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Carjacking Suspect in Custody

Tuesday, 28 June 2016

One man is in custody following a South Knox County carjacking. Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Korner Market and Deli, located at 7512 Sevierville Pike, just after 3:00 p.m. on Monday after receiving reports of a carjacking. 41-year-old Christopher Shannon Mitchell attempted to take a vehicle by force in the parking lot of the deli. The victim attempted to defend himself and was helped by bystanders. Mitchell tried to drive away in the victim’s vehicle, but was stopped by the victim with the help of bystanders. Mitchell was taken into custody on the scene and is charged with carjacking, two counts of aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, and driving on a suspended license. He is being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility on a $136,500 bond.

One victim on the scene was transported by Rural Metro to the University of Tennessee Medical Center for non-life-threatening injuries. The case is being investigated by KCSO’s Major Crimes Unit.



Call KCSO If You Have Seen This Teen

Monday, 27 June 2016

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 15 year old boy who was last seen leaving a residence in the Bluegrass/Northshore area around 3:30 on June 21.  Brayden Mullinax is described as 5’5”, 125 pounds, green eyes, and was wearing a black muscle shirt, blue jeans, blue Nike tennis shoes, a St. Christopher pendant, and a black Columbia fleece jacket.  He also has a scar on the upper left shoulder.  He is from Cartersville, Georgia and could be headed back there.  He had been in a treatment Center in West Knox County for two months when he left through a window last week.  He doesn’t have any friends or family in Knoxville.

Anyone with information is asked to call the KCSO at 865-215-2243.



Missing Knoxville Man and Dog Found Safe In Maryland

Saturday, 25 June 2016
A missing North Knox County man and his dog were found safe on Saturday evening in Calvert, Maryland. 87-year-old Bob Wilkerson was reported missing on Friday after he and his dog did not show up for a veterinarian appointment. They were found by two officers answering a traffic complaint in Calvert, Maryland around 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. Both Wilkerson and his dog appear to be fine and doing well.



KCSO Searching for Missing Man and Dog

Friday, 24 June 2016

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man and his dog who were last seen at their home on Friday morning. 87-year-old Bob Wilkerson was last seen leaving his home on Castlecomb Road in North Knox County around 10:00 a.m. to take his dog to Butler's Animal Clinic. They did not make it to the appointment.

Wilkerson is described as a white male, 5'10", 170 pounds, with grey hair and blue eyes. It is unknown what he was last seen wearing. He was driving a white Oldsmobile Silhouette bearing Tennessee license plate 018-KDN with a University of Tennessee plate on the front. The dog is small, white, and freshly-groomed.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.

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