Former Knox County Magistrate Indicted

A former Knox County magistrate was indicted on federal drug charges Monday.The Lexington Herald-Leader reports former magistrate Jerry “Rabbit” Cox now faces six charges of illegally distributing pain pills.Cox was a candidate for the Republican nominations for magistrate in one of the county’s districts in the May 2018 primary.He won the nomination but was defeated in November.He could face up to 20 years behind bars if convicted.

Source: MG News

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