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Narcotics officers charge Rogersville man with having oxycodone

Published On: Aug 23 2013 06:36:08 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 23 2013 04:08:57 PM CDT
HAWKINS COUNTY, Tenn. -

A Hawkins County drug investigation led to charges against a Rogersville man.

Narcotics unit officers say T.J. Bernard, Junior was arrested August 20th after they found him in a truck where he said he was waiting on someone.

Officers say as they continued investigating, they found a pill bottle containing Oxycodone pills that were not prescribed to Bernard. Officers say they also found used syringes and cotton Q-tips, said to be used as a filtering device for the drugs.

Bernard was arrested and charged with drug possession as well as possession of drug paraphernalia. He was released on a $5,000 bond.