Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident Narcotics/Search Warrant
Date & Time June 27, 2013/10:45PM
Location of Incident 1320 Oak St Apt 3, Kingsport TN

Suspect Information (ID if arrested or describe if not arrested)

Name Paul Carrier
Date of Birth/Age 4/3/60-53yo
Race/Sex White/Male
Address 1320 Oak St, Apt 3, Kingsport
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Vehicle Information
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General Narrative(Insert in box below)

On June 27, 2013 Detectives with the Kingsport Vice unit served a search warrant at 1320 Oak St, Apt 3 Kingsport. This warrant was part of an ongoing investigation that consisted of the resident of the apartment, Paul Carrier whom was selling his prescription pills that he had obtained through Tenn Care benefits. On a prior date before the warrant was served Carrier had sold Oxycodone to an undercover police officer. As a result of the search of the residence detectives located Schedule Ii and IV narcotics.

Paul Carrier was arrested and charged with the following offenses: Sale/Delivery of Schedule II within 1000ft of a School, Maintaining a Dwelling were Narcotics are Sold/Used/Stored, Simple Possession of Schedule II and IV Narcotics and Tenn Care Fraud.

Carrier was arraigned in General Sessions Court in Kingsport on June 28, and was given at $20,000 bond.

Releasing Officer Det Nathan Elliott
Supervisor Sgt Gerald Hurd

Detective Nathan Elliott/123/Vice Unit

Kingsport Police Dept

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Kingsport TN 37660

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