Iron City Pair Arrested in Drug Sting

Lawrence County deputies have arrested an Iron City pair in a sting on meth dealers. According to authorities, Rodney Pyton Heatherly, 44, is currently under indictment in both Lawrence and Wayne Counties for theft of car parts. On Saturday, deputies with the assistance of the Loretto police conducted a stop of Heatherly's vehicle near St. Joseph. A search turned up meth and a large amount of cash.

Also arrested was Angela Short, a passenger in Heatherly's vehicle. She was found to have a quantity of meth in her personal possession. At this time, both Heatherly and Short remain in the Lawrence County, Tennessee, jail. 

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10 Feb 2019

By Staff