UPDATE: Both fugitives sought by KPD for suspected drug trafficking in custody

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Marina Michelle Horton and Lawrence Wycliff Long (Photos: KPD)

UPDATE (3/3/2020) – Both wanted individuals on drug trafficking charges have been apprehended, according to officials from the Kingsport Police Department.

Marina Michelle Horton and Lawrence Wycliff Long are now in custody


KINGSPORT, Tenn. (WJHL) — UPDATE – A male drug trafficking suspect has been arrested, according to the Kingsport Police Department.

According to a release from KPD, Lawrence Wycliff Long, 57, has been arrested and is in custody.

As of Monday morning, Marina Horton, 43, remains wanted and at large, according to KPD.

KPD is seeking Horton on criminal conspiracy drug trafficking charges, specifically cocaine.

The case is part of “an extensive ongoing investigation into the trafficking of illegal narcotics.”

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Police are asking for your help finding two fugitives wanted on drug charges.

The Kingsport Police Department is seeking Marina Michelle Horton, 43 of Kingsport, and Lawrence Wycliff Long, 57 of Kingsport.

A grand jury has indicted both suspects on charges of Criminal Conspiracy to Possess 26 Grams or More of Cocaine for Sale or Delivery within 1,000 Feet of a City Park and Sale or Delivery of Less than ½ Gram of Cocaine within 1,000 Feet of a City Park according to Kingsport police.

The police department called the case “an extensive ongoing investigation into the trafficking of illegal narcotics.”

Anyone with information on Horton or Long’s whereabouts is asked to call KPD detectives at 423-229-9367 or central dispatch at 423-246-9111. Anonymous tips may be submitted online.

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