Three Arrested after Knox Police Find Drugs in Car

Three people were arrested after police reportedly found them in possession of drugs.

Knox City Police officers noticed a vehicle parked at the Next Door Food Store gas pumps in Knox for an extended amount of time during the overnight hours Friday. Police approached Shaun Fugate who was cleaning the windshield and asked for his identification and the vehicle’s registration. As officers were gathering all of that information, they allegedly smelled burnt marijuana on Fugate and inside the vehicle.

Illegal narcotic paraphernalia was spotted and all subjects in the vehicle were detained. Several pieces of paraphernalia and methamphetamine were found.

Fugate was arrested on preliminary charges of Dealing Methamphetamine over three grams with Intent to Distribute, a Class A Felony; Possession of Methamphetamine over Three Grams, a Class C Felony; and D Felony charges of Possession of a Controlled Substance (three counts), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Legend Drug and Maintaining a Common Nuisance.

A passenger, Candice Moe, was arrested on preliminary charges of Possession of Methamphetamine and Visiting a Common Nuisance and another passenger, Robert Moe, was arrested on a preliminary charge of Visiting a Common Nuisance.