August 2020

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Narcotics Search Warrants Executed

August 27, 2020 For Immediate Release: Narcotics Search Warrants Contact: Kimberly Glenn, Communications Director In an effort to decrease the recent spike in overdose deaths in Knox County, the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Detectives who are Task Force Officers with the Drug Related Death Task Force along with the Narcotics Unit, S.W.A.T and assistance from …

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Happy Birthday Dolly!

Happy 2nd Birthday to one of the newest Knox County Sheriff’s Office K-9’s “Dolly”! Dolly has had a big day with her Handler/Partner Deputy Bothof. She’ll spend the second part of her birthday protecting Knox County on night shift. 🎂🎉🎈

Fatal Accident Investigation – North Knox

Update – 08-17-2020 1520 The victim from the fatal crash on Schaad road Friday afternoon has been identified as Grady E. Chandler of Knoxville. For Immediate Release: Contact:Kimberly Glenn/ Communications Director August 14, 2020 | Knoxville, Tennessee The Knox County Sheriff’s Office Crash Reconstruction Unit is conducting an investigation into the cause of a two …

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*** UPDATED*** Homicide Investigation

***UPDATED 8-12-2020 16:20*** Knox County Sheriff Tom Spangler identifies the victim from Tuesday’s Homicide:  Michael Beatty DOB 07/29/1978.  Mr. Beatty was found deceased just before 10am on August 11, 2020. Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Major Crimes Unit are currently investigating.  Lt. Sanders says they have been following up on leads throughout the …

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Stolen Semi Sparks Pursuit in East Knox County

August 4, 2020 | Knoxville, Tennessee At approximately 9:56am E-911 advised Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units that a semi-truck and trailer from Pilot at 2801 E. Governor John Sevier Hwy had been stolen and last seen headed toward Strawberry Plains Pike. Units located the suspect, truck and trailer at the intersection of John Sevier …

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Do you want to complain about a bar being open?

Sheriff Tom Spangler says The Knox County Health Department is responsible for regulating both bars and restaurants as well as the enforcement of the Board of Health’s ordinance. Citizens who may have concerns and complaints about bars who may not be complying with the Board of Health order should be directed to the Health Department …

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