Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Willard Campbell Found Safe
A 77 year old man missing most of Saturday was found in an Oak Ridge subdivision around 3 p.m. Willard Campbell was in a driveway at 20 Raintree Place when the homeowner saw him and called police. He appeared to be OK, but was taken to a hospital for evaluation.
We Need Your Help in Finding Missing Man
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in finding a missing 77 year old man who has dementia. Willard Campbell left his home at 8461 Carr Lane in North Knox County sometime between 1:30 and 4:30 a.m. He is driving a 1990 Ford Bronco with a tan top. The license number is 7770DDC. It’s a Tennessee tag from Knox County. Campbell also has his Yorkshire Terrier named Toby with him. Toby is white and tan.
Officers know he is on the move and has been in Clinton and parts of Anderson County. KCSO’s helicopter is looking for him. The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office, Clinton Police Department, and the Oak Ridge Police Department are also assisting.
If you spot Mr. Campbell, we are asking that you call 911 immediately with a location and stay on the line with 911 until law enforcement arrives.
KCSO's 3nd Annual Drug Prevention Car and Motorcycle Show
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office is hosting its second annual Car and Motorcycle Show on Saturday, September 27th at Chilhowee Park. Registration will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Judging begins at noon and awards begin at 2:00 p.m. The vehicle entry fee is $20 and the show is open to all vehicles, both old and new.
The event will be held rain or shine and includes live Bluegrass music, BBQ, concessions, and more. This year’s list of door prizes includes a two-night stay in Gatlinburg with a convertible BMW rental for the weekend, several one-night stays in Gatlinburg and free admissions to several Pigeon Forge attractions, and more.
Proceeds of the Car and Motorcycle Show will benefit the KCSO Children’s Drug Prevention Program. For more information or to pre-register, please call (865) 215-5633.
Vehicle Crashes into Salon Biyoshi
Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office responded to 10412 Kingston Pike around 8:50 a.m. on Wednesday morning after a 2004 Toyota Avalon crashed into Salon Biyoshi. According to the 68-year-old driver, she was parking at 10413 Kingston Pike when she stepped on the accelerator, causing her vehicle to go into the building.
No one was injured. Alcohol was not a factor in the crash and no charges were filed. The driver was wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.