Warrant served following drug innvestigation

Early Wednesday morning, authorities in Campbell County conducted another narcotics search warrant, this time at a home, and a camper, on College Hill Road In LaFollette.

The raid was conducted by members of the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, the 8th Judicial District Drug Task Force and the LaFollette Police Department following what was described as a “months-long” investigation. Officials say that during Wednesday’s operation, drugs were found inside both a camper and the house on that property.

Two people were arrested at the scene. One was identified as 48-year-old John Paul Baker, who is facing numerous drug-related charges, as is the other, identified as 34-year-old Tarien Martha Wilder.

Both were transported to the Campbell County Jail without incident.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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