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August 6, 2007

Five arrested in Knox Co. drug bust

Times-Tribune Staff Report

Five people were arrested in Knox County on drug charges Friday following a sting operation with the help of a confidential informant.

According to a Knox County Sheriff Department press release, Roger L. Scott, 50, of Hazel Fork Road in Gray, was charged with two counts of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of prescription drugs not in original container; Axie H. Scott, 50, of Hazel Fork Road in Gray, was charged with two counts of second-degree conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance and possession of prescription drugs not in original container; Diana L. Roberts, 41, of Bluff, Tenn., was charged with second-degree conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of prescription drugs not in original container; Dorsie B. Beller, 64, of Catlettsburg, was charged with trafficking a controlled substance within 1,000 yards of a school and third-degree trafficking in a controlled substance; and Elmer Paul Hart, 48, of Old Barbourville Road in Corbin, was charged with illegal sale of alcohol in a dry territory, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance and possession of prescription drugs not in original container.

Officers said they confiscated an undisclosed amount of cash and narcotic pills after working on two search warrants Ð one at the Scott residence on Hazel Fork Road in Gray and on the Eva Hendrickson residence off old US 25E in the old Lynn Camp High School area.

The efforts of Sheriff John D. Pickard, deputies Derek Eubanks, George Steward and special deputy Harold Mays made the arrests possible.

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