Former Crockett Co. deputy indicted on drug, firearm counts
CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. — A former deputy appeared Tuesday afternoon in federal court on drug and firearm counts.
Calvin Fields was in court Tuesday afternoon in Jackson for an initial appearance hearing on counts including cocaine distribution and carrying a firearm in relation to a drug trafficking crime, according to the indictment documents.
Sheriff Troy Klyce confirmed Tuesday morning that Fields has been fired from the department.
Sheriff Klyce posted on the department’s Facebook page Monday that Fields would face charges. The sheriff did not say what he is accused of doing or where it allegedly happened, only saying it is “of great concern.”
The sheriff said he requested the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Violent Crime and Drug Task Force to assist.
Fields is set to appear at 11 a.m. Thursday for a bond hearing. He will be held in Obion County until the hearing.