cox arrest

Just after lunch today 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 Charles "Pinkie" Cox and Tiffany Cox at a residence in Flat Lick, KY.

While at the location deputies also identified William Roark as having an active warrant. Charles 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.

Arrested:

Charles "Pinkie" Cox, 66, Flat Lick, KY

Tiffany Cox, 66, Flat Lick, KY

William Roark, 30, Knox County, KY

Charges:

Tiffany Cox, Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 1st Offense-

Methamphetamine

Charles Cox, Trafficking in Controlled Substance, 1st Degree, 2nd Offense-

Methamphetamine and Possession of a Handgun by a Convicted Felon

William Roark, Failure to Appear

Deputies:

Sheriff Mike Smith

Sargent Carl Frith

Deputy Sam Mullins (Arresting Officer)

Sargent Carl Bolton

Kentucky State Police

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