COOKEVILLE – The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has obtained indictments for 19 people, including a city worker and a police officer in Crossville, following a 14-month drug investigation.

TBI Special Agents began the case in March 2013, after receiving information about large quantities of Methamphetamine in the Upper Cumberland region. Investigators developed the case and on Thursday obtained Grand Jury indictments for 19 people, 15 of whom were arrested today on a variety of charges.

  • Ronald Eugene Campbell, 52, Crossville
  • Jerry Lee Netherton, 42, Crossville
  • Scott Edward Ashburn, 34, Crossville
  • Michael Porter, 53, Grandview
  • Kristi Dawn Hedgecoth, 38, Crossville
  • Stanley Eugene Lloyd, Jr. 45, Monterey
  • Zack James Scott, 26, Hartsville
  • David Wade Smith, 34, Crossville
  • Kyle Jay Eldridge, 36, Crossville, Crossville Codes Enforcement Officer
  • Billy Joe Norris, 52, Crossville
  • Linda Ann Howard, 40, Crossville
  • Ronald Dexter Hubbard, Jr., 29, Crossville
  • Aaron Gage Campbell, 22, Crossville, Crossville Police Officer
  • Kayla Star Hedgecoth, 22, Crossville
  • Kenneth Emmerson Wiggins, 19, Crossville

Those arrested today were booked into the Cumberland County Justice Center. In addition to the arrests, investigators seized approximately 10 vehicles, $125,000 in cash, and 75 firearms.

The TBI continues to investigate the operation, along with District Attorney General Randy York, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Department, Livingston Police Department, White County Sheriff’s Office, Monterey Police Department, Putnam County Sheriff’s Department, Fentress County Sheriff’s Department, and the Pickett County Sheriff’s Department. The Crossville Police Department assisted with today’s arrests.


NOTE: Photographs of Kyle Eldridge and Zach Scott were not immediately available.