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Knox County Sheriff - Operation Winter Frost Update

From the Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Phillip S. Carnes - KCDC previous arrest

In a continuation of raids conducted by the Knox County Sheriff Department, 59 Year old Phillip S. Carnes of Flat Lick, KY was arrested on charges of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance - 1st Degree Methamphetamine.

While the Knox County Sheriff Department, with assistance from Barbourville Police, DEA and UNITE conducted multiple searches and executed nearly 20 arrest warrants December 11th, Carnes fled Kentucky to Tennessee in an effort to avoid arrest.

Early Tuesday, December 15, 2020 Carnes was arrested and lodged in the Knox County Jail after turning himself in. Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith and deputies will continue their efforts to locate, arrest and seek prosecution of drug traffickers in our communities.

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