JOHNSON CITY – A joint investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1st Judicial District Drug Task Force, Johnson City Police Department Special Investigations Squad, 1st Judicial District Attorney’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration has resulted in the arrest of two Johnson City residents on drug charges.
Wednesday morning, TBI Special Agents with the Drug Investigation Division and DTF Agents, with the assistance of the Johnson City Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Team and Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team, executed a search warrant at 715 E. Fairview Avenue. The search warrant resulted in the seizure of methamphetamine and weapons, along with the arrests of Richard Jenny and Melissa Furguson.
Jenny (DOB 9/9/77) is charged with Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute, Maintaining a Dwelling where Drugs are Sold and Possession of a Weapon by a Convicted Felon. He was booked into the Washington County Jail and is being held on a $110,000 bond. Furguson (DOB 1/18/81) is charged with Possession of Schedule II Drugs with Intent to Distribute and Maintaining a Dwelling where Drugs are Sold. She was also booked into the Washington County Jail and is being held on a $60,000 bond. At this time, the investigation remains active and ongoing.