A traffic stop on Interstate 75 leads to the arrest of four individuals after over 2lbs of pressed Fentanyl pills were found.

Late Sunday night Deputy Justin Parks made a traffic stop of a vehicle on I-75 for a traffic violation. Following a probable cause search of the vehicle, 2.4lbs of pressed fentanyl pills were located along with approximately $8,000 of cash.

The occupants of the car were in possession of approximately 11,000 pills with a street value of $275,000.

The following individuals were arrested and charged as a result of the traffic stop.

Richard Allen Jr.

  • Manufacture/Sale/Delivery of Schedule II
  • Introduction of Contraband in a Penal Facility
  • Driving on Revoked/Suspended License

Jayden Jennings

  • Manufacture/Sell/Delivery of Schedule II
  • Possession of a Firearm During a Dangerous Felony

Krista McDaniel

  • Manufacture/Sell/Delivery of Schedule II
  • Simple Possession/Casual Exchange
  • Exchange
  • Assault x 2
  • Introduction of Contraband in a Penal Facility
  • Identity Theft
  • Tampering/Fabricating with Evidence

Seneca Gentry

  • Manufacture/Sell/Delivery of Schedule II
  • Simple Possession/Casual Exchange
  • Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Additionally, as Krista McDaniel was entering the Loudon County Detention Center she introduced approximately 80 pressed fentanyl pills and 1oz of fentanyl powder.

Great job Deputy Parks on getting these dangerous drugs off the street!

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