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Knox County Man Tries to Evade Drug Arrest by Hiding in Secret Compartment: Police

Kevin Walker - Knox County Jail

After being found hiding inside a hidden compartment in a closet, the man was arrested on a long list of drug-related charges, according to state police.

Posted: Jun 11, 2021 8:31 AM
Updated: Jun 11, 2021 8:41 AM

A Knox County man was arrested on multiple drug charges on Thursday night after the Indiana State Police says he was found hiding in a secret compartment in a closet.

ISP, along with the Knox County Sheriff's Office, went to a home on West 6th Street in Bicknell, Indiana, on Thursday night to serve arrest warrants on 26-year-old Kevin Walker.

When officers arrived at the home, ISP says they smelled burnt marijuana and saw drugs and paraphernalia in plain sight while searching for Walker.

ISP says officers found Walker inside a closet, hiding inside a hidden compartment.

Walker was arrested for possession of meth, marijuana, paraphernalia, a controlled substance, a syringe, neglect of a dependent, and outstanding warrants, according to ISP.

He remains in the Knox County Jail at this time.

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