WCSO deputies arrest two Gray residents on drug charges

WCSO deputies arrest two Gray residents on drug charges

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Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested two people on drug charges Wednesday night following a traffic stop on Kingsport Highway.

According to a WCSO news release, deputies stopped Michael Bentley, 37, 101 Welcome Court in Gray, and Twana Taylor, 31, 147 Buttermilk Road in Gray, and after a license check, they arrested Bentley for a revoked driver’s license.

Deputies also reportedly found a small amount of marijuana on Taylor and she was arrested.

According to the release, Bentley allowed deputies to search his home, where they found 27 grams of marijuana, scales and other drug paraphernalia.

Bentley was charged with driving on a revoked license, a seat belt violation, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of schedule VI for resale.

He was taken to the Washington County Detention Center, where he was being held on $12,000 bond.

Taylor was charged with simple possession. She was taken to the detention center, where she was being held on $1,000 bond.

Both were scheduled for arraignment in Sessions Court on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

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