Rake was indicted on charges of possession of Morphine and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.He’s currently looking for a capable attorney, “I need someone who will be able to reduce the charges and fight this for me. I feel like I was basically raped by the police department and set up for failure from the beginning since this occurred.” He says he wants to go to trial before a jury and fight the entrapment of which he feels to be the victim.
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A year-and-a-half ago, several Monroe County, TN police departments set up an elaborate drug sting to take down what the police perceived to be known drug dealers in the area.
He says he got the pills from an aunt of a friend of his.
He says he was 15 when he started going to the dating site to “meet friends.” He says he’s met “more than 100 people” in and around Knoxville using the Meet Me app on his phone.“I’m not even remotely a drug dealer.These factors are similar to those you might use to determine which business to select from a local Yellow Pages directory, including proximity to where you are searching, expertise in the specific services or products you need, and comprehensive business information to help evaluate a business's suitability for you.“Preferred” listings, or those with featured website buttons, indicate YP advertisers who directly provide information about their businesses to help consumers make more informed buying decisions.As The Free Thought Project has faithfully reported, the War on Drugs catches all types in its dragnet.Often times, young men like Rake get caught up in the dragnet with bigger fish.“My dumb ass believed her,” Rake said, lamenting the whole ordeal which eventually led to his arrest.“She even said she’d pay me for whatever I found and I kept telling her I didn’t know where anything was but that I would look around,” he said indicating he wasn’t a drug dealer at all, just a guy looking to hook up with a girl he met online. “I found some morphine pills and took them to her and she met up with me and came up to my car window and asked for the pills I showed her then she tossed the money in my lap and started to walk off,” he said, not knowing the woman was an undercover police officer.“I asked, ‘I thought we were going to hang out? ”It takes a truly callous and depraved person to prey upon the loneliness of an individual in order to dupe them into finding them drugs just to bust them. Rake feels entrapped by the police actions of that fateful night. He doesn’t think it is right for the police to pretend to be a pretty girl in order to tempt teenagers into committing illegal activities.