BARBOURVILLE, KY - The Knox County Sheriff's Department is reporting that Just after Noon on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, Sheriff Mike Smith and deputies executed arrest warrants for drug trafficking on two Knox County residents.
Following an intensive investigation Sheriff Smith, Deputy Sam Mullins, Sgt. Carl Bolton, Sgt. Carl Frith and Kentucky State Troopers located and arrested 66-year-old Charles Cox and 66-year-old Tiffany Cox at a residence in Flat Lick, KY.
While at the location deputies also identified 30-year old William Roark as having an active warrant.
Charles "Pinkie" Cox was found to be in possession of a handgun while being a convicted felon as well.
The arrests are part of the ongoing efforts by the Knox County Sheriff's Office to combat illegal drug activity.
Charles "Pinkie" Cox was charged with:
- Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 2nd Offense-Methamphetamine
- Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon
Tiffany Cox was charged with:
- Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense-Methamphetamine
William Roark was charged with:
- Failure to Appear
These individuals were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.
Photos of the accused are courtesy of the Knox County Detention Center.
Law Enforcement Officers:
- Sheriff Mike Smith
- Sargent Carl Frith
- Deputy Sam Mullins (Arresting Officer)
- Sargent Carl Bolton
- Kentucky State Police