From The Middlesboro Police Department -
On Sunday, January 16, 2022, The Middlesboro Police Department executed a search warrant at 128 N 10th Street stemming from a lengthy drug investigation conducted by Narcotics Investigator Ryan Collins.
As a result, Officer Collins seized a historic amount of Methamphetamine, a large sum of money, Marijuana, THC edibles, a digital scale, distribution bags, syringes, rolling papers, two cellphones and 3 vehicles. The amount of Methamphetamine made this the largest narcotics seizure in the Middlesboro Police Department's history.
As a result of the evidence found, two individuals were arrested during this investigation and lodged in the Bell county Detention Center:
38-year-old Jimmy Lee Rodgers and 39-year-old Tamara Christy Brock both of Middlesboro, were charged with trafficking controlled substance - 1st degree greater than two grams (Methamphetamine) trafficking in Marijuana less than 8oz, and buying/possessing drug paraphernalia.
LT Hurd, SGT J. Johnson, K9 Officer Capps, Patrolman Marcum, Justice and Torstrick, assisted with execution of the search warrant.
The Middlesboro Police Department encourages everyone to report any illegal activities happening in our city by calling 606-248-3636. Any and all information given will remain confidential.
*All individuals are innocent until proven guilty*