KPD e-Press Release: Vice Detectives Interrupt Drug Deal in Progress

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident Vice Detectives Interrupt Drug Deal in Progress
Date & Time August 15, 2013

Approximately 9:00 PM

Location of Incident 120 West Stone Drive

Kingsport, TN

Suspect #1 Information

Name Paul E. Tyndall
Date of Birth/Age 6/6/1965

48 Years of Age

Race/Sex White/Male
Address 1125 Dorothy Street

Kingsport, TN

Suspect #2 Information

Name David J. Hayes
Date of Birth/Age 1/19/1985

28 Years of Age

Race/Sex White/Male
Address 232 Cold Springs Road

Blountville, TN

Weapon(s) Possessed Taurus .40 Caliber Semi-Automatic Pistol

General Narrative

Kingsport Police Department Vice Detectives arrested two individuals, one of whom was armed, after interrupting a drug deal in progress.

On August 15, 2013 at approximately 9:00 PM, K.P.D. Vice Detectives were investigating a complaint of drug activity at 120 West Stone Drive in Kingsport, when they interrupted a drug deal in progress. Two individuals, later identified as Paul E. Tyndall and David J. Hayes had pulled their vehicles alongside each other in the parking lot and were conducting a drug transaction.

During a search, Mr. Tyndall was found to be in possession of 28 grams of marijuana. Mr. Hayes was found to be in possession of 9 grams of marijuana as well as a Taurus .40 caliber semi-automatic pistol.

Paul Tyndall was charged with:

1) Possession of a Schedule VI Drug for Resale Within 1000 Feet of a City Park

David Hayes was charged with:

1) Simple Possession of a Schedule VI Drug

2) Going Armed

For additional information, please contact:

Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

423-229-9433

ThomasMPatton@KingsportTN.gov

Releasing Officer Ptl. Thomas M. Patton

K.P.D. Community Relations & Crime Prevention Unit

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