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Woman Wanted in Coffee County among Three Arrested in Dunlap

Three people, including a Grundy County man, a woman wanted for a crime in Coffee County and a man from Decherd were arrested by Dunlap, TN police at a hotel there on Friday.
Dunlap Police say that the US Marshals Office along with local officers had been actively pursuing 52-year-old Doyle Wheeler Bivens of Gruetli-Laager for a federal arrest warrant of conspiracy to distribute over 500 grams of methamphetamine.
On December 8th, officers obtained information that Bivens was located at the Dunlap hotel.
Officers later learned there were two suspected accomplices with Bivens, and that they had rented a different room.
Officers removed nearby hotel guests and employees from the area and entered both rooms. Bivens was located in a second-floor room and the two additional accomplices were located in a ground floor room.
The two accomplices were identified as 25-year-old Dustin Wesley Johnson of Decherd, TN, and 36-year-old Amanda Elizabeth Hampton of Altamont.
Police searched the two hotel rooms and allegedly found 85 grams of methamphetamine, about an ounce of marijuana, diverted prescription medication, drug paraphernalia, and three loaded handguns.
Police say upon searching Johnson’s vehicle officers found four additional handguns and two rifles.
It was also discovered that Johnson was wanted out of Bedford County, TN on a probation violation and a warrant for disorderly conduct. Hampton is wanted here in Coffee County, TN for failing to appear in court on a charge of possessing schedule IV drugs.
At last report, all three individuals were being housed at the Sequatchie County Jail.
Johnson is charged with felony possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, felony possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest.
Hampton is charged with felony possession of methamphetamine for resale, possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony, and felony possession of drug paraphernalia.
Johnson and Hampton will also be facing charges of felonious possession of marijuana and Illegal possession of controlled prescription medications.
In addition to his federal charges, Bivens was charged with felonious possession of drug paraphernalia. (WTVC-TV)