MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Indictments have been handed down against 22 suspects accused of being involved in a large-scale drug operation in Middle Tennessee.
A Rutherford County Grand Jury met June 3 and returned indictments for the 22 on a variety of charges.
One year ago, authorities began investigating the distribution of heroin and cocaine in Middle Tennessee.
Officials with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said of the 22 suspects, one is Christina Woodward, the former director of human resources in Wilson County. Others were affiliated with two in-home care centers in Rutherford County.
On Friday, some were arrested and booked into the Rutherford County Jail, including Jamarr Juan Kuilan, Juan Angel Kuilan, Pequandre Dejuan Manley, Kimberly Renee Jordan, Lakeisha Dawn Smith, John Eric Henderson, Jeffery Allen Walker, James Kenneth Walker, Brandon Scott Ford, Vickie Lynn Brown, Rawle Cecil Chapman and Rawle Cecil Chapman.
Eric Tyran Patton, Wayne Roger LeBlanc, Christina Woodward, Crystal Leeann Hill, Sarah Madelyn Potter, Deonte Lamont Patton, Arron Douglas Patton, Carlos Antron Crawford, Michael Lamont Simpson and Brandon Jackson Hart have not yet been caught.
According to the TBI, Lakeisha Smith and Jamarr Kuilan operated Ms. Keisha’s Kids from their residence.
Angels Day Care was reportedly operated from a residence in which Eric Patton lived; however, the day care’s operator was not implicated in the case.
Officials also found that Rawle Cecil Chapman and Latrisha Lashaun Chapman allegedly used their affiliation with Church Street New and Used Tires to distribute drugs.
Anyone with information on their whereabouts was asked to call the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND.