3 arrested for drug-related charges at Knoxville hotel

3 arrested for drug-related charges at Knoxville hotel

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KNOXVILLE (WATE) - Knoxville police arrested three people for drug-related charges at a hotel Monday morning.

Officers were looking into a drug complaint around 9:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Extended Stay of America, which is located on the 1700 block of Winston Road.

Police then investigated one of the rooms at the hotel, where they found evidence of drug activity. 

After obtaining a search warrant, authorities found prescription pills, drug paraphernalia, a handgun and a large amount of money.

The occupants of the room, a female and two males from the Detroit, Michigan area, were arrested on drug-related charges.

The suspects have not been identified at this time since the investigation is ongoing.

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