On Sunday, an investigation by Grundy County Sheriffs’ deputies and Monteagle Police resulted in the arrest of three people at the Mountain Inn. Arrested were Sterling Bennett Gipson (44) of Chattanooga, Jennifer Rebecca Mathews (48) from McMinnville and Patricia Lynn Turner (41) from Hixson. Deputies searched the room where the suspects were staying.
The search yielded two handguns, approximately 20 grams of methamphetamine, suspected LSD on transdermal strips, pills, marijuana and paraphernalia. Authorities also seized over $7,500 in currency and two vehicles.
A tentative court date of August 12, 2021 has been scheduled. Bond has not been set.
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UNLAWFUL CARRYING OR POSSESSION OF A WEAPON