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Middlesboro man out on bond back in custody after search warrant finds more drugs in his possession

From The Middlesboro Police Department -

On Friday, April 1st 2022, the Middlesboro Task Force executed a search warrant in reference to drug trafficking at a residence in the Meldrum Community of Middlesboro, Ky.


Over the course of this investigation, led by Drug Detective Ryan Collins, officers were able to purchase a large quantity of suspected methamphetamine from an individual identified as George Dixon.


During the course of the investigation and the execution of the search warrant, officers

were able to seize approximately 9.5 ounces of methamphetamine, prescription pills, a

large sum of money, digital scales, distributions bags and drug paraphernalia. It is

believed that Dixon was supplying large amounts of methamphetamine to the City of

Middlesboro and surrounding areas.


Dixon had been out on bond stemming from another trafficking methamphetamine

case which occurred on March 10th. Dixon was in possession of over 3 ounces of

Methamphetamine and a large sum of money. He paid a $2500.00 cash bond the next day.


Dixon was once again lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charges with 3 counts of trafficking in control substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (over 10 dosage units - Opiates), trafficking in controlled substance - 1st offense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl derivatives), 2 counts of trafficking in controlled substances - 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, and violation of an order.


Assisting with this investigation was KSP Trooper Mills, Lt Burchett, Patrolman Kinder,

Patrolman Perry and Patrolman Partin.

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