Anthony Powell indicted in Clarksville’s largest cocaine distribution racket

Anthony Powell indicted in Clarksville’s largest cocaine distribution racket

43-year-old Anthony Dewayne Powell has been indicted by a March Montgomery County Grand Jury on multiple charges stemming from 2022 drug activity. Detectives say that, along with others, he conspired to sell more than 300 grams of cocaine between July and September.

Powell reportedly delivered a bulk amount of cocaine to Floyd Johnson on July 6 on East College Street in Clarksville. He also sold a kilo of cocaine to Floyd Johnson and Stevie Lelly at Verkler Drive on July 22. He then made another sale to Johnson on August 27th on Roan Drive. On September 2, he made another sale of cocaine on Fort Campbell Blvd. He also sold and delivered cocaine to Floyd Johnson in Pleasant View on September 3rd. Powell reportedly sold another kilogram of cocaine to Floyd Johnson on September 6 in Clarksville. 

On September 13, detectives say Powell possessed a kilogram of cocaine and $5,000 in cash, along with crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, and drug paraphernalia such as digital scales and cigarillos.


Anthony Dewayne Powell of Lischey Ave in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on March 18th, charged with two counts of conspiracy to sell drugs, possession of methamphetamine, simple possession/casual exchange, and possession of unlawful drug paraphernalia. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $275,000.

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