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Oak Ridge home raided, owner arrested on drug charges

Agents with the 7th Judicial District Crime Task Force and members of the Oak Ridge Police Department SWAT Team executed a search warrant Friday at a house on Marion Road in Oak Ridge, arresting one man and seizing drugs, cash and ammunition.

The warrant was executed early Friday at the home of 34-year-old Samuel Wade at 102 Marion Road. Officers reported finding two bags containing just under 35 grams of methamphetamine, approximately a pound of marijuana, and a variety of pills, as well as an undisclosed amount of cash, .380-caliber ammunition and a Mercedes allegedly purchased with money from drug sales.

Wade was charged with five counts of the manufacture, delivery or sale of narcotics and one count each of possessing drug paraphernalia and maintaining a dwelling for the manufacture, delivery or sale of narcotics. As of this morning, he remained in custody at the Anderson County Jail on bonds totaling $100,000.

Wade is due in court on September 19th in Oak Ridge.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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