On November 6, Knox County Deputies arrested Allen Smith (45) and Robin Smith (41), both of Barbourville, for charges related to a burglary and possession of large quantities of marijuana.
Deputies Jesse Smith and Scotty Wilson executed a search warrant at a residence on KY 229. As the deputies arrived, Allen Smith jumped out a window and ran into the woods. He was found a little while later hiding among the trees.
As search of the house revealed what deputies had expected, several items that had been stolen from a home on Bertha Hollow Road in Gray on October 22. They also found shopping bags filled with marijuana.
Allen Smith has been charged with Burglary-1st Degree, Criminal Mischief-1st Degree, Fleeing or Evading Police-2nd Degree and Trafficking in Marijuana-over 5 pounds.
Robin Smith was charged with Receiving Stolen Property and Trafficking in Marijuana-over 5 pounds.
Both are currently residing in the Knox County Detention Center.
The burglary investigation is being continued by Deputy Smith.