Knox County Sheriff: 25 pounds of drugs seized from home with 3 children

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Two people are facing charges after more than 25 pounds of drugs, including nine pounds of heroin and fentanyl, were seized from a home where three children were present on Wednesday according to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.

The drugs were found during a search of a home on the 2900 block of Boyds Bridge Pike by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit and Knox County SWAT as a part of the 313 Initiative. KCSO says the target of the search was Richard Lavell Adams, 33, of Detroit, Michigan, and his wife, Lauren Michelle Adams, 31, who were taken into custody at the scene.

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