Drug Arrest & Seizure by Deputies in Kentucky Responding to call of a "Suspicious Car" in Parking Lot of a Best Western Motel

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BARBOURVILLE, KY (January 24, 2021) - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that: On Sunday morning January 24, 2021 at 11:18 AM, Knox County Kentucky 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.

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

Grimes was arrested and lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Frederick Joe Grimes was charged with:

  • Possession of Controlled substance -1st degree (Methamphetamine)

Photo of the Accused is courtesy of the Knox County Detention Center.


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