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Police say tip about drug activity at motel led to arrest

By Preston Ayres, payres@wcyb.com
Published On: May 23 2013 09:42:10 AM CDT
Updated On: May 23 2013 04:18:34 PM CDT

Christopher Scott Connelly is charged with drug possession for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. -

A Johnson City man is facing drug charges after police say an anonymous tip led them to his hotel room.

Officers arrested 33-year-old Christopher Connelly early Thursday morning.

The police department received a tip about possible drug activity going on at his hotel room. Investigators say they knocked on his door and were given permission to search the room.

He was arrested after searching the room and charged with drug possession for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia.