95 people indicted in Wilson County drug ring

95 people indicted in Wilson County drug ring (Image 1)

Nearly 100 people are named in indictments following an 11-month investigation into a widespread drug distribution ring in Wilson County.

Wilson County Sheriff Robert Bryan told News 2, 83 indictments have been requested involving the manufacturing and distribution of illegal drugs in the county.

There are more than 154 charges in the case, including 46 illegal prescription drug sales.

Twelve people also face TennCare fraud charges.

Of the 95 people, there are 89 men and six women involved.  Some have prior criminal histories in the county while others are new to the area.

A total of 36 people had been arrested as of Friday morning and more arrests are expected in the coming days.

Sheriff Bryan thanks the community for calling in tips and their concerns.

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