Two indicted in Jefferson County on prescription drug charges

Two indicted in Jefferson County on prescription drug charges

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Arthur Jackson Scarlett (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office) Arthur Jackson Scarlett (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)
Lisa Michelle Tipton (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office) Lisa Michelle Tipton (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office)

DANDRIDGE (WATE) - Two Jefferson County residents are facing up to 20 years in a federal prison on drug charges.

Arthur Jackson Scarlett, 73 and Lisa Michelle Tipton, 43, of Dandridge, were indicted earlier this month for drug trafficking.

Both were arrested on March 18.

The indictment charges Scarlett and Tipton with conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and alprazolam between 2008 and 2012.

If found guilty, the maximum penalty is 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

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