A man who was convicted of four counts of sexual battery of a child last Thursday in Cannon County Circuit Court and received an 18-year suspended sentence was charged with multiple drug crimes Saturday.
On October 8, James Chadwick Emberton, 33, 905 Roberts Avenue, Woodbury, was arrested and charged with Manufacture of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Dwelling to Manufacture Methamphetamine, and Possesion of Drug Paraphernalia by Woodbury Police Officer John Fesmire.
The Woodbury Police Department received a tip that methamphetamine manufacture was taking place at the residence and that there was a fire burning in the back yard.
When Officers Brent Brock and Fesmire responded to the residence, Emberton consented to a search of the premises where several items were found used to ingest and manufacture methamphetamine.
Emberton is being held on $301,000.00 bond and is to appear before the Honorable Judge Susan Melton on Tuesday, November 15 in Cannon County General Sessions Court.
Also assisting in the investigation were, Chief Tony Burnett, K( Deputy Eric Moss, Deputy Reed Bryson, and Deputy Stev McMillen.
Emberton is also facing TennCare fraud charges as well as theft under $500, driving on a suspended license (two counts), violation of the registration law and speeding (72/55).