Second time around

April 9, 2015

CORRECTION: Rick Frederick was mistakenly listed in this story as a special deputy. Frederick was actually on a ride-along with the Knox County Sheriff’s Department. We apologize for any confusion this may have caused.


Sheriff’s deputies catch meth manufacturer on second try

Photo by Bobbie Poynter Sheriff’s Deputy Keith “Buster” Liford (left) and Special Deputy Ricky Frederick (right) deliver Calvin Buttery to the Knox County Detention Center.

Photo by Bobbie Poynter
Sheriff’s Deputy Keith “Buster” Liford (left) and Special Deputy Ricky Frederick (right) deliver Calvin Buttery to the Knox County Detention Center.

By Bobbie Poynter

Editor

An anonymous tip led to the capture and subsequent arrest of a Barbourville man who fled from Knox County sheriff’s deputies last week.

The sheriff’s department received an anonymous tip Friday that Calvin Buttery, 43, of Barbourville, was back home on Bennett Branch Road, where six active methamphetamine labs were seized and three people were arrested Tuesday, March.

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