Donavan Bell

Donavan Bell

On Wednesday, Aug. 7, agents with the South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force with Simpson County Sheriff's Office Deputies, executed a search warrant at 197 Hobdy Road, Franklin. Located in the residence was the property owner Donavan Bell, 38, of Franklin.

A search of the residence was conducted and three baggies of crystal methamphetamine were located along with digital scales, plastic bags, two loaded handguns, drug paraphernalia, and other miscellaneous items.

Bell was arrested and lodged in the Simpson County Jail. He is being charged with trafficking in controlled substance first degree, two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, tampering with physical evidence, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

The investigation is ongoing.

The Franklin Police Department assisted in the case.