Search leads to Arrests

On April 28, 2015 Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith, Deputies Tackett Wilson, Mikey Ashurst, William Stewart, and members of a DEA Task Force executed a federal search warrant at the residence of Paul D. Gibson at in the Mackey Bend area of Knox County.

During the search a quantity of methamphetamine and marijuana along with two firearms were seized.

Paul Dean Gibson, 44, of Rockholds, was arrested on a federal indictment warrant for trafficking in crystal methamphetamine “ICE.”

Gibson has two prior federal drug charges of trafficking in marijuana and possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He is currently on Federal Supervised Release.

Melissa Owens, 35, of Rockholds, was also arrested at the residence. Owens was wanted by the U.S. Marshall Service on an active federal arrest warrant for violating conditions of her release on prior federal drug charges.

Carol Michelle Meyers, 40 of Rockholds, was arrested on a federal indictment warrant for trafficking in crystal methamphetamine “ICE.”

KSP Special Operations K-9 handler Trooper Landry Collett also assisted in the search.