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Pineville man arrested in Knox County Ky with over two pounds of Methamphetamine

From The Knox County Ky Sheriff's Department -

Jacob Slusher - Previous arrest picture

On Sunday July 12, 2020 at approximately 7:30 pm Knox County Deputy Bobby Jones was patrolling on Highway 223 in the Stinking Creek area when he observed a vehicle swerve off the roadway. The deputy then conducted a traffic stop on the 2016 Nissan Altima.


Deputy Jones arrested 29 year old Jacob Slusher of Pineville, KY for Reckless Driving, Failure to Produce Insurance Card and No Registration Receipt. During the arrest, Deputy Jones located approximately two pounds of suspected methamphetamine with a street value of approximately $30,000. The meth was packaged in individual one ounce packs. In addition to the meth, a small quantity of Xanax, several syringes and approximately $1,500 in cash were also located.


Jacob Slusher was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center also charged with trafficking controlled substance 1st degree 1st offense greater than two grams (Methamphetamine), possession of controlled substance 1st degree (drug unspecified), and possession of drug paraphernalia.


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