BPD bags two Hoosiers

April 11, 2015
Photo by Bobbie Poynter Barbourville Police Patrolman Jack Knuckles field-tests a syringe with brown liquid in it confiscated during an arrest Sunday. The liquid tested positive for heroin. Also confiscated were 10 morphine tablets and a bag of marijuana.

Photo by Bobbie Poynter
Barbourville Police Patrolman Jack Knuckles field-tests a syringe with brown liquid in it confiscated during an arrest Sunday. The liquid tested positive for heroin. Also confiscated were 10 morphine tablets and a bag of marijuana.

By Bobbie Poynter


Editor

Experience counts.

So, when Barbourville Police Detective Steve Owens spotted what looked like a person high on drugs in the Dairy Queen parking lot around 4:30 p.m. Sunday, he called it in.

Shortly thereafter, the suspicious person returned to his car, and Detective Owens was joined by Patrolmen Pat Clouse and Jake Knuckles. Patrolman Knuckles walked up to the man’s car and saw him holding what looked like a bag of marijuana.

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