Trooper Jody Sims
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 13, Hazard
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Pinetop Man Arrested on Drug Charges
Date of News Release: 08/07/2012
(Hazard, KY) -- Appalachia HIDTA, DESI East, Kentucky State Police Post 13 Hazard and the Knott County Sheriff's Department conducted a search warrant at Walnut Hollow in the Pinetop Community of Knott County. Arrested at the scene was Yeart Pratt Jr. (aka Pee Wee) of Pinetop. Mr. Pratt was charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance, Illegal Possession of Legend Drug and Prescription Drugs not in Proper Container. Also seized at the residence was one handgun and US currency. Detectives with Appalachia HIDTA are continuing the investigation.