Middle aged men accused of using meth with 17-year-old girl

Jeff Bobo • Feb 8, 2016 at 6:15 PM

ROGERSVILLE — Hawkins County deputies responding to a disturbance complaint Saturday arrested four people including a 17-year-old girl accused of using meth with two middle aged men who she was driving around.

Shortly before 3:30 p.m. HCSO Cpl. Jeremy Nash and deputies Eric Pease and Anthony Crosby responded to a complaint of a “disturbance and possible drug activity” at residence on Peavler Road just south of Rogersville in the Henardtown community.

Nash stated that upon his arrival he observed a gold Honda parked at the residence occupied by two adult males and what turned out to be a 17-year-old female in the driver’s seat.

It was determined that the disturbance was between a guest at the residence, Ronema Delight Widner, 56, 129 Corbin Heights, Rogersville, and two other women.

One witness reportedly said the argument was about drugs and another stated it was about money.

During the investigation it was revealed that the occupants of the Honda had come to the residence to assist Widner during her dispute.

The male passengers in the Honda were identified as Ronnie Edward Frost, 38, 814 Brummitt Street, Rogersville; and Charles Allen Reynolds, 45, 620 Watterson Street, Rogersville.

Nash stated in his report that he observed a loaded syringe in plain view in the floorboard of the vehicle.

“They were all using the narcotics together,” Nash told the Times-News Monday. “According to them, they’re all users, they had purchased narcotics previously during the day. Ms. Widner was in an argument with two other ladies at the residence, and these three people showed up at the residence to aid Ms. Widner.”

Upon searching the vehicle Nash allegedly found a cigarette box containing a plastic baggie, and inside that baggy was a crystal substance believed to be meth.

Frost and Reynolds were each charged with possession of meth, possession of drug paraphernalia, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

The girl was cited into Juvenile Court for meth possession and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Widner was initially charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor, but it was later revealed at the jail that she had hidden a pill bottle in a body cavity. That pill bottle contained six oxycodone and three opana pills, which Widner allegedly admitted to swallowing at the jail.

She was taken to the Hawkins County Memorial Hospital for treatment, and the pills were retrieved.

Widner was additionally charged with possession of Schedule II narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with evidence.

All three adults were being held in the Hawkins County Jail without bond pending arraignment.