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Burglary call results in drug charges for Tennessee man

From The Bell County KY Sheriff's Department -

Joshua Shane Berry - BCDC

On Saturday morning, June 3, 2023 at 9:46 am Bell County Deputy Jody Risner was dispatched to a Turner Smith Lane residence in reference to a burglary.

The caller stated to Bell Dispatch that no one was supposed to be in the residence, but believed someone was actually inside the home.

Upon arrival, the caller stated he was the property owner and granted Deputy Risner access to the residence finding 35-year-old Joshua Shane Berry of Bean Station, Tennessee in a bedroom.

Berry was found in possession of an unmarked pill bottle containing two clear bags of a crystal-like substance believed to be Methamphetamine, ten white pills believed to be Suboxone, and $4,410.00 in cash.

Joshua Berry was arrested and lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - 1st offense (Methamphetamine) and trafficking in controlled substance - 2nd or greater offense (Suboxone).

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