Hawkins County constable nabbed on drug charges

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A joint investigation with the Drug Investigation Division of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and the 3rd District Attorney General’s Office has resulted in the indictment and arrest of a Hawkins County constable.

Hawkins County Constable William Creasy was reportedly in possession of controlled substances he had taken from people during traffic stops and was using the drugs to train K-9 drug detection dogs without proper documentation, according to TBI.

On June 1, a Hawkins County Grand Jury returned indictments charging Creasy, 67, with one count each of casual exchange, official misconduct, simple possession, and possession of a controlled substance without a license. He was booked at the Hawkins County Jail on a $3,000 bond.