Sheriff’s Report

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

On November 5, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Mary Miracle age 40 of Corbin, KY on a Knox County Bench warrant for failure to appear on a Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance charge. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 5, 2015 Deputy Mikey Ashurst conducted a traffic stop on Citgo Lane on Stinking Creek. Deputy Ashurst arrested the driver on an active Knox County Arrest warrant for Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition. After lodging her in the Knox County Detention center, it was determined that the driver, who was driving on DUI suspended license, had given her sister’s identifying information. Deputy Ashurst charged Kaylee Cole age 32 of Flat Lick, KY charging her with Operating on DUI Suspended Operators License and Giving Police False Name.

On November 5, 2015 Deputy Mikey Ashurst arrested Natasha Broughton age 32 of Flat Lick on an active Knox County Arrest warrant for Theft by Unlawful Taking or Disposition. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 6, 2015 Court Security Officer William Hamilton arrested Raymond Jackson age 50 of Pineville, KY on Knox County Bench warrant for Violation of Bond on Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Unlawful Possession of Meth Precursor Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Hindering Prosecution or Apprehension and Defacing a Firearm charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 7, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith arrested Douglas Fugate age 31 of Himyar , KY on five Knox County Bench warrants for failure to appear or failure to pay fines on DUI, Failure to Wear Seat Belts, No Registration Plates, Improper Equipment, License to be in Possession, Operating on Suspended Operators License, Failure to Transfer Motor Vehicle and No Insurance. Douglas Fugate was also wanted on a Knox County Indictment Warrant for Flagrant Non-Support. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 8, 2015 at 4:30 am Deputy Jason Carmack responded to a report of a vehicle being driven erratic on US 25E near Gray. After locating and stopping the vehicle, Deputy Carmack arrested the driver, Rickie Glen Slusher age 55 of Corbin, KY, charging him with DUI. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 10, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Shirley Hoerner age 59 of Corbin, KY on a Knox County Arrest warrant for Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 3rd Degree. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 10, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Sharon Kay Rush of Hinkle, KY on a Knox County Arrest warrant for Assault 4th Degree. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 10, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith responded to a complaint of two people smoking drugs outside of McDonald’s Restaurant on Master Street in Corbin. Deputy Frith located and arrested one of the females, Hallie McKeehan age 27 of Columbia, KY charging her with Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance. Hallie McKeehan on a Whitley County Bench Warrant for Receiving Stolen Property. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center

On November 10, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested John Blevins age 36 of Bimble, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 11, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford received a complaint of a man who refused to get out of car at the Creek Mart near Turkey Creek. When Deputy Liford confronted the man he stated there was someone under his seat. Deputy Liford arrested Charles Justin Hunter age 32 of Pineville, KY charging him with Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance. Deputy Liford also arrested another person, Danyelle Frye age 28 of Pineville, KY charging her with Public Intoxication Controlled Substance 2nd Degree, Controlled Substance Not in Original Container and Public Intoxication. They were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 11, 2015 Court Security Officer Robert Lewis arrested Andrea House age 31 of Lily, KY on Whitley County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on a No Insurance charge. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 12, 2015 Deputy Carl Frith arrested Danny Edwards age 20 of Barbourville, KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 13, 2015 Deputy Keith Liford arrested Jackie Peters age 34 of Artemus, KY on a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to pay restitution on an Assault 4th Degree charge. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 13, 2015 Court Security Officer Robert Lewis arrested Curtis T Croley age 54 of New Tazwell, TN on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Bigamy. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 13, 2015 Deputy Sidney Wagner arrested Charlotte Burnett age 34 of Fourmile, KY on a Kentucky Parole Board Warrant for Parole Violation charges. Charlotte Burnett was also wanted on Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to pay a fine on a Public Intoxication charge and two Bell County Warrants failure to appear on Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (2 counts), Shoplifting, Public Intoxication/Controlled Substance and Operating on Suspended/Revoked Operators License. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 14, 2015 Deputy Sidney Wagner checked a parked vehicle on Steele Lane in Bryant’s Store. Deputy Wagner arrested an occupant of the vehicle, Kyle Hammons age 25 of Bryant’s Store, KY charging him with Public Intoxication Controlled Substance. Kyle Hammons was also wanted on a Kentucky Parole Board Warrant for Parole Violation charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 14, 2015 at 4:30 am Deputy Sidney Wagner was dispatched to a fight in progress on Shady Lane in Flat Lick, KY. After conducting an investigation, Deputy Wagner arrested Charlotte Brown age 38 of Flat Lick, KY charging her with Assault 4th Degree. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 15, 2015 at 6:24 am Deputy Jason Carmack responded to a traffic accident on KY 223 in Flat Lick.. Deputy Carmack arrested the driver, Roy Chris Elder, age 32 of Walker, KY, charging him with Driving on DUI Suspended License. Roy Elder was also wanted on a Knox County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on Operating on Suspended or Revoked Operator License, Failure to wear Seat Belts and Failure to Produce Insurance Card. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On November 15, 2015 Deputy Jason Carmack arrested the driver Michael L. Payne age 20 of Flat Lick, KY on a Laurel County Bench Warrant for failure to appear on No Operators License, Failure to Produce Insurance Card and Contempt of Court charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.