On Friday October 21st, 2016, Crossville Narcotics Detective’s long term investigation culminated with the execution of a search warrant and the seizure of cash, a firearm and illicit narcotics in Crossville, TN. Following an in-depth investigation and undercover operations, this action is the latest example of the Crossville Police Department’s resolve to eliminate dangerous and illegal narcotics in our community.
With this effort, drugs, cash and a firearm were seized during the search warrant service. A local resident, Christian Alexander Mena Lopez, 59 Sparta Drive, was the subject of an ongoing investigation the sale of illicit narcotics. The investigation, when completed, will be presented to the Cumberland County Grand Jury, seeking indictments for prosecution.
Participating in the operation were the Crossville Police Department, 13th Judicial Drug Task Force, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office and the HIDTA / TBI Drug Task Force. A special thank you goes out to all agencies involved in the completion of this dangerous task.