In what Sharp County Sheriff’s Office is calling the largest Meth bust in Sharp County history, Nine Mile Ridge Assistant Fire Chief Mickel Couch, 59 years old was arrested along with 43 year old Theresa Griffin at a campground in Hardy.


A lengthy investigation by the 3rd Judicial Drug Task Force led to the arrest of the pair, charged with multiple felony counts of possession, intent to deliver, paraphernalia and other misdemeanors.


Officers recovered over $51,000 in cash and over a half pound of  Crystal Methamphetamines along with Marijuana and Xanax. The two are being held in the Sharp County Jail on $250,000 bond