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Crisp implicated in interstate drug ring
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A local man was caught red-handed Sunday afternoon with a five-pound bag of marijuana, part of what Coffee County authorities believe is an interstate drug smuggling ring.The local man, Heath R. Crisp, 24, is charged with possession of drugs and is being held along with his fellow defendants in Coffee County under $200,000 bond. His alleged partners in crime all hail from Huntsville, Texas and are identified as Derryck D. Collins, 28, Justin Jerod Lillard, 28, and Nakeya S. Jones, 35.The four were arrested around 4 p.m. Sunday by elements of the Tullahoma Police Department, Manchester Police Department and Coffee County Sheriff’s Department. According to Cody Brandon of the Tullahoma Police Department, he came across information there was a large load of marijuana coming into the area Sunday.