Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Wednesday Morning Stabbing Victim Dies
Wednesday, 17 December 2014A man stabbed in his northeast Knox County apartment this morning has died. Officers were called to Black Oak Apartments located at 3801 Oak Valley Drive just after 6:00 a.m. this morning to investigate a stabbing. Officers found 62-year-old Ronald D. Echols stabbed in his apartment. He was transported to UT Medical Center by Rural Metro and pronounced dead at the hospital. The investigation is ongoing.
West Knox County Shooting Suspect Arrested
Wednesday, 17 December 2014The suspect in Saturday morning's shooting was arrested today. 19-year-old Jack Bush turned himself in at the City-County Building just before 1:00 p.m. this afternoon. He was charged with voluntary manslaughter and was released on a $10,000 bond. The shooting occurred just after 1:00 a.m. last Saturday in West Knox County. Bush came out of his home at 7777 Christen Lee Circle and confronted 19-year-old Evan Hall in the street. During the confrontation, Bush shot Hall. Hall was pronounced dead on the scene by Rural Metro.
KCSO Investigating Fatal Shooting
Saturday, 13 December 2014The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred just after 1:00 a.m. on Saturday morning in front of 7777 Christen Lee Circle in West Knox County. 19-year-old Evan Hall was pronounced dead on the scene by Rural Metro. KCSO's Major Crime Unit is investigating and more details will be released as they develop. The shooter has been identified.
East Knox County Armed Robbery Suspect Arrested
Friday, 12 December 2014A man responsible for robbing an East Knox County store last month is in custody. The Knox County Sheriff's Office Special Investigations Unit (SIU) and Major Crimes Unit took 38-year-old Terry Brad Hicks into custody this evening on outstanding robbery and theft warrants. Hicks was located by the SIU at the Red Roof Inn located at 5334 Central Avenue Pike. Hicks was wanted for the November 28th robbery of the Dollar General store located at 206 Andrew Johnson Highway.