Shortly after noon on Tuesday April 24, 2018, Switzerland County deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle report in the 7000 block of State Road 56 North. The caller advised a vehicle was sitting at the end of their driveway with three subjects inside and it appeared the driver may be unconscious.
Upon arrival, deputies made contact with the driver, identified as 25-year old Dakota Sutton of Johnson City, TN and the passengers, 26-year old Rachael Jester of Vevay and 55 year old Thomas Sutton of Johnson City, TN. As deputies investigated, all three subjects were placed under arrest and transported to the Switzerland County Jail and the vehicle impounded.
Thomas Jester was charged with Possession of Methamphetamine (Level 6 felony) and possession of a syringe (Level 6 felony); Dakota Sutton was charged with maintaining a common nuisance (level 6 felony); and Rachael Jester was charged with visiting a common nuisance (class A misdemeanor).
All suspects are innocent until proven guilty.