DRUGS, GUNS AND A LARGE AMOUNT OF CURRENCY SIEZED AFTER JEWETT ROAD TRAFFIC STOP

On June 20, 2024, Rhea County Sheriff’s Department Patrol Deputies observed a vehicle that matched the description of a suspect involved in an earlier altercation involving a weapon in Cumberland County while on a traffic stop on Jewett Rd. As the suspect vehicle passed the deputies it accelerated and took off a higher rate of speed than the posted speed limit. Deputies were able to locate the vehicle in a driveway behind a residence in the 400 Block of Jewett Rd. unoccupied. As Deputies searched the area for the suspect, Christopher Garrison, identified as the driver, came out behind from behind a building on the property. Deputies checked the area where Mr. Garrison was hiding and located a weapon and narcotics. Deputies also located two more weapons and a large amount of U.S. Currency in Mr. Garrison’s possession.
Mr. Garrison was charged with:
Speeding
Violation of Window Tint
Possession Firearm During Commission or Attempt to Commit Dangerous Felony (X3)
Possession of Legend Drug
Possession of Schedule 1
Possession of Schedule 3
Possession of Schedule 4
Manufacture, Delivery, Sale, or Possession of Methamphetamines
Deputies seized:
$2,895 in U.S. Currency
3 handguns
15 Grams of Psilocybin Mushroom Gummies
10.49 Grams of Methamphetamines
15 Alprazolam pills in an unmarked pill bottle

Christopher Garrison (Photo Credit: Rhea County Sheriff’s Dept)

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