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Neighborhood complaints result in the apprehension of wanted person in Gray, KY.

From The Knox County Ky. Sheriff's Department -

Adam Smith - KCDC

On Wednesday, April 7, 2021, Deputies from the Knox County Sheriff Department arrested 34 year old Adam Smith of Gray, KY at a residence on Hazel Fork Road.


Acting on complaints from residents of Hazel Fork Road of a male harassing residents in the area, deputies were able to determine his identity to be Smith who was wanted for absconding parole.


Deputies traveled to the Hazel Fork area of Gray, KY to attempt to locate Smith and after arriving they learned that he had just left his residence.


A short time later Smith was found hiding inside a neighboring residence where he resisted arrest and attempted to flee the area on foot. He was quickly caught and arrested.


Adam Smith was lodged in the Knox County Jail on the parole violation, failure to appear - Whitley County child support warrant, resisting arrest, (3) three counts of assault 3rd degree - police officer, menacing, and fleeing/evading 2nd degree (on foot)


Assisting on scene was Sheriff Mike Smith, Sgt. Carl Bolton, Deputy Pat Clouse, Deputy Darian Abner, and Deputy Steve Owens.

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