According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, investigators arrested five people from a residence near Cedar Bluff on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. Chief Investigator Josh Summerford and Investigators Brent Snead and Michael Green began an investigation approximately two weeks ago, after a home was burglarized on County Road 501. Investigators were able to recover some of the items taken in the burglary and charged James F. Kubach, 25, of Centre and June R. Mullins, 28, of Gadsden with third degree burglary.
Investigators went to a residence to serve warrants on Shannon Estes and Kubach, and during the course of that arrest, found illegal drugs. Kubach was also charged with first degree unlawful possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. William Shannon Estes, 35, of Cedar Bluff was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, and a warrant for violation of community corrections. Three additional people at the residence, Whitney L. Blevins, 28, of Dayton, Tennessee, Rachel A. Elrod, 25, of Fort Payne and Tasha L. Pearcy, 30, of Grove Oak were also charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
All five were transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center. Mullins was arrested on July 1, 2016, and is also currently in the Cherokee County Detention Center on a $10,000 bond.
James Kuback June Mullins
William Estes Tasha Pearcy
Rachel Elrod Whitney Blevins