Knox County Sheriff’s Report

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Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is reporting the following Enforcement Actions:

On November 17, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Michael C Westerfield age 23 of Lily, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Forgery 2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 18, 2015 Deputy Mikey Ashurst responded to a domestic violence complaint on Asher Branch north of Barbourville. After making contact, Deputy Ashurst arrested David Aaron Baker SR. age 49 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Alcohol Intoxication. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 19, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith arrested Joseph Smith age 20 of London, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 21, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Dallas Brown age 40 of Walker, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Harassment. Dallas Brown was also wanted on a Laurel County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on charges of Speeding and Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operators License. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 21, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Kayla Townsley age 27 of Himyar, KY on two Knox County Bench Warrants for failure to pay fines on Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance, Operating ATV on Roadway, Operating ATV Without Headgear, No Insurance, License to be in Possession and Contempt of Court. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 21, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on US 25E near Manchester Street in Barbourville. Deputy Frith located the vehicle and arrested Caleb Mathew Medlin age 29 of Speedwell, TN, charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence , Possession of Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, Possession of Marijuana and Prescription Controlled Substance not in Original Container. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 22, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith observed a vehicle that had hit a guardrail US E5E one mile north of Barbourville. The driver was passed out inside the vehicle.. Deputy Frith arrested Daniel Abshear charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 22, 2015 Deputy Jason Carmack arrested Christopher Bonham age 20 of Gray, KY on two Knox County Bench Warrants for failure to pay fines on Improper Equipment and License to be in Possession and failure to appear on charges of Careless Driving and No Insurance. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 22, 2015 at 5:05 am Deputy Jason Carmack stopped a vehicle on US 25E in Gray. Deputy Carmack arrested Ronnie Wayne Garland age 48 of Corbin, KY charging him with DUI 2nd , Driving on DUI Suspended License, and Open Container of Alcohol. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 22, 2015 at approximately 7:30 pm Deputies Jason Carmack and Mikey Ashurst responded to a domestic Violence Complaint at a residence on Berkshire St in Corbin. After conducting an investigation, the deputies arrested Susan Foley age 51 of Corbin, KY charging her with Assault 1st Degree. The victim, who suffered a large knife wound to his right arm, was transported Baptist Regional Medical Center by Knox EMS. Susan Foley was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center