Robbery investigation leads to meth bust

February 19, 2015
Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is at a home on Dr. Parker Lane in Gray.

Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith is at a home on Dr. Parker Lane in Gray where two were arrested for manufacturing meth.

During an investigation into the armed robbery of the Grab and Go Market in Gray, Knox County sheriff’s deputies Drew Wilson and Claude Hudson went to the residence at 113 Doctor Parker Lane in Gary. While questioning residents, the deputies discovered an active meth lab inside the home.


The deputies arrested Raymond Goss, 30, of Gray, charging him with manufacturing methamphetamine, trafficking in a controlled substance, wanton endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies also arrested Erica Bowder, 25, of Gray, charging her with manufacturing methamphetamine, wanton endangerment and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Knox County Emergency Medical Service was called to transport the father of Raymond Goss to the Baptist Regional Medical Center for treatment.

Goss and Bowder were both lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

The deputies were assisted at the scene by Sheriff Mike Smith, Deputy Keith Liford and the KSP DESI East Drug Disposal Unit.