February 2022

Sheriff, Chief Deputy, Detective Stachey, Detective Sammons

Detectives of the year – 2021

Tom Spangler, Knox County Sheriff, congratulated the 2021 Detectives of the year on February 22, 2022, at the Knox County Commission meeting. “Detective Nathan Stachey and Detective Logan Sammons were named detectives of the year for their work on two large cases. Detective Stachey & Detective Sammons are both newer Detectives, but they are hard-working …

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West Knox Officer involved shooting

On February 16, 2022, at approximately 9:30 am, Knox County Sheriff’s Office Deputies were dispatched to a suspicious persons/vehicle near Lexington Drive in West Knox County. The suspects were sleeping in the vehicle. Both suspects failed to adhere to verbal commands by the deputies. The female passenger attempted to grab the deputy’s service weapon, the …

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Karns High School Investigation

Update on the potential threat at Karns High School on Friday, February 11, 2022. Juvenile Detectives with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office spent the day interviewing students and faculty regarding the allegations that there was potentially a weapon on school property connected to the incident between two students that occurred off-campus on February 10, 2022. …

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