De Kalb County Sheriff's Office
For Immediate Release August 6, 2012
Domestic Violence Call Results in Drug Arrest & Discovery of Another Meth Lab
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:
Sheriff’s deputies, Crossville officers and Drug Task Force agents made another drug arrest in the early morning hours of Monday, August 6.
The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned citizen reporting possible domestic violence on County Road 467 in Crossville. After the resident gave consent, a search of the home was conducted and resulted in the discovery of drugs and drug paraphernalia. The DeKalb County Drug Task Force was contacted and responded.
Officers discovered the components of a methamphetamine lab in a shed located behind the residence during the course of the investigation.
Phillip Nathan Pointer (age 39) was arrested and has been charged with Manufacturing Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, two counts of Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd Degree. At this time, Pointer remains in the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.
Pointer was arrested earlier this year for discharging a firearm into an occupied vehicle or building and was out on bond.