On July 3, 2017 Deputy Claude Hudson observed a vehicle without a windshield traveling on US 25E near Highway 229. After stopping the vehicle, a license plate check revealed the plate belonged on another vehicle. Deputy Hudson arrested Kenneth Messer age 31of Barbourville, KY charging him with Operating on DUI Suspended License, No Insurance, Improper Registration Plates and Improper Equipment. Kenneth Messer was also wanted on a Knox County Circuit Court Bench Warrant for Possession of Controlled Substance-1st Degree and DUI charges. He was lodged in the Knox County Detention Center.