Audit: Problems Abound in Drug Task Force

An annual audit of drug task force offices by the state comptroller’s office finds that problems abound at the Third Judicial District’s Drug Task Force. The report paints a picture of an office filled with unopened, unpaid telephone bills and overflowing evidence lockers, vehicle seizures that were not recorded, overdrawn bank accounts, and seized cash that was not deposited. The Hawkins County sheriff has responded by reassigning the director to another position. Learn more from WPLN