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Knox County Sheriff’s Office arrest 2, seize more than 164 pounds of marijuana in narcotics bust

More than 164 pounds of marijuana, THC products and 32 firearms were seized Monday in a narcotics drug bust, according to Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
Published: May. 4, 2021 at 9:41 PM EDT|Updated: May. 4, 2021 at 10:28 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -Knox County Sheriff’s Office officials said they seized more than 164 pounds of marijuana along with THC products, fentanyl and firearms after executing a search warrant at a home Monday.

The KCSO Narcotics Unit along with assistance of S.W.A.T. executed a search warrant Monday on the 100 block of Westwood Road.

KCSO arrested and charged suspects Anthony Vise and Raygen Coker and seized the following:

  • 164 Pounds of marijuana
  • 3.5 lbs Ecstasy
  • 10.5 lbs of THC wax
  • 168 grams of edible gummy’s
  • 11.6 grams of mushrooms
  • 1.7 grams of Fentanyl
  • 404 THC Vape Cartridges
  • 32 Firearms

“I’m very proud of the Narcotics Unit, and their work on this case. It is because of their diligence there’s a large amount of extremely dangerous drugs off our streets. In addition, several weapons were also seized. We will continue to take down the drug dealers, and eliminate drug dwellings in our communities one by one,” said Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler.

Vise has been charged with Schedule 1 Drug Violations, Schedule 2 Drug Violations, Schedule 6 Drug Violations, Possession of a Firearm during Commission of a Felony and Maintaining a Dwelling for Drug Use within 500ft of a school zone.

Coker has been charged with Schedule 1 Drug Violations, Schedule 2 Drug Violations, Schedule 6 Drug Violations, Possession of a Firearm during Commission of a Felony.

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