Money, guns, drugs recovered in Tazewell SWAT bust

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TAZEWELL, Tenn. (WATE) — A SWAT team took a Tazewell man into custody Wednesday after executing a search warrant at a home on Crooked Ridge Lane.

The Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office, Rockey Couarm was arrested earlier this week after a lengthy narcotics and firearms investigation. He faces a slew of charges, including 15 counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and resisting arrest.

During his arrest, investigators found $65,000-worth of various narcotics, $8,000 in cash and several vehicles including a Porsche Cayenne and a BMW Z4.

The sheriff’s office saying they believe both were bought with drug money.


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