Shots-fired call leads to chase, drug arrests

KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ) – Four people were arrested on drug and other charges

Markel Mills

Lawrence Davis

Tuesday after Knox County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a shots-fired call.

According to Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, when deputies arrived at the residence on Turkey Creek Road, they discovered 54-year-old Markel Mills, of Flat Lick, sitting in a vehicle attempting to conceal drug paraphernalia beside the seat.

The investigation lead to the discovery that responding units had arrived during the course

Walter Honeycutt

Jessica Baker

of attempted drug transactions, the sheriff said.

While detaining the people at the location, Lawrence Davis attempted to flee deputies, according to the sheriff.
Those arrested and the charges included:
— Markel Mills, 54, Flat Lick, KY
– Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree(Meth.)
– Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree
– Tampering With Physical Evidence
– Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
— William Michael Honeycutt, 53, Flat Lick, KY
– Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth.)
— Jessica A. Baker, 42, Barbourville, KY
– Served Warrant, NCIC Wanted Person, Boone County
TBUT Over $500
– Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth.)
— Lawrence Davis, 31, Barbourville, KY
– Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Meth.)
– Fleeing/Evading 1st Degree (On foot)
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