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Knox County Couple Charged With Child Neglect

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

A man and woman are charged with child neglect following an August 14th Knox County Grand Jury presentment. 22-year-old Johnathan Fox and 22-year-old Makayla Fox are each charged with aggravated child neglect and child neglect with a $75,000 bond. The presentment followed an investigation by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Family Crisis Unit.

Jonathan was already being held on unrelated charges at the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility. He has a criminal history in Knox County that includes burglary, theft, vandalism, auto burglary, and evading arrest. Makayla was taken into custody on August 20th. She has a criminal history in Knox County that includes theft. They are both being held in the Roger D. Wilson Detention Facility.

The KCSO Family Crisis Unit investigates cases involving domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, animal abuse, and cyber investigations. The unit may be reached at (865) 215-6820 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. After 4:30 p.m. and on weekends, please call (865) 215-2243 for assistance.

 

 


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