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Man with multiple drug dealing complaints against him arrested after traffic stop yields Meth/cash

From the Middlesboro Police Department -

George Dixon - BCDC

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, Narcotics Detective Ryan Collins and Patrolman Jonathan Kinder conducted a traffic stop on a Dodge Ram 2500 truck for failing to use a turn signal. The operator of the truck took a longer than normal time to come to a complete stop.

Officers made contact with the driver, 53-year-old George Dixon of Middlesboro, Ky., who appeared to be extremely nervous and was having a hard time retrieving the requested documents. Over the past few months, Officers have received multiple complaints on Dixon selling illicit drugs all over Middlesboro.

With this knowledge, Officers asked for consent to search Dixon's vehicle and consent was denied. Officers then contacted K9 Handler Nick Capps and K9 Rahab for assistance. Shortly after, Capps and K9 Rahab arrived on scene and conducted an open air sweep of the vehicle.

Capps indicated that Rahab had a positive alert on the driver side door where Dixon was sitting. A search of the vehicle yielded (2) two large bags of suspected Methamphetamine concealed in a Subway wrapper. Dixon was placed under arrest and search incident to arrest yielded (2) two more large bags of suspected Methamphetamine and a large sum of money.

Dixon was lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with trafficking in controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense greater than (2) grams (Methamphetamine) and no signal.

He posted a $2,500 the next morning and was released.

*All individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty*

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