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Narcotics Arrests


Billy Jack Leffew Darrin Wayne Joyce James Nelson Carter

Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Henry Ritter and Michael Thompson, who are assigned to the Narcotics K-9 Division, conducted a traffic stop today on Clark Road at Highway 58. The Deputies observed a traffic infraction by the driver, Billy Jack Leffew age 29 and found he was driving on revoked license.

The investigative stop resulted in the arrest of Billy Jack Leffew, who was charged with Driving on Revoked License, Promoting the manufacture of Methamphetamine, Initiate the process to manufacture methamphetamine and Violation of the Sex Offender Registry.

Darrin Wayne Joyce age 33, who was charged with; Possession of Controlled Substance, Promoting the manufacture of methamphetamine and Initiate the process to manufacture methamphetamine.

James Nelson Carter age 43, charged with Possession of controlled substance for resale.

All three subjects were transported to the Hamilton County Jail.

Janice Atkinson
Public Information Officer
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

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