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Knox County
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Drowning Investigation

May 28, 2022, | 12:30 am Knox County Sheriff’s Office Patrol Units were dispatched to a call in the 1000 block of Harbour Shore Drive

ESCAPEE IN CUSTODY

All- The escapee, Phillip Doane has been taken into custody. Sheriff Tom Spangler would like to commend the response of everyone at the Knox County

Escapee from Work Release

[Image.jpeg]The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is searching for an inmate who escaped from the facility on Maloneyville Road just before 4 pm on May 22,

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Fight Fraud : Shred Instead

FIGHT FRAUD: SHRED INSTEAD Reserve your spot for AARP Tenneessee’s shredding event coming to Knoxville on 04202022. Your documents will be shredded on-site, free of

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Easter Egg Hunt!

The Powell Business & Professional Association hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt today at First Baptist Powell. Our special services unit gave away Knox County

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Medication Take Back Event

FOR ALL DETAILS, VISIT METRODRUG.ORG/TAKEBACK This event is a great opportunity to dispose of any unwanted and/or expired medications in a safe and secure way!

Tik Tok Challenge Arrest"

Tik Tok Challenge Arrest

Detectives with the Juvenile Crimes Unit arrested two Juvenile suspects this afternoon at Gibbs High School in what investigators have learned is a “Tik Tok”

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Patrol stop leads to narcotics arrest

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, a traffic stop for speeding violation results in the arrest of three individuals, and various narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash

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Narcotics Arrest in school zone

Possession of Heroin, Crack Cocaine, Crystal Methamphetamine, assortment of Oxycodone pills, Marijuana, and unlawful drug paraphernalia with intent to distribute/sale in a school zone lead

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Care Bear Patrol

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is blessed to have many community partners. Fraley and Schilling, Inc. – Knoxville Terminal has partnered with us to provide

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Home School Safety Day

JOIN US!!! Register now to ensure your participation in the third annual Homeschool Students’ Safety Day. Proudly sponsored by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and

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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

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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

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Corrections Promotions

Congratulations to the men and women of the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Corrections Division on their promotions on February 14, 2022. – “A corrections officer

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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

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With a heavy heart….

It is with a heavy heart that we announce Dan Davis, a retired Captain with the Knoxville Police Department, passed away yesterday morning. Dan was

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Sheriff Tom Spangler

Knox County Sheriff's Office

Knoxville, TN

Tom Spangler, Sheriff