Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Three Arrested for Robbing West Knox County Home
The Knox County Sheriff's Office arrested three people yesterday following a robbery in West Knox County. Officers responded to Amber Jack Lane after receiving a report of a robbery around 10:30 a.m. Friday.
According to the initial investigation, three suspects forced their way into a home by kicking and forcing an outer door open. They entered the home and forcibly took control of the homeowner. The suspects searched the house and fled with valuables and personal items. KCSO's Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene. An investigation led KCSO's Major Crimes Unit, Narcotics Unit, Special Investigations Unit, and Shoplifting Task Force to the West Town Mall area, where the suspects were in the process of using credit cards stolen from the robbery.
20-year-old Ga Deshia Hunter Blair, 31-year-old Larry Allen Horton, and 35-year-old Steneka Lashanda Moore were arrested around 1:00 p.m. All three are charged with robbery and false imprisonment. Charges are pending for fraudulent use of stolen credit cards. They are being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.