Three Arrested at Traffic Stop in Barbourville

Barbourville, Ky. - On Sunday. March 30, 2019 at approximately 5:40 am Knox County Deputy Bobby Jones observed a vehicle swerving across the centerline while traveling south on US-25E in Barbourville.

After conducting a traffic stop, Deputy Jones arrested the driver and two passengers after finding several small plastic bags of suspected methamphetamine, Oxycontin, Suboxone strips, small amount of marijuana, a syringe, set of scales and a loaded handgun inside the vehicle.

Arrested was:

The driver, Thomas E Brunner age 49 of Heidrick, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Trafficking in Legend Drug and Carless Driving.

Passenger Glenn Lee Crawford age 37 of Hinkle, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Carrying Concealed Weapon, Trafficking in Legend Drug.

Passenger James Robert Smith age 27 of Frakes, KY was charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine), Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree, Trafficking in Marijuana-less than 8 ounces, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Possession of Firearm by a Convicted Felon, Trafficking in Legend Drug. James Smith was also wanted on a Knox County Bench Warrant for a Drug Court Violation.

Thomas Brunner, Glenn Lee Crawford and James Smith were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

Photos of the accused courtesy of the Knox County Detention Center.

KNOX COUNTY SHERRIFF'S DEPARTMENT OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE (Tuesday, April 2, 2019)


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