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Knoxville Man Charged with Possession

Posted: Thursday, September 13th, 2018 at 4:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Brian Adams

A Knoxville man is facing felony charges after police reportedly found him in possession of crystal meth during a traffic stop.

Twenty-two-year-old Joshua Wood was arrested by Knoxville Police on June 9th during a traffic stop at the intersection of Marion and Roche. Police contacted the owner of the vehicle, who said Wood was not authorized to use the car — and consented to a search.

Officers reported finding a plastic grocery bag with 3 hypodermic needles, several plastic baggies and four baggies with crystal meth residue. They also report finding a small scale with meth residue.

Wood is charged with drug trafficking of methamphetamine, a class B felony, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of a drug without a tax stamp.