Knox County Sheriff's Deputies arrested accused drug dealers


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KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WYMT) - The Knox County Sheriff's Department arrested several suspected drug dealers during a round-up on Friday.

Early Friday morning, Knox County Sheriff's Deputies served a search warrant at a home on Hubbard Branch. Deputies also arrested the man and woman at the home.

They man and woman arrested told us, "no comment."

At another home in Fourmile, deputies say it had something they have not seen before. Deputies say the home had a stove pipe window where people could pick up what they wanted and submit payment.

"I hadn't really seen it before. They told me about it. Kind of unusual. That's the first time we've ever run across something like that," said Sheriff John Pickard.

They arrested the woman at the home who also did not want to talk with us.

At a home in Artemus, deputies say the man who lives there tried to drive away, but they caught him. Deputies say they found pills and cash in his truck.

Deputies say those arrested during the round-up sold an undercover officer pills and say some are repeat offenders they wanted in jail.

"I think it will help a lot. Every time you get one, it's that much and we're working on several more and we will get them," said Sheriff Pickard.

They are already working on the next undercover cases and planning more arrests soon.

Names and information of those arrested from the Knox County Sheriff's Department:

Brian C. Hamilton age 37, Gravy Branch, Trosper, was arrested on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree 2nd offense, additionally charged with trafficking in controlled substances 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree 2nd offense.

Clarence D. Valentine age 70, Gorman Ln. Heidrick, was arrested on a warrant for two counts of trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree 2nd offence, additionally charged with trafficking in controlled substance 1st degree 2nd offense and convicted felon in possession of handgun.

Glenna Sue Mills age 48, Hubbard Branch Rd. Scalf, was arrested on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 2nd offense, additionally charged with another count of trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 2nd offense.

Harold Mills age 61, Hubbard Branch Rd. Scalf, was arrested on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 2nd offense.

Angela M Jordan age 43, Blackberry Ln. Fourmile, was arrested on a warrant for two counts of trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 1st offence and one count of trafficking in controlled substance 3rd degree 1st offense.

Charles R Smith age 66, Blackberry Ln. Fourmile, was arrested on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 1st offense and trafficking in marijuana less than 8oz.

John C Bingham age 22, Roaring Fork Rd. Walker, was arrested on a warrant for trafficking in controlled substance 2nd degree 1st offense.


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