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Drug arrest in Knox County

Date of News Release: 08/11/2014

(Dewitt, Ky.) - On August 11, 2014 at 6:30 p.m. Kentucky State Police, Post 10 Criminal Interdiction Team conducted a search warrant at the residence of Charles R. Smith, age 66 , from Blackberry Drive located in the Moores Creek Community of Knox County. KSP Troopers located 31 Suboxone strips, 1 and ½ grams of Marijuana, 7 and 1/2 Xanax's, 378 other prescription medications, three firearms, and approximately $803.00 during the search.

Mr. Smith was arrested and lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. Mr. Smith was charged with the Following:

  1. Trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 1st offense
  2. Trafficking in controlled substance 3rd degree 1st offense
  3. Possession of Marijuana
  4. Drug Paraphernalia
  5. Illegal possession of legend drug

Two other individuals were arrested at the residence and charged with drug charges also. The case is still under investigation by Trp. Jason Partin.