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Cops seize $15,000 worth of drugs in Morristown

There are 14 comments on the WVLT-TV Knoxville story from Feb 14, 2012, titled Cops seize $15,000 worth of drugs in Morristown. In it, WVLT-TV Knoxville reports that:

Local and federal agents made a big drug bust in Morristown today. Morristown Police along with DEA, ICE, and the ATF raided 2016 Faulkner Road in East Morristown this afternoon.

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lol

Talbott, TN

#1 Feb 15, 2012
Now you bunch of prejudice people-you know they are just trying to make a living....lol!!!!!!!!!!
420tim

Charlotte, NC

#2 Feb 15, 2012
That's funny it was 60,000.
Lady MacBeth

Morristown, TN

#3 Feb 15, 2012
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
Puto

Nashville, TN

#4 Feb 15, 2012
Lady MacBeth wrote:
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
You lie b**ch!
Is it true

Pageland, SC

#5 Feb 15, 2012
Lady MacBeth wrote:
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
1st, YOU have said the law in Morristown won't do ANYTHING about illigales, but I guess they do, 2d, Esco doesn't have the authority to just send them back, that is the Feds place, and he wants the Fed to pay for it, and who would take them back? How many agents would that take? How much would that cost? They are way more to it than "sending their sorry a$$es back, its all so simple to you, but if only knew...
Fat man

Maryville, TN

#6 Feb 16, 2012
Lady MacBeth wrote:
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
I am with you Lady
lol

Kingsport, TN

#7 Feb 16, 2012
Lady MacBeth wrote:
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
Wait a second. If he only spent 27k housing illegal aliens. Then they are not doing thier jobs. That amounts to pretty much ignoring the issue .
tired of the crap

Jefferson City, TN

#8 Feb 16, 2012
it was 27.000 meals not dollars and thats 26,999 too many in my book load them on a freight train make stops in all towns and ship them back to thier own country its way too expansive to fly them back they need to jus run back if i were in charge
tired of the crap

Jefferson City, TN

#9 Feb 16, 2012
As the population grows inside the jail, the more taxing it is to the population outside. In 2011, Hamblen County fed 27,000 meals to illegal immigrants in custody. That was only about 10% percent of the whole jail population
lol

Kingsport, TN

#10 Feb 16, 2012
tired of the crap wrote:
As the population grows inside the jail, the more taxing it is to the population outside. In 2011, Hamblen County fed 27,000 meals to illegal immigrants in custody. That was only about 10% percent of the whole jail population
Thank you for clearing that up. I was hesitant about the "27k spent".
Lets do a little math.
365 x 3 meals =1095 meals per inmate , per year. so it amounts to about 26 illegals per day all year around. That still seems like a very low number being caught ,compared to known population of illegal aliens in Morristown. You could go from factory to job sites and get 27 a day easy. But they would have to catch and release or the number in the jail would be 365 times higher than it is. The feds need to come in and set up a temparary service for the sole purpose of catching illegals and deporting them. They could do a sting and find out what companies use them also. Talk about a cash cow. Fine the companies twice the cost of deportations and split the left over with the county city and state.
Dog

Morristown, TN

#11 Feb 16, 2012
tired of the crap wrote:
it was 27.000 meals not dollars
Glad you corrected this. It was driving me nuts, but I just didn't feel like typing at the time....
Der

Nashville, TN

#12 Feb 16, 2012
Heard it's haunted with farts and bugs and skeletons oh my.
ToppixPoster

Talbott, TN

#13 Feb 16, 2012
lol wrote:
Now you bunch of prejudice people-you know they are just trying to make a living....lol!!!!!!!!!!
You know whats dumb?? The Police say that Senor Abel Tomas Silva
was being detained for transfer and deportation by ICE... WHY JUST THIS ONE? Why NOT ALL!!
Why not all I ask!!!
truth will set you free

Kodak, TN

#14 Feb 16, 2012
Lady MacBeth wrote:
Today on the news Esco said it costs this county 27,000 dollars last year to house all the illegals in jail. That makes me even more angry to think that he didn't send their sorry butts back across the border instead of using our tax dollars to house and feed those criminals. I can't believe he doesn't realize how stupid that statement made him look.
it was 27,000 meals, not 27,000 dollars, and I'd sure the meals cost more than $27,000, just try to pay attention, it makes you look stupid when you don't get your facts right.

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