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An undercover operation nets three arrests in Williamson County

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An undercover operation in Williamson County resulted in three arrests on drug-related charges.

In the early morning hours of January 4, Williamson County Sheriff's Office Deputies observed what appeared to be an illegal drug transaction between the occupants of two vehicles at an area truck stop.

The vehicles were stopped on Interstate 57.

The driver of one vehicle was identified as Tiffiany Rivera. The passenger was identified as Jui Barnes.

A Williamson County Sheriff’s Office K9 provided a positive alert to the odor of narcotics. Officers found Methamphetamine in the floorboard.

The driver of the second vehicle was identified as Diego D. Nevith, who had an outstanding arrest warrant for Meth possession.

Officers found a hypodermic syringe containing Meth.

A probable cause search of Nevith's vehicle located and a red bag that contained the Meth he purchased in the parking lot of the truck stop from Rivera and Barnes.

All three were arrested on various drug-related charges.

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