KPD e-Press Release: Search Warrant Executed by Vice Detectives Results in Felony Arrest

Kingsport Police Department

Press Release

Incident Information

Type of Incident Search Warrant Executed by Vice Detectives Results in Felony Arrest
Date & Time of Incident September 12, 2013

Approximately 9:00 PM

Location of Incident 1448 Miller Street

Kingsport, TN

Suspect Information

Name Jeffrey Glen Ploch
Date of Birth/Age 12/3/1969

43 Years of Age

Race/Sex White/Male
Address 1448 Miller Street

Kingsport, TN

Charges 1) Felony Possession of Schedule I (Bath Salts)

2) Felony Possession of Schedule III (Suboxone)

3) Felony Possession of Schedule IV (Xanax)

4) Felony Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana)

5) Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Pipes and Pill Crushers)

General Narrative

The execution of a search warrant has resulted in an individual being arrested for multiple felony drug violations.

On September 12, 2013 at approximately 9:00 PM, Kingsport Police Department Vice Detectives, assisted by the K.P.D. S.W.A.T. Team, executed a search warrant at the residence of Jeffrey Glen Ploch, located at 1448 Miller Street in Kingsport. This search warrant was the direct result of an ongoing drug investigation.

Subsequent to the search, multiple narcotics were located including a white powder substance believed to be Bath Salts, other drugs identified as Suboxone and Xanax, a baggie of Marijuana, and assorted pipes and pill crushers commonly associated with the use of these drugs.

Mr. Ploch was home at the time and was arrested for the following offenses:

1) Felony Possession of Schedule I (Bath Salts)

2) Felony Possession of Schedule III (Suboxone)

3) Felony Possession of Schedule IV (Xanax)

4) Felony Possession of Schedule VI (Marijuana)

5) Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (Pipes and Pill Crushers)

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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