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Two with outstanding warrants arrested and charged additionally for trafficking

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On Wednesday November 13, 2019 Middlesboro Officer Chris Barnes acted on a tip to apprehend a wanted man. Barnes states in the citation that after receiving the anonymous tip he, along with Officers Joel Quillen, Sgt. Josh Harris, and Lt. Joe Holder, traveled to a residence on Cirencester Avenue to apprehend 20 year old Dillion Overton wanted on seven outstanding warrants.

Upon arrival, Officer's Barnes and Quillen went to the back basement door of the home while Sgt. Harris and Lt. Holder went to the front. At the back door, officers heard two male individuals inside the home start talking. One of the voices was recognized from past experiences by Barnes to be Overton.

Barnes and Quillen entered the residence to find Dillion Overton and 18 year old Darrell Estepp standing in a bedroom next to the back door. After arresting Overton a strong odor of Marijuana could be smelled coming from the bedroom. A white backpack was laying on the bed and upon the search yielded (4) four large bags of Marijuana weighing 12.5 oz. Also located with a small baggie containing a crystal-like substance believed to be Methamphetamine. A further search reveled (3) three Buprenorphine pills and (2) two glass pipes. Estepp was found to have an outstanding warrant.

Both men were lodged in the Bell County Detention Center charged with trafficking Marijuana 8 oz to 5lbs 1st offense. possession of controlled substance - 1st degree, 1st offense (Methamphetamine), buying/possessing drug paraphernalia, possession of drug paraphernalia - 3rd degree (drug unspecified).

Overton was also served the seven outstanding warrants, one of which holds him without bond and Estepp was served one, he is being held on a $5,000 cash bond.

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