On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at approximately 8:10 p.m. deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Unit, with assistance from the Mount Vernon Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit executed a search warrant on Columbus Rd. in Mount Vernon. The search warrant was part of an ongoing drug investigation.
As part of the investigation, two people with active felony warrants were located a short time later on W. Vine St. in Mount Vernon. 33-year-old Joseph Gibson was arrested on warrants for aggravated possession of drugs and revocation of community control. 30-year-old Shade A. Knox was arrested on a warrant for failure to comply with pre-trial release conditions relating to felony drug charges.