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Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department conducts Operation Winter Frost round up

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Starting at 3:00am on Friday December 11, 2020 Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith along with several deputies arrested 21 individuals for Controlled Substance Trafficking and related offenses.


These arrests were the result of undercover drug investigations conducted by The Knox County Sheriff’s Office.


In addition to the arrests deputies located and seized quantities of Heroin, Methamphetamine, Suboxone, Oxycodone, Marijuana, various prescription medications, and over $20,000 in cash. Also seized were several firearms from convicted felons.


These arrests are part of Sheriff Mike Smith’s continued crackdown on illegal drug trafficking in Knox County. Operation UNITE and DEA assisted in the investigation. Officers from the Barbourville City Police Department assisted in the arrests. As a result of this undercover investigation, more arrests are forthcoming.


Arrested on drug trafficking offenses were:


Asher, Doug age 48 of Flat Lick, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine)





Baker, James age 40 of Bimble, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine)





Brock, Julia D age 41 of Bimble, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Methamphetamine)





Clark, Dean age 29 of Flat Lick , KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)





Edwards, Crystal age 42 of Bimble, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)




Hammons, Frank age 51 of Artemus, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-2nd Degree (Oxycodone)




Hubbard, Jeremy age 30 of Pineville, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)




Lunsford, Jimmy age 27 of Barbourville, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)




Mason, Chris age 33 of Corbin, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)





Mills Jennifer K age 30 of Scalf, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)





Moore, Tony L age 52 of Barbourville, KY charged with Trafficking in

Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)



Osborne, Brian age 40 of Artemus, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)




Prince, Terry age 53 of Barbourville, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (Oxycodone)




Rose, Shelly M age 53 of Woodbine, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)






Sproles, Michael age 41 of Barbourville, KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)




Woolum, Derrick age 27 of Barbourville,KY charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree (methamphetamine)








Smith, Jackie age 42 of Mooresville, NC charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Resisting Arrest, Tampering With Physical Evidence, Assault 4th Degree




Also arrested during the round up was :

Bowling, Freedom age 22 of Artemus, KY charged with Contempt of Court





Hubbard, William age 25 of Barbourville, KY charged with Contempt of Court





Downer, Jennifer age

38 of Artemus, KY charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree




Crawford, Ashley age 27 of Louisville, KY charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine)

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