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Suspicious vehicle call leads to arrest of Keavy man

From the Knox County KY. Sheriff's Department -

On Sunday morning January 24, 2021 at 11:18 am, Knox County Ky Deputies responded to a call of a suspicious car in the parking lot of Best Western in Barbourville.


When Deputy Sam Mullins arrived on scene the vehicle pulled out and a traffic stop was initiated at KFC.


During the stop as he was asked for identification, the driver - 43 year old Frederick Joe Grimes of Keavy, KY. - attempted to hide a clear bag of a crystal-like substance, believed to be Methamphetamine, between the driver's seat and console.


Grimes was arrested and lodged in the Knox County Detention Center charged with possession of controlled substance -1st degree (Methamphetamine).

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