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Knox County traffic stop results in drug charges for Louisville man

From The Knox County Ky. Sheriff's Department -

On April 2, 2021 Knox County Deputies Scotty Wilson and Sam Mullins conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle traveling on US 25E north of Barbourville.

The driver of the vehicle, Phillip D Smith age 34 of Louisville, KY. was arrested and charged with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, License to be in Possession and Failure to Produce Insurance Card.

During the arrest approximately one ounce of suspected methamphetamine, a plastic bag containing suspected marijuana and over $950.00 in cash were located in his possession. Phillip Smith was then charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance -1st Degree and Trafficking in Marijuana-under 8 ounces.

Phillip Smith was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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