Drugs, Guns, Money Seized As Four Arrested in Bell County
BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Investigators seized drugs, guns, and money as they arrested four people Thursday in Bell County.
Officers with Appalachia Narcotics Investigations say they arrested 25-year-old Timothy Marroquin of Middlesboro, 24-year-old Lindsey Saylor of Pineville, 26-year-old Aaron Skidmore of Ingram, and Michelle Violette of Tennessee. Marroquin, Saylor, and Skidmore face drug charges. Violette was arrested on outstanding warrants.
The arrests came as investigators searched a home in the Walls End area of Pineville. They say they found 12 ounces of crystal meth worth $33,000, plus marijuana, pills, a pistol, ammunition, and a bullet-proof vest. They also seized a 2005 Infiniti and more than three-thousand dollars in cash.
Officers say this investigation took months, and was a response to public complaints about drug activity in the area.