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Drug arrest in Knox County after call of a woman being abused.

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Jackie Smith - KCDC

On Friday, December 11, 2020 Knox County Sheriff’s Deputies received a complaint of a female being abused in a white van while traveling on Tru Haft BLVD south of Barbourville. Deputies observed the white van pull into the Barbourville Shell Station.

When deputies approached the van, the driver threw something out of the window of the van. When deputies checked the object thrown, they found suspected Methamphetamine. When deputies attempted to arrest the driver, Jackie Smith age 42 of Mooresville, NC, he became combative and had to be restrained.

Jackie Smith was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Tampering with Physical Evidence, Assault-4 th Degree-Dating Violence, Resisting Arrest and Driving on DUI Suspended Operators License.

He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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