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Posted on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 11:05 am

Three charged in alleged methamphetamine bust

On Friday August 15th at approximately 2:00am. Franklin County Sheriff’s Office personnel in conjunction with the Estill Springs Police Department conducted a search at Safehaven Circle residence in Estill Springs, TN.
The search of the residence resulted in authorities discovering components consistently used in the production of methamphetamine as well as white powder, believed to be methamphetamine. Law enforcement officials also discovered drug paraphernalia and a substance believed to be marijuana. Arrested at the scene were: Timothy M. Tucker (19 year old male 2335 Safehaven Circle Estill Springs, TN.) Allen W. Kelley (18 year old male 200 Shasteen St. Lot #4 Estill Springs, TN.) and Jonathan D. Ferrara (38 year old male 131 Silver St. Tullahoma, TN). All suspects were transported to the Franklin County Jail and are being held on a 100,000 bond and have an initial court appearance set for Monday September 22nd at 8:00am in Franklin County General Sessions Court.


Sheriff’s Department seeking help in locating man wanted in burglary case.

David Paul Zwarton.

David Paul Zwarton.

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the assistance of any citizen who can provide information as to the whereabouts of David Paul Zwarton. Mr. Zwarton is wanted in Franklin County on charges of Violation of Probation and Aggravated Burglary and is also facing charges in Rutherford County for a series of burglaries. Authorities believe that Mr. Zwarton was last seen traveling in a black Nissan Maxima in the Prairie Plains area of Coffee County, TN. Anyone having information regarding the location of Mr. Zwarton is asked to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office at 931-962-0123 or Crime Stoppers at 931-962-INFO. Information leading to arrest and conviction through Crime Stoppers carries a cash reward.