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Two Men Enter Not Guilty Pleas for Separate Drug Arrests in Knoxville

Two men facing drug charges in separate instances in Knoxville have entered not guilty pleas.

Robert Alan Estes of Des Moines entered a written plea of not guilty and has not waived his right to a speedy trial. Estes faces several charges including manufacturing of a schedule II controlled substance – methamphetamine and possession of meth and marijuana after being arrested during a traffic stop south of Knoxville on February 11th. A trial has been set for May 3rd in the Marion County Courthouse with a pre-trial conference scheduled for March 25th.

In addition, Gary Lee Galvin Jr. of Knoxville submitted a written plea of not guilty this week and has waived his speedy trial. Galvin was arrested on February 16th when officers searched his home and found more than a pound and a half of marijuana. He faces several charges including possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and maintaining a drug house.

Brandon Lee Galvin, who was also arrested as a result of the search warrant has an arraignment scheduled for March 11th.