KNOXVILLE – A joint investigation between the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, the 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the 4th District Attorney General’s Office and the Cocke County Sheriff’s Department has resulted in the arrest of four Cocke County residents on various drug charges.

In January 2014, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation initiated an investigation into the drug trafficking activities of several individuals in Cocke County. The investigation revealed that they were obtaining prescription pills from various pain clinics and distributing them in Newport and Parrottsville, Tennessee. Multiple purchases of oxycodone were made from a residence in Parrottsville, which is the primary home of Burn Dockery, Gina Yates, Ricky Dockery and William Dockery. Other transactions were conducted in Newport.

On April 27th, the Cocke County Grand Jury returned indictments against the four on various drug charges:
– Burn Harris Dockery, 55 – four counts of Sell and/or Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, one count of Sell of Schedule II in Drug-Free Zone, one count of Delivery of Schedule II in Drug-Free Zone,
– Gina Ann Yates, 48 – five counts Sell and/or Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, one count of Sell of Schedule II in Drug-Free Zone, one count of Delivery of Schedule II in Drug-Free Zone,
– Ricky Alan Dockery, 54 – one count of Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, one count of Sell of Schedule II Narcotics, and
– William Jared Dockery, 26 – five counts of Sell and/or Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, one count of Delivery of Schedule II in a Drug-Free Zone, one count of Sell of Schedule II in a Drug-Free Zone.

On June 1st, William Dockery was arrested and booked into the Cocke County Jail on a $100,000 bond. On June 30th, Burn Dockery, Gina Yates and Ricky Dockery were arrested and booked into the Cocke County Jail. Bond was set at $100,000 for Burn Dockery and Gina Yates. The bond for Ricky Dockery was set at $25,000.

Burn Dockery (2)   Burn Harris Dockery

Gina Yates (2) Gina Ann Yates

Ricky Dockery (2)  Ricky Alan Dockery

William Dockery (2) William Jared Dockery

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