Sheriff’s Report

October 11, 2015

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


On September 28, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson responded to a call from a property owner of a man living in his abandon house on Huston Broughton Road in Scalf. Deputy Hudson located the male subject inside the house. Deputy Hudson arrested Coty Allen Savage age 27 of Scalf, KY charging him with Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree and Giving Officer False Name. After obtaining the man’s correct name, Deputy Hudson learned that he was a fugitive from Arizona wanted on Drugs and Weapons charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

On September 28, 2015 Deputy Claude Hudson observed a vehicle traveling on Mosley Branch Road in Woodbine. Deputy Hudson stopped the vehicle for a traffic violation. Deputy Hudson determined the driver was under the influence and also found illegal drugs in his possession. Deputy Hudson arrested Kenneth Messer age 29 of Woodbine, KY charging him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under Influence, Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree , Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree , Possession of Prescription Controlled Substance not in Original Container (2 counts), Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and additional traffic charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.

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