Sheriff’s Report

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

On October 11, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson arrested John Stewart age 41 of Gray, KY on two Knox County Bench warrants for failure to pay fine on Public Intoxication/ Controlled Substance and Failure to Produce Insurance Card charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 13, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Betty Justice age 62 of Williamsburg, KY on a Knox County Arrest warrant for Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument 2nd Degree and a Whitley County Arrest warrant for Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument 2nd Degree. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 13, 2015 Deputy Jason Carmack received a complaint of an altercation at a residence on Dogwood Trace in Corbin. As a result of his investigation, Deputy Carmack arrested Eric Rice age 30 of Corbin, KY charging him with Violation of EPO/DVO and Assault 4th Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 14, 2015 Court Security Officer William Hamilton arrested Charlie B Golden age 36 of Bryants Store, KY on a Knox County Bench warrant for failure to appear on a Theft by Unlawful Taking Charge. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 14, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Margie Golden age 57 of Barbourville, KY on two Knox County Arrest warrants for Theft by Deception and Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 15, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Kenneth Hooker age 24 of Hinkle KY on two Knox County Arrest warrants for Theft by Deception and Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 15, 2015 at 10:30 pm Deputy Mikey Ashurst observed a vehicle traveling south on US25E at a slow rate of speed and touching the Fog Line. After stopping the vehicle, Deputy Ashurst arrested the driver, Cole Wilson age 23 of Miracle, KY, charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence, Failure to Provide Insurance Card, Driving Too Slow for Conditions and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia . Deputy Ashurst arrested the passenger, Andrew Springer age 19 of Barbourville, KY charging him with Public Intoxication and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Both men were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On October 15, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson arrested Crystal Melton age 43 of Barbourville, KY on a Knox County Bench warrant for failure to pay fines on Failure to Wear Seatbelts, License to be in Possession and Failure to Notify Address Change to Department of Transportation charges. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.