Updated:  October 12, 2017


ON OCTOBER 4TH THE GILES COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT’S NARCOTICS INVESTIGATOR ARREST MADE A SIGNIFICANT DRUG ARREST. DEREK LEE HUNNEL   OF ARDMORE RIDGE RD. HE IS CHARGED WITH THE SALE OF THREE COUNTS OR HEROIN, AND THREE COUNTS OF FENTANYL.

HE IS BEING HELD ON A $210,000 BOND IN THE GILES COUNTY JAIL. HUNNEL’S COURT APPEARANCE IS SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 23RD IN GILES COUNTY.

THE SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT RECEIVED ASSISTANCE IN THE CASE FROM THE LINCOLN COUNTY’ SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT AND THE TENNESSEE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. THE CASE IS STILL ACTIVE AND MORE ARRESTS ARE EXPECTED.