Month: May 2020

"Fatal Accident Investigation" over KCSO badge and caution tape with black background

Fatal Accident Investigation

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is investigating the cause of a crash that resulted in a fatality just after 11pm on Wednesday night. The accident occurred in the 5800 block of Strawberry Plains Pike. Deputies did have to close the road for several hours while reconstruction occurred.

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Congratulations to our K-9 teams

Congratulations to the K-9 Teams of the month (L-R), February- C. Amburn/THOR, March- D. McClure/JANIK, April- N. Strachey/GORAN! The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is blessed to have such a hardworking, dedicated K-9 Unit. We appreciate the work they do and the value they bring to our agency.

Sheriff badge with flame overlay and "Caution"

Fire Investigation

KCSO’s Fire Investigation Unit is on the scene of a Fire in the 1400 Currier Lane. They are warning residents to watch for “Hot spots” both East & West of that area. If you spot one CALL 911

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Sheriff’s Statement on Investigation of Ronnie Kidd

May 5, 2020 For Immediate Release: Sheriff Spangler Statement to Citizens of Knox County​ Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director To the citizens of Knox County, The Knox County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous requests for comments regarding Fleet Services Manager, Ronnie Kidd who was placed on Administrative Leave with pay on May 1, 2020. Immediately …

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