WANTED FELON FOUND IN WHITE COUNTY

WHITE COUNTY, TN- On March 23, 2023, at approximately 10 a.m., Sgt. Dodson was on routine patrol in the Doyle area when he observed a Mitsubishi Galant with a light law violation. Sgt. Dodson conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle. After approaching the vehicle, Sgt. Dodson recognized the passenger to be a subject who had felony warrants out of Tennessee and Federal Warrants out of Virginia for the United States Marshall Service. After confirming his identity and running his information, it was discovered he also had felony warrants out of South Carolina and Georgia. At that time, Sgt. Dodson placed Eddie Cornelius Simmons under arrest. After doing an incident to arrest search of Mr. Simmons person, Sgt. Dodson located a crystal-like substance believed to be methamphetamine, 1 glass pipe with a burnt residue, and 5 hypodermic syringes. Mr. Simmons was transported to the White County Jail, booked, and charged with:
  • Fugitive from justice
  • Felony Possession of Methamphetamine
  • Possession of drug paraphernalia
He is awaiting a court date and his bond is set at $100,000 and holds have been placed by other agencies.
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