KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — After a Tuesday search warrant, two adults were arrested and three children displaced in Knox County.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office said several deputies searched a home on Poplar Road near Callebs Creek and located drug paraphernalia, drugs, and firearms in the home.

According to authorities, they found a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine, two pill bottle containers with several schedule II controlled substance tablets, a set of digital scales, a glass pipe, an assault rifle, two loaded handguns, and over $2,200 in cash inside the home.

The sheriff’s office said the drugs found inside the home were accessible to three children — a 6-year-old, a 2-year-old, and a 2-month-old. The Department of Community Based Services was contacted, and the children were released to a family member.

Two people were arrested after the search warrant: 42-year-old Jerry Smith, of Hinkle, and 24-year-old Brittaney Hollin, of Hinkle. Both were lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.


Smith was charged with two counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance — methamphetamine, second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, and three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Hollin was charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a minor.

  • Jerry Smith, 42, of Hinkle, Kentucky.
  • Brittaney Hollin, 24, of Hinkle, Kentucky. (Knox County Sheriff's Office)
  • Evidence collected by the Knox County Sheriff's Office.