Eight people arrested in Knox County drug bust

Eight people arrested on drug charges during a bust in a home in Corbin 7-24-19

CORBIN, Ky. (WTVQ) – A call about suspected illegal drug activity at a home in Corbin led to the arrest of eight people, according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

The arrests came Wednesday on Meadow Lark Circle, according to deputies.

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Investigators say five of the eight people arrested are convicted felons.  They say half the people arrested were charged with Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon.

Deputies say they found suspected methamphetamine, pipes, syringes, digital scales and a loaded gun in the home.

All eight suspects face drug charges, according to investigators.

They were all taken to the Knox County Detention Center.