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Knox Ky Sheriff's Department arrests 2 for Methamphetamine trafficking

From the Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Sheriff Mike Smith and deputies responded to a residence on Mary Payne Lane in Boone Heights early Wednesday afternoon October 20th in an effort to arrest 25-year-old Tyler Bright of Barbourville who was being sought on a Controlled Substance Trafficking indictment warrant.


Sheriff Smith and deputies arrived at the location to find the residence occupied by only a female, 25-year-old Kibra Bright also of Barbourville.

Tyler was found a short time later attempting to hide in a structure located on the property.

The search for Bright, and a subsequent search with a Laurel County K9 produced a large amount of suspected methamphetamine with a street value of over $14,000 as well as a large amount of cash.


Both Tyler and Kibra Bright were arrested at the location and lodged in the Knox County Jail charged with trafficking in a controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (greater than 2 grams - Methamphetamine)


Tyler Bright was also served an indictment warrant for trafficking in controlled substance, conspiracy to trafficking in controlled substance, and persistent felony offender - 2nd degree.


Deputies involved on scene:

Sheriff Mike Smith

Sargent Carl Frith

Deputy Sam Mullins (Arresting Officer)

Deputy Mike Broughton

Deputy Pat Clouse

Deputy C. Bolton

Deputy Steve Owens

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