Sheriff’s Report

Special to the Mountain Advocate

On March 10, Deputy Chad Wagner arrested Whitney Lynn Napier age 18 of Corbin, KY on a Knox County Bench Warrant for Assault 4th Degree, Domestic Violence. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 10, Deputy Chad Wagner arrested Melissa Fee age 32 of Gray, KY on a Knox County Bench warrant for Assault 4th Degree, Domestic Violence. She was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 11, Deputy Chad Wagner received a complaint of theft at a residence on Stephen Trace Rd. in Bimble , KY. As a result of the investigation, Deputy Wagner arrested Jerry Vaughn age 35 of Gray, KY charging him with Burglary 2nd and Daryl Vaughn age 45 of Flat Lick, KY charging him with Burglary 2nd Degree/ Facilitation. Both men were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 12, Deputy Keith Liford was dispatched to a hit and run accident on Sam Parker Rd in Gray, KY. Deputy Liford had been looking for the hit and run vehicle in the Gray area for approximately 2 hours when he received a call that Knox E.M.S. needed assistance with an individual in Rogers Hollow in Gray, KY. When Deputy Liford arrived at that location, he observed the hit and run vehicle he had been looking for. Deputy Liford arrested the driver Nathan Medlin age 18 of Gary, KY charging him with Leaving the Scene of an Accident. Nathan Medlin lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 12, at approximately 11:30 PM Deputy Drew Wilson received a complaint of an intoxicated man sitting in a vehicle at the Sonic Drive-in Corbin, KY. When Deputy Wilson arrived, he observed a vehicle sitting in the drive thru lane with the driver slumped over. Deputy Wilson had to physically awaken the driver, Deputy Wilson arrested the driver, Christopher Ledington age 44 of Corbin, KY charging him with Public Intoxication Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Prescription Controlled Substance not in Original Container. Christopher Ledington was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 13, Deputy Keith Liford received a complaint of a reckless driver on U.S. 25E north of Barbourville, KY. Deputy Liford observed the vehicle near the Blue Gable Straight area of Hiedrick, KY. Deputy Liford stopped the vehicle and arrested Travis Smith age 21 of Artemus, KY for Operating a Vehicle on Suspended Operators License and Failure to Produce Proof of Insurance. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On March 13, at 1130PM Deputy Drew Wilson responded to a 911 call of a possible break-in at a residence on Colorado Road north of Barbourville, KY. After contacting the complainant and conducting an investigation, Deputy Wilson determined that that there was not a break-in as reported 911 Dispatch.. Deputy Wilson arrested Karen Gray age 44 of Barbourville, KY for Falsely Reporting an Incident. While Karen Gray was being processed at the Knox County Detention Center, Deputy Jailers found a used plastic tube concealed in her clothing. Deputy Wilson also charged her with Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

On March 13, Deputy Keith Liford arrested Randall Powell age 23 of Barbourville KY on a Knox County Arrest Warrant for Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.