Courtesy Roane County Sheriff's Office
Shari Williams
Kingston police bust card counterfeiters

Kingston law enforcement is working with the U.S. Secret Service to learn more about a credit card counterfeiting operation busted at an area motel last week.

Detectives say it’s the largest such operation discovered in the area in recent memory.

More than 80 credit cards, blank cards, a card-making machine and a laptop computer capable of loading information onto the cards was discovered after information developed through a traffic stop Friday morning led Kingston police to a Motel 6 on Gallaher Road later that day.