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6 charged in meth bust near Donelson Christian Academy

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Six people were arrested Tuesday in connection with a methamphetamine bust near Donelson Christian Academy.

The raid occurred at a home in the 240 block of Downeymeade Drive.

A police investigation revealed that meth had been cooked inside the home on Monday night.  

Detectives found various components needed to manufacture meth, including a coffee grinder covered in white residue, Coleman fuel and empty pseudoephedrine packets. 

A pistol was also discovered inside a lamp stand.

The primary resident of the home, Joel Koenig, 38, is being charged with possession of a gun in the commission of a dangerous felony, unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon (prior drug conviction), marijuana possession and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

The five others being charged with meth manufacturing and possession of drug paraphernalia, are identified as:

  • Lisa Michelle Koenig (Joel Koenig's wife), 44
  • Lisa Jones, 43
  • James R. Lawrence III, 21
  • Matthew Samuel, 29
  • Elliot Douglas Smith, 57

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