LAVERGNE, Tenn.- Hundreds of powerful pain pills are off the street and a suspected dealer is behind bars after a bust in La Vergne.
Early Friday morning, La Vergne Police, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and the National Guard Counter Drug Task Force raided a home on Rocky Fork Almaville Road in Smyrna. They seized a pick-up truck, cash, and 730 Hydrocodone and Oxycodone pills and arrested 54-year-old Roy Smith.
Smith faces several drug charges including manufacturing, delivering, and selling schedule two narcotics, schedule three narcotics, and maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of selling or distributing narcotics.
"We will do everything in our power to keep drugs off the street in La Vergne," said Police Chief Mike Walker. "I am proud of the legwork performed by our detectives, I am pleased with the professionalism demonstrated by the members of our SWAT team, and I am grateful to the Sheriff's Office and the National Guard Counter Drug Task Force for working with us to make this arrest."
Smith was booked at the Rutherford County Jail and bond was set at $13,000.