Cannon County Deputies recently recovered a reported stolen vehicle out of Dekalb County and arrested three of the occupants with various charges. According to sheriff's reports, last week Cannon County Sheriff's Deputy Steve McMillen along with Sgt Randy Neal was dispatched to the Old Center Hill Market in connection with the stolen car being at that market. Upon arrival, the officers had to pull the vehicle over.
After talking with Mr. Brandon Byford the driver the officers ran a check on his license and the other two people that were in the car, Stephanie Fagan of Smithville and David Anderson of Florida. Mr. Byford's license returned suspended and he had four warrants out of Rutherford County. Mr Anderson was wanted for Violation of Parole out of Florida however Florida did not want to extradite him. Furthermore after conducting a weapons search on Mr. Byford, Deputy McMillen found a Xanax pill in his pocket.
A search of the vehicle produced three hyperdermic needles, one spoon and another xanax pill. Mr Byford was arrested for the theft of the vehicle and possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance. Mr. Anderson and Ms Fagan were taken into custody and transported to Dekalb County in reference to the theft of the vehicle.