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Domestic call in Hulen Ky. leads to several charges for Wallins man

From the Bell County Sheriff's Department -

Virgil Craig - BCDC

On Monday, February 3, 2020 at approximately 6:00pm Bell County Deputy Frank Foster was dispatched in reference to a call of a domestic disturbance involving a firearm on Blackmont Road in Hulen, Ky.


Upon arrival, Deputy Foster’s investigation revealed parties had separated and vacated the premises. After speaking with the caller the investigation revealed that one of the individuals involved, 36 year old Virgil R. Craig of Wallins, was living next door to the residence. Through Bell Dispatch, Craig was found to have seven outstanding warrants.


Deputy Foster was joined by Deputies Edward Dray and K-9 Officer Adam Southern at the address. While Deputy Dray went to knock on the front door, deputies Foster and Southern went to the back of the home to secure it. A window was open and Craig was seen looking outside and identified himself. He was then seen sticking his hand under a pillow he had been laying on.


Deputy Dray then made contact with Craig by the homeowner letting him in the front door. Both Deputies Foster and Southern entered the residence placing him under arrest for the outstanding warrants.


A search incident to arrest revealed a glass bulb with residue and Virgil Craig was then lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with possession of controlled substance -1st degree (Methamphetamine) and buying or possessing drug paraphernalia. He was also served the outstanding warrants.

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