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Pineville woman arrested for selling drugs in Barbourville during a controlled buy

From The Mountain Advocate -

Rebecca Partin - KCDC

The offender, identified as 36 year old Rebecca Partin of Pineville, allegedly sold Methamphetamine to a Barbourville Police Officer at the Creek Mart before being pulled over by Kentucky State Police.


Officers Karl Middleton and Adam Townsley conducted the controlled buy operation at around 8 p.m. on Sunday night . After Partin departed, she was quickly stopped while doing 71 miles per hour on US 25 E.


Kentucky State Police Trooper Sydney Wagner pulled Partin over and quickly found that her license was suspended and it was noted as having visible IV marks on her arms and exhibited signs of intoxication. She was unable to pass field sobriety tests and she admitted to using meth and marijuana in the days before. She also produced a syringe from her bra, stating she “found that earlier.”

Partin appeared Monday September 21st before the Knox District Court, and was set for a preliminary hearing on October 6 and is being held on a $10,000 bond. In addition to a first trafficking charge she is also charged with speeding, driving on a suspended license, failure to maintain insurance, failure to produce an insurance card, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving under the influence.

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