A Knoxville police officer arrested two people Thursday morning after a traffic stop led the to the seizure of methamphetamine, loaded guns and heroin.
Bryan Lee Dyer, 41, of Knoxville and Tabrina Blevins, 29, of Strawberry Plains are each charged with:
· Violation of drug-free school zone – Schedule 1 (heroin)
· Violation of drug-free school zone – Schedule 2 (meth)
· Simple possession of a Schedule 2 drug (hydrocodone)
· Simple possession of Schedule 3 drug (suboxone)
· Possession of a weapon during the commission of a dangerous felony
Dyer also faces a felon in possession of a firearm charge, and multiple driving-related charges.
A Knoxville police officer conducted a traffic stop on a Chrysler Pacific on Merchants Road without a tag light and an expired tag around 2:31 a.m. Thursday.
Dyer, who was driving the Chrysler, gave the officer a false name due to outstanding warrants from Sevier County.
KPD said the officer observed evidence of drug use in plain view. Authorities then detained Dyer and Blevins, who was a passenger in the Chrysler.
Officers found more than 28 grams of meth, .88 grams of marijuana, several pills, a spoon containing white powder, drug paraphernalia and what appears to be 1.21 grams of heroin.
Authorities also discovered a loaded 9-millimeter handgun, 12-gauge shot gun rounds, several .38-caliber rounds and a stun gun.
Investigators also found $1,254 in the Chrysler.
Authorities are holding Dyer on $101,000 bond and Blevins on $40,250.
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