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Decherd Councilman Justin Stubblefield and his wife arrested on drug possession charges

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — It was announced Wednesday that a Decherd city councilman and his wife have been arrested on drug possession charges.

The 12th Judicial Drug Task Force has begun investigating the overdose deaths of William Horton and Myles Kincaid in Franklin County in April 2022.

Following an investigation by the Decherd Police Department, DTF agents charged Justin and Paige Stubblefield with one count of conspiracy to distribute Oxycodone. Stubblefield was also charged with one count of money laundering in the county based on financial transactions during the distribution of narcotics.

On July 9, the Stubblefields were arrested and booked into the Franklin County Jail.

The investigation into the overdose deaths is ongoing, and investigators are seeking to bring charges against those responsible for their deaths.

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