Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
2017 New Year's Holiday Traffic Stats
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office statistics for the New Year’s Holiday have been tallied and show no fatalities over the time period. The holiday countdown began December 30, 2016 at 6:00 p.m. and ended January 3, 2017 at 6:00 a.m. There were 49 wrecks without injury, seven of which involved alcohol. There were six wrecks with injury, one of which involved alcohol. Seven people were arrested for DUI, and 67 were arrested for other reasons. Officers assisted 98 motorists and issued 250 citations for various traffic violations.