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Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting enforcement actions:

From The Knox County Ky. Sheriff's Department -

On January 24, 2022 SGT Carl Frith received a complaint of a man with a gun making threats at a residence on Maple Grove Road in Barbourville. After arriving at the residence and conducting an investigation, SGT Frith learned that Justin Bays had fired a handgun in the yard and had threatened a female at the residence. SGT Frith arrested Justin Bays age 27 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Wanton Endangerment-2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On January 24, 2022 Deputy Jesse Smith was dispatched to a report of a male and female in the roadway fighting on KY 225 in Artemus. After arriving at the location and contacting the parties involved, Deputy Smith arrested Mickey Brown age 42 of Artemus, KY charging him with Assault-4th Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On January 25, 2022 deputies arrested Jennifer Mills age 31 of Scalf, KY was arrested on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Trafficking in Controlled Substance-1st Degree/methamphetamine. The warrant was the result of an undercover drug investigation that resulted in the arrest of 14 other individuals on January 24, 2022. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On January 26, 2022 deputies arrested Kristina M Rice age 30 of Rockholds, KY on two Whitley County Bench Warrants for failure to appear on two counts of Contempt of Court charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On January 26, 2022 Deputy Jesse Smith arrested Jason Jordan age 40 of Corbin, KY on a Fugitive Warrant from the state of Colorado. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On January 27, 2022 Court Security Office James Smith observed a female under the influence while in the Knox District Courtroom. Officer Smith arrested Shasta Dunn age 36 of Barbourville, KY charging her with Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On January 27, 2022 Court Security Office James Smith observed a female under the influence while in the Knox District Courtroom. Officer Smith arrested Shasta Dunn age 36 of Barbourville, KY charging her with Public Intoxication/Controlled

On January 31, 2022 Deputy Sam Mullins received a complaint of a man in violation of an EPO by being at a residence on Rose Place in the Flat Creek area of Knox County. After arriving at the residence, Deputy Mullins located Johnny Smith age 33 of Barbourville, KY hiding behind a tree. Johnny Smith was arrested and charged with Violation of a Kentucky EPO/DVO. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On January 31, 2022 Deputy Sam Mullins arrested Donnie Burke age 61 of Corbin, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Terroristic Threatening-3rd Degree and Harassing Communications. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On February 1, 2022 Deputy Elijah Broughton arrested Angela V Lawson age 42 of Cannon, KY on a Knox County Indictment Warrant for Receiving Stolen Property-over $1000 and Persistent Felony Offender I. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On February 1, 2022 Deputy Elijah Broughton arrested John R Gray age 34 of Flat Lick, KY on a Knox County Indictment Warrant for Burglary-3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief-1st Degree. John Gray was also wanted and on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Burglary-3rd Degree and Criminal Mischief-1st Degree and a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on a Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition-over $500 charge. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On February 1, 2022 SGT Carl Frith arrested Melinda Mills age 49 of Gray, KY charging her with Alcohol Intoxicated in a Public Place after he observed her staggering around outside of Spur Oil in Gray. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On February 2, 2022 at approximately 4:05 am Deputy Bobby Jones received a domestic violence complaint at a residence on Animal Farm Road in Corbin. After arriving at the residence and interviewing the parties involved, Deputy Jones arrested Jimmy Ray Taylor age 54 of Corbin, KY charging him with Assault-4th Degree, Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. He was also charged with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On February 4, 2022 SGT Carl Frith arrested Denise E Cloud age 41 of Corbin, KY on a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to pay the court costs on numerous traffic-related charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


On February 6, 2022 Deputy Jessie Smith responded to a domestic disturbance at a residence on Morris Lane in Heidrick. After conducting an investigation, Deputy Smith arrested Robert Hembree age 51 of Hedrick, KY charging him with Assault-4th Degree, Alcohol Intoxication in a Public Place. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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