KPD e-Press Release: K.P.D. Arrests Two Known Felons on Outstanding Warrants and Additional Drug Charges

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident K.P.D. Arrests Two Known Felons on Outstanding Warrants and Additional Drug Charges
Date & Time January 9, 2014

Approximately 2:00 PM

Location of Incident Model City Apartments

1000 Stonegate Road

Kingsport, TN

Suspect #1 Information

Name Jeffrey Lawrence Brousseau
Age 24 Years of Age
Race/Sex White/Male
Address Model City Apartments

1000 Stonegate Road, Apartment # F-9

Kingsport, TN

Charge(s) 1) Fugitive From Justice (Wanted out of South Carolina for Violation of Parole—Original Charge: Armed Robbery)

2) Felony Possession of a Schedule VI Drug for Resale (Over 2½ Ounces of Marijuana)

3) Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Digital Scales, Pill Crushers, Pipes, Blunts, Baggies, etc.)

Suspect #2 Information

Name William Joseph Cantey
Age 21 Years of Age
Race/Sex White/Male
Address Model City Apartments

1000 Stonegate Road, Apartment # F-9

Kingsport, TN

Charge(s) 1) Fugitive From Justice (Wanted out of South Carolina for Violation of Parole—Original Charge: Burglary)

General Narrative

K.P.D. has arrested two known felons at a local apartment complex on outstanding warrants and some additional felony drug charges.

On January 9, 2014, at approximately 2:00 PM, the Kingsport Police Directed Patrol Unit responded to Model City Apartments, located at 1000 Stonegate Road in Kingsport, in an attempt to locate two individuals, Jeffrey Lawrence Brousseau and William Joseph Cantey, who were wanted on outstanding warrants out of South Carolina.

Both of these individuals were wanted for Violation of Parole, with Mr. Brousseau’s original charge being Armed Robbery and Mr. Cantey’s original charge being Burglary.

While searching the area, the officers were able to locate both suspects in the back seat of a silver Ford Escort. Mr. Brousseau was found to be in possession of over 2 ½ ounces of Marijuana and some drug paraphernalia including a digital scale and a pill crusher. He was also in possession of $103 in cash believed to be proceeds from narcotics transactions and a cell phone believed to be utilized to facilitate these transactions.

A subsequent search of an associated Model City Apartment unit netted a multitude of additional paraphernalia including various drug pipes, blunt wrappers, baggies, and a safe containing various other drug paraphernalia. Mr. Brousseau claimed all of the contraband belonged to him.

Mr. Brousseau was charged with:

1) Fugitive From Justice (Wanted out of South Carolina for Violation of Parole—Original Charge: Armed Robbery)

2) Felony Possession of a Schedule VI Drug for Resale (Over 2½ Ounces of Marijuana)

3) Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Digital Scales, Pill Crushers, Pipes, Blunts, Baggies, etc.)

Mr. Cantey was charged with:

1) Fugitive From Justice (Wanted out of South Carolina for Violation of Parole—Original Charge: Burglary)

Both suspects were transported to the Kingsport City Jail to await extradition back to South Carolina.

For additional information, please contact:

P.I.O. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

Releasing Officer P.I.O. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

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