Almo, KY man faces numerous drug charges

Kenneth Knipp (Source: Calloway County Sheriff's Office)

ALMO, Ky. (KBSI) – An Almo, Ky. man faces several drug related charges after he failed to appear for numerous court dates related to a December arrest.

Kennth Knip, 64, is charged with failure to appear, 1st degree bail jumping, 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (suspected Suboxone), 1st degree possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine), possession of drug paraphernalia, and resisting arrest, according to the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office.

On Monday, September 6 around 11 p.m., deputies with the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office attempted to locate Kenneth Knipp at his home in Almo.

Knipp had previously been arrested in December of 2020 for possession of methamphetamine an possession of drug paraphernalia. In August of 2021, a Calloway County Grand Jury issued an indictment for 1st degree bail jumping after Knipp failed to appear for numerous court dates related to the December arrest.

Knipp resisted arrest and was taken into custody, according to the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office. Numerous drugs and drug paraphernalia were found in the home, according to the sheriff’s office.

Knipp was taken to the Calloway County Jail.

Anyone who witnesses any unusual or possible criminal activity is encouraged to call the Calloway County Sheriff’s Office at 270-753-3151 or email ccso.office@callkyso.com.

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