Sheriff: Gunfire reports lead to drug bust in Knox County

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Published: Feb. 7, 2022 at 9:42 PM EST
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BARBOURVILLE, Ky. (WYMT) - Deputies in Knox County were called to reports of gunfire at a home on Maggie Cain Road in Barbourville early Monday morning.

When they arrived, deputies could not find anyone inside but did find 35-year-old Donnie Ray Scott hiding behind the home. Upon searching Scott, deputies found a bag containing suspected meth.

During a neighborhood canvass and a check at the Barbourville ARH, neither a victim nor any other suspects were located.

Scott was charged with public intoxication and possession and taken to the Knox County Detention Center

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