Sheriff recovers stolen ATV

July 15, 2016
Photo Submitted This ATV was recovered Friday by Knox Co. Sheriff Mike Smith. The ATV was found in a pond at Moore Hill in Corbin.

Photo Submitted
This ATV was recovered Friday by Knox Co. Sheriff Mike Smith. The ATV was found in a pond at Moore Hill in Corbin.

After a tip Friday, Knox County Sheriff Mike Smith and Court Security Officer Carl Bolton recovered a stolen ATV in a pond on Moore Hill in Corbin.


A call to the sheriff’s office reported an ATV submerged in a pond. The caller had been picking blackberries at the time when they noticed the ATV, with water just above the tires.

The ATV was reported stolen by the owner to the Leslie County Sheriff’s Office last Thursday, July 7 in Hyden. The report was entered into the NCIC, a National Crime Information Center database.

The ATV has since been released back to the its owner as the investigation continues.