Four arrested after narcotics investigation in Bell County

Published: May. 16, 2019 at 10:10 PM EDT
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Thursday, members of Appalachia Narcotics Investigations executed search and arrest warrants in the Walls End area of Pineville.

Officials say after several months of investigation, 25-year-old Timothy Marroquin of Middlesboro and 24-year-old Lindsey Saylor of Pineville were arrested on several counts of trafficking of a controlled substance, conspiracy to traffic a controlled substance and engaging in organized crime.

About 12 ounces of suspected crystal meth, which has a street value of $33,000, was found at the home during the search.

Officials also found more than $3,400 in cash, marijuana, prescription pills, a pistol, ammunition, and a bulletproof vest. A 2005 Infiniti was also seized.

While executing the search warrant, officials say they encountered Aaron Skidmore and Michelle Violette of Tennessee. Skidmore was found in possession of crystal meth and charged with possession of a controlled substance. Violette was arrested on outstanding warrants.

This case is ongoing and officials say more arrests will be made.

Violette is not pictured above.

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