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Two Knox County men and a Bell County man arrested for drugs

From The Knox County Sheriff's Department -

On Sunday. March 30, 2019 at approximately 5:40 am Knox County Deputy Bobby Jones observed a vehicle swerving across the centerline while traveling south on US-25E in Barbourville.


After conducting a traffic stop, Deputy Jones arrested the driver and two passengers after finding several small plastic bags of suspected methamphetamine, Oxycontin, Suboxone strips, small amount of marijuana, a syringe, set of scales and a loaded handgun inside the vehicle.


Thomas E. Brunner - KCDC

The driver, Thomas E Brunner age 49 of Heidrick, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Trafficking in Legend Drug and Carless Driving.







Glenn Lee Crawford - KCDC

Passenger Glenn Lee Crawford age 37 of Hinkle, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Trafficking in Legend Drug.




James Robert Smith - HCDC

Passenger James Robert Smith age 27 of Frakes, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Trafficking in Legend Drug. James Smith was also wanted on a Knox County Bench Warrant for a Drug Court Violation.


Thomas Brunner and James Smith were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. Glenn Crawford is now housed in the Leslie County Detention Center.

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