published Monday, October 29th, 2012

Owners of the Brainerd Road Army Store in Chattanooga face federal meth charge

A federal prosecutor has charged the owners of the Brainerd Road Army Store store with selling equipment to make methamphetamine and is asking a federal judge to forfeit the store if the men are found guilty.

Tony Dewayne Honeycutt and Terry Michael HoneyCutt each face a charge of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, according to court documents.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jay Woods filed the charge. He alleges that the men profited by as much as $300,000 from the sale of meth manufacturing equipment from 2008 until 2010.

As part of the proposed forfeiture, Woods is asking a federal judge to turn over the 19,000 square-foot property at 5102 Brainerd Road and force the men to pay $300,000.

For more details, see tomorrow’s Times Free Press.

about Todd South...

Todd South covers courts, poverty, technology, military and veterans for the Times Free Press. He has worked at the paper since 2008 and previously covered crime and safety in Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia. Todd’s hometown is Dodge City, Kan. He served five years in the U.S. Marine Corps and deployed to Iraq before returning to school for his journalism degree from the University of Georgia. Todd previously worked at the Anniston (Ala.) Star. Contact ...

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