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The Detroit Boys Gang Arrests

Tuesday, 06 March 2012

On Tuesday at approximately 8:00 a.m., after the culmination of an ongoing joint investigation between the Knox County Sheriff’s Office, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Knoxville Police Department, a search warrant was executed at 1415 West Baxter Avenue in Knoxville. Officers confiscated an undisclosed amount of heroin, marijuana, and guns. Seven individuals from a gang called The Detroit Boys were arrested without incident. Officers are still searching for the rest of the gang members.

54-year-old Paul Eric Osborne was arrested and charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. His bond is set at $50,000.00. 24-year-old Samuel Jamahal Ethridge was arrested and charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. His bond is set at $100,000.00. 44-year-old Kenneth Eugene Black was arrested and charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. His bond is set at $100,000.00. 31-year-old Michael Anthony Cunningham was arrested and charged with two counts of Sale of a Controlled Substance and two counts of Delivery of a Controlled Substance. His bond is set at a total of $200,000.00. 32-year-old Gregory David Freeman, Jr. was arrested and charged with Possession of Cocaine, Sale of a Controlled Substance, and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. His bond has not been determined yet. 28-year-old Clarissa Jean Red was arrested and charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance and Delivery of a Controlled Substance. Her bond is set at $100,000.00. 30-year-old Eric Eugene Ellis, Jr. was arrested and charged with Sale of a Controlled Substance and Delivery of a Controlled Substance.  His bond is set at $150,000.00. This case will be turned over to the Knox County District Attorney’s Office. More charges are pending.

Kenneth Black

Michael Cunningham

Samuel Ethridge

Gregory Freeman

Paul Osborne

 

Clarissa Red

 

 


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