HENDERSON CO., KY (WFIE) – A Henderson County man was arrested on several felony warrants Friday evening.

Deputies say they found 19-year-old Matthew “Blake” Smithhart hiding at a Reed residence in the 7200 section of Reed-Bluff City Road.7791137_G

Investigators tell us Smithhart was involving in multiple crimes, including having sex with a 14-year-old female and supplying her with methamphetamine over a period of time.

Deputies say he was also involved in the thefts of two handguns and receiving stolen property.

Smithhart was arrested on the following charges:

  • Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st (Felony)-5 counts
  • Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st (Felony)-3 counts
  • Sexual Misconduct (Misdemeanor)-9 counts
  • Theft by Unlawful Taking (Firearm) (Felony)
  • Receiving Stolen Property Under $500 (Misdemeanor)

Smithhart was lodged in the Henderson County Detention Center under a $28,000 full cash bond.


  1. Matthew Smithhart says:

    Y’all should not be allowed to put things like this on the internet. Especially since i was not convicted of these crimes.