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KCSO Searching for Two Males Who Robbed Cab Driver

Monday, 22 January 2018
The Knox County Sheriffs Office is searching for two males who robbed a cab driver at gunpoint early this morning. The incident happened around 5:14 a.m. in the parking lot of Eagle Pointe Apartments, located at the intersection of Snowypointe Way and Springpointe Way, in West Knox County. After receiving an undisclosed amount of money, the suspects left on foot toward Middlebrook Pike. The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 16-18-years-old, 160-180 pounds, 58-510 with brown eyes and poufy black hair. He was wearing a grey hoodie pullover with an emblem in the middle of it, and possibly blue jeans at the time of the robbery. The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 17-19-years old, 160-180 pounds, and 58-510. He was wearing a pair of dark jeans at the time of the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriffs Office at (865) 215-2243.

 

 

KCSO Arrests Man Who May Be Cop Impersonator

Saturday, 20 January 2018

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has a man in custody believed to be the one suspected of impersonating a police officer and pulled a gun on a woman in the parking lot of a North Knox County gym last week.  The suspect was picked up by patrol on Saturday and charged with driving on a revoked license from a previous DUI.  The Major Crimes Unit of the Sheriff’s Office is continuing the investigation on impersonation and aggravated assault charges.  Thanks to media attention, the Major Crimes Unit received multiple tips from the public that led to the suspect being identified.

The incident occurred last Sunday afternoon when the suspect identified himself as a police officer and pointed a handgun at the woman.  More details will be released, such as the suspect’s name, as the investigation continues.

 

 

KCSO Searching for Police Impersonator

Friday, 19 January 2018

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man who impersonated a police officer and pulled a gun on a woman in the parking lot of a North Knox County gym.

According to the initial investigation, a white male confronted a woman in the parking lot of Workout Anytime, located at 3547 West Emory Road, around 5:45 p.m. on Sunday, identified himself as a police officer, and pointed a handgun in her direction. The suspect left in a silver Toyota Tacoma. He is described as a white male, approximately 5’7”-5’9”, 155-165 pounds, and 40-50-years-old. Anyone with information is asked to contact KCSO’s Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.

 

 

 

 

KCSO Charges Man with Indecent Exposure, Asks More Victims to Come Forward

Friday, 12 January 2018

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office charged a Knoxville man with indecent exposure this afternoon, and is asking for additional victims to come forward. 37-year-old Scott Taylor, already in custody on KPD charges for indecent exposure, engaging in sexual activity with intent to have a minor view, and simple possession, is accused of exposing himself at Five Below, located at 11018 Parkside Drive, on December 14, 2017. The victim recognized him from a previous encounter that took place at the store on December 5, 2017. The KCSO is asking for additional victims to contact the department at (865) 215-2243.

Taylor has a criminal history in Knox County of simple possession/casual exchange, driving under the influence, assault, resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, evading arrest, multiple traffic offenses, and domestic assault. He is being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on a combined $13,000 bond.

 

 

 

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