Timothy Jacob Lenz

Timothy Jacob Lenz was being held on $250,000 in bonds after he was charged with maintaining a dwelling for the sale of controlled substances.

The Fifth Judicial Drug Task Force is investigating a Knoxville man's overdose death and charged another man in connection with a drug seizure at Centennial Church Road in Maryville on Tuesday, Blount County Sheriff James Berrong announced in a Facebook post.

Demarcus A. Martin, 21, was pronounced dead in the home, the post states. A total of 5½ pounds of suspected alprazolam pills, also known as Xanax, were seized.

Timothy Jacob Lenz, 22, who lived there, was charged with possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance (alprazolam) for resale and maintaining a dwelling where drugs are used and sold. He was being held on bonds totaling $250,000 pending a 9 a.m. hearing Sept. 23 in Blount County General Sessions Court.

This story will be updated for the Thursday print edition.

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.