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Barbourville Police arrest two accused drug dealers

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - Barbourville Police arrested two people accused of being a large supplier of drugs in Knox County.

Police say Jack Davis, 54, and Michelle Stapleton, 45, both of Artemus, were running an alleged "drug house."

Barbourville Police say an undercover investigation led to a search warrant on Thursday.

Police say they found a large quantity of Oxycodone, marijuana, and Xanax at the home along with cash.

"Indications we have from our investigations as well as some information investigations conducted by other agencies, it was a fairly large supply of drugs in the Knox County area," said Det. Steve Owens.

Davis and Stapleton are both charged with drug trafficking.

Police say more charges are pending and other arrests are possible.


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