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Detroit man arrested in pill trafficking investigation in Johnson City

Staff Report • Jul 19, 2013 at 2:47 PM

Johnson City police on Thursday arrested a Detroit, Mich., man on drug charges following an investigation into prescription pill trafficking coming from Detroit into Johnson City.

Kenneth "Peewee" Young, 31, was arrested after vice detectives served a search warrant at a west Johnson City apartment being used to distribute the pills. Detectives located oxycodone pills with a street value estimated at more than $6,000, police said.

Young was charged with possession of schedule II Drugs with Intent to distribute and maintaining a dwelling where narcotics are kept or sold.

He was jailed in the Washington County Detention Center on $20,000 bond pending a Sessions Court appearance today.