert
19991 Monte Vista St.
Detroit MI
Simple Possession Marijuana                                


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