'King Pin Granny' arrested in major drug deal bust, officers say
WZTV/Decatur County Sheriff's Office
Betty Jean Jordan

By Kaylin Jorge, WZTV

PARSONS, Tenn. -- (WZTV) -- A woman nicknamed "King Pin Granny" by law enforcement has been arrested in a large drug deal bust in Decatur County.

Betty Jean Jordan, 75, is facing a slew of charges after a lengthy investigation into the illegal sale of prescription drugs.

The Decatur County Sheriff's Office said Jordan was arrested after officers executed a search warrant at her Parsons, Tenn. home. As a result of the search, investigators said they confiscated more than 1,000 prescription pills, including Morphine, Oxycodone and Xanex. Investigators also seized more than $12,000 in cash and assets.

Jordan was charged with three counts of drug manufacturing/delivery/sale/possession of schedule II, two counts of possession of a legend drug with intent, possession of a legend drug and evading arrest.

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