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BUSTED: DRIVER ARRESTED, NARCOTICS, WEAPONS & CASH LOCATED/SEIZED DURING TRAFFIC STOP ON HIGHWAY 1232 IN KNOX COUNTY NEAR CORBIN, KENTUCKY

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Deputy Smith was assisted by Corbin Police Detective Robbie Hodge and Sgt. Jeff Hill (Credit: Knox County Sheriff's Department)

BARBOURVILLE, KY (October 14, 2022) - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, Knox County Deputy Jesse Smith conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for canceled tags on Highway 1232.

Upon contact with the driver, 39-year-old Darrell Eversole of Knox County, the deputy states he appeared to be nervous and moving around.

Eversole was asked to exit the vehicle and while doing so, laid a loaded M&P Smith & Wesson in the driver’s seat. Eversole was determined to be a convicted felon.

After consent to search the vehicle Eversole was driving was given, Deputy Smith assisted by Corbin Police Detective Robbie Hodge and Sgt. Jeff Hill located a black bag under a back seat containing:

  • A large amount of Methamphetamine
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Digital scales
  • Brass knuckles
  • Ammunition

Also found in the center console were Fentanyl pills.

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Seized contraband (Credit: Knox County Sheriff's Department)

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Darrell Eversole (39) of Knox County, KY was taken into custody,

Darrel Eversole (right) was charged with:

  • 2 counts of trafficking in controlled substance – 1st degree, 1st offense - less than 4 grams (Cocaine)
  • 2 counts of trafficking controlled substance – 1st degree, 2nd offense greater than 2 grams (Methamphetamine)
  • Trafficking in controlled substance – 1st offense (Heroin)
  • Trafficking in controlled substance – 1st offense (Carfentanil or Fentanyl Derivatives)
  • Possession of a handgun by a convicted felon
  • No insurance
  • No registration plates

This individual was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center and is being held on a $50,000 cash bond with a court date set for Tuesday, October 18, 2022 at 11:00 A.M. in District Court.

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

Photos of Officers and seized contraband are from the Knox County Sheriff's Department

 

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