daviess CO ARREST1 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (2/12/14) – A 39-year-old Owensboro man was taken into custody Tuesday night following a search of his residence in the 2600 block of E. 10th Street.

Daviess County Sheriff’s Office reported Donald Jason Knight was at the residence when deputies arrived to serve outstanding warrants for his arrest.

They also received consent to search the property regarding tips about “illegal drug activity going on” on the residence.

Authorities allegedly discovered about five grams of crystal methamphetamine, marijuana, various drug related items, and “a substantial amount of US currency” during their search.

Knight was arrested on charges of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, and possession of paraphernalia.

Knight was lodged at the Daviess County Detention Center.

Dennis Beard
SurfKY News

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

springhour

In Other News...

First Kentucky Adjusting Banking Hours Due to Storm Anticipation

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/4/15) — First Kentucky Bank’s Muhlenberg and Ohio County offices will be closing at 4 p.m.… Read More

Student Art Show at Thistle Cottage

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (3/4/15) — The K-eight student art show is on display at Thistle Cottage, 122 South Cherry… Read More

Most Read This Week

March 02, 2015 9232

Madisonville Teen Faces Numerous Drug Charges

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 8499

Multi-Agency Investigation Nets Large-Scale Meth…

in Top News For All Sites by Trooper Stu Recke
February 25, 2015 6359

New Asian Restaurant Coming to Madisonville

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 03, 2015 5384

Three Arrested during Traffic Stop

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center
February 25, 2015 4299

Local Man Makes Unique Display from Area’s…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 02, 2015 3617

HCSO, MPD Join to Bust Alleged Drug Trafficking…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Hopkins County Sheriff's Office

Most Read This Month

February 12, 2015

UPDATE: Name of Pennyrile Fatality Officially…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
February 09, 2015

Police Pursue Man after Fight at Taco Bell

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Madisonville Police Department/Hopkins County Detention Center

Stories Trending Today

March 03, 2015 2336

Superintendent: Spring Break Won't be Touched…

in Hopkins News by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 1032

Highway Crews Dealing with Landsides in…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by Keith Todd
March 04, 2015 1021

KSP Warns of Old Scam Resurfacing in the Post 2…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Trooper S. C. Recke
March 04, 2015 768

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports - March 4, 2015

in Hopkins News by Madisonville Police Department
March 04, 2015 712

Adamson Chosen as Madisonville MSU Campus’…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 688

New Downtown Plaza to Provide Platform for…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
March 04, 2015 642

Mental Health Services Expanded at Western…

in Top News For All Sites Touching Hopkins by Steve Beshear
March 04, 2015 630

Muhlenberg County Educator Inducted into Kentucky…

in Local (Muhlenberg) Top News by WKU News
March 04, 2015 596

KYEM Monitoring Another Storm System Headed for…

in General News For All Sites by Monica French
March 04, 2015 573

Nortonville City Financial Records Found in…

in Local (Hopkins) Top News by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News