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Knox County Ky Sheriff's Report

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting the following Enforcement Actions: On December 8, 2020, Deputy Scotty Wilson was dispatched to a report of someone breaking into a residence behind the Girdler Post Office. After arriving at the location and conducting an investigation, Deputy Mullins arrested Johnny L Taylor age 25 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Possession of Burglary Tools, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 8, 2020, Deputy Sam Mullins was following up on a complaint at a residence on Burlwood Drive in Barbourville. While there, Deputy Mullins questioned a female at the residence, The female gave Deputy Mullins a false name when he attempted to identify her. Deputy Mullins arrested Jennifer Gibson age 39 of Barbourville, KY charging her with Giving Officer False Identifying Information. Jennifer Gibson was also wanted on two Knox County Bench Warrants for failure to pay the fines on Trafficking in Controlled Substance-3rd Degree and Giving Officer False Identifying Information. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 8, 2020, Deputy Keith Liford arrested Jeremy A Ketcham age 35 of London, KY on a County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on three counts of Receiving Stolen Property-firearm charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On December 9, 2020, Deputy Sam Mullins received a complaint of Burglary at the children’s home on KY 3438. During his investigation, a perpetrator was identified. Deputy Mullins observed the identified male walking on US 25 E south of Barbourville. After a foot pursuit, a 16-year-old Juvenile was taken into custody and charged with Burglary-2nd Degree and Fleeing or Evading Police- 2nd Degree. On December 9, 2020, Deputy Keith Liford arrested Bobby Shelton age 27 of Corbin, KY on two Whitley County Bench Warrants for failure to appear on Receiving Stolen Property-under $500, No Registration Plates or Receipt, No Insurance, and two counts of Contempt of Court charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 10, 2020, Deputy Elijah Brought was dispatched to complain from a female stating her husband was high on meth and was in possession of meth as well. After arriving at the residence on Evergreen Road in Flat Lick and conducting an investigation, Deputy Broughton determined the information to be false. Deputy Broughton arrested Loretta Smith age 53 of Flat Lick, KY charging her with Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place, Menacing and Falsely Reporting an Incident. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 11, 2020, SGT Carl Frith arrested Freedom R Bowling age 22 of Hinkle, KY on a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree and Contempt of Court charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 11, 2020, SGT Carl Frith was dispatched to a domestic violence complaint on Coon Ridge Drive in Cannon. After conducting an investigation, SGT Frith arrested John Robinson age 53, and Lucas D Gardner age 25 both of Hinkle, KY charging each of them with Assault-4th Degree. They were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 11, 2020, SGT Carl Frith arrested William L Hubbard age 25 of Barbourville, KY on a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on Possession of Controlled Substance-2nd Degree and Contempt of Court charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 17, 2020, Deputy Elijah Broughton observed a vehicle pull out of a parking lot in front of a vehicle and travel on the wrong side of the roadway on KY 11 in Girdler. After stopping the vehicle, Deputy Broughton arrested Ervin Ray Johnson age 32 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operator License, Failure to Produce Insurance Card, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, Reckless Driving, and License to be in Possession. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 17, 2020, Deputy Jesse Smith arrested Yalonda Clark age 30 of Knoxville, TN on two Bell County Bench Warrants for failure to appear on Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operator License, Failure to Produce Insurance Card, two counts of Failure to Wear Seat Belts and two Counts of Booster Seat Violation charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 17, 2020, Deputy Jesse Smith responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on James Miles Subdivision Road in Flat Lick. When Deputy Smith arrived, he observed a man fleeing on foot. Deputy Smith apprehended and arrested Donald Mills age 43 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Public Intoxication-Controlled Substance, Fleeing or Evading Police-2nd Degree, and Possession of Marijuana. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 19, 2020, Deputy Bobby Jones conducted a traffic stop on KY 233 in Gray. Deputy Jones arrested a passenger in the vehicle, Deidre J Barton age 38 of Gray, KY after finding two small plastic bags of suspected methamphetamine and a pipe in her possession. She was charged with Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. . She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 19, 2020, Deputy Scotty Wilson was dispatched to a vehicle over an embankment near Little Caesars in Barbourville. After conducting an investigation, Deputy Wilson arrested America Kay Barger age 53 of London, KY charging her with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. On December 20, 2020, at approximately 5:45 am Deputy Bobby Jones responded to a report of a single-vehicle crash on US 25E in Gray. The vehicle had severely damaged approximately 25 feet of guardrail. Deputy Jones arrested the driver, Jose Carmen age 30 of London, KY charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, No Operators License, No Registration Receipt, No Registration Plates, and Criminal Mischief-2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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