Sheriff’s Report

August 22, 2015

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


On Aug. 10, Deputy Jason Carmack investigated a traffic collision on US 25E at Bailey Switch. As a result of the investigation, Deputy Carmack arrested one of the drivers, Ryan Vaughn, age 24, of Corbin, charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On Aug. 11, Deputy Keith Liford arrested Charles Peebly, age 30, of Barbourville, on two Knox County Arrest warrants for Assault 4th Degree (2 counts), Terroristic Threatening and Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On Aug. 11, at 10 pm Deputy Carl Frith executed two Knox County Arrest warrants on Codi Peebly after he turned himself in. The warrants were for charges of Assault 4th Degree (2 counts), Terroristic Threatening and Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center. These warrants were issued as a result of the same incident involving Charles Peebly that occurred on Aug. 7 and Aug. 10, 2015. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On Aug. 11, Deputy Jason Carmack was advised by Knox Dispatch they had received several calls on an ATV being driven on KY 223 in the Moore Creek area, of Knox County. After arriving in the area, Deputy Carmack observed the ATV traveling on KY 233. When Deputy Carmack activated his emergency equipment the driver of the ATV refused to stop and increased his speed. Deputy Carmack pursued the ATV onto Warriors Path before getting it stopped. Deputy Carmack arrested the driver, Jason Charles McCulley, age 37, of Walker, charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence and Fleeing/Evading Police 1st Degree. When they arrived at the Knox County Detention Center Jason McCulley was unresponsive due to being intoxicated and was taken to the Knox County Hospital where he was admitted.

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