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Driver Causes Multiple Crashes in West Knox County

Monday, 11 December 2017
One person is in the hospital after crashing into multiple vehicles in West Knox County this morning. According to the initial investigation, a Lexus ES300 was traveling westbound on Pellissippi Parkway at Oak Ridge Highway around 11:45 a.m. when it struck a Toyota Camry in the rear. No one in the Camry was seriously injured. The driver of the Lexus was observed slumped over the wheel of the vehicle after the crash, then woke up and resumed driving westbound on Pellissippi Parkway, performed a U-turn, and began traveling eastbound on Pellissippi Parkway. The driver was observed driving erratically on the median and shoulder, struck two more vehicles, and continued driving eastbound. The vehicle rear-ended a black Audi at Lovell Road, went into the median, and caught fire. Motorists pulled the driver from the vehicle. The driver was transported to Parkwest Hospital and then transferred to UT Medical Center. The Knox County Sheriff's Office is investigating. More details will be released as they develop.

 

 

KCSO Searching for Ian's Food Mart Armed Robber

Monday, 04 December 2017

The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed a West Knox County business Saturday night. According to the initial investigation, an unknown male entered Ian's Food Mart, located at 7551 Oak Ridge Highway, around 9:45 p.m. on December 2nd. He produced a handgun, obtained an undetermined amount of money, and fled the scene. 

The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5'6''-5'9'' and 160-180 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans and a dark shirt at the time of the robbery. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact KCSO's Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243. 

 

 

Do You Know This Man? (New Photos)

Wednesday, 22 November 2017

The Major Crimes Unit of the Knox County Sheriffs Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 8 p.m. on November 3rd. The black male entered the Dollar General Store at 7544 Oak Ridge Highway and lifted his shirt showing a small handgun to the clerks and demanded money from the register. 

He is described as 510 to 61 tall, approximately 210-1220 pounds, wearing a black jump suit with white stripes down both arms and down the legs. He was wearing black loafer style shoes and fled the store west bound behind the business. Anyone with information is asked to call KCSO's Major Crimes Unit at 215-2243.

 

 

Detectives Searching for Check First Cash Advance Armed Robber

Monday, 20 November 2017
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for the man who robbed a North Knox County business Monday afternoon. According to the initial investigation, a white male entered Check First Cash Advance, located at 7122 Maynardville Highway, just after 6:00 p.m. Armed with a knife, he demanded money and then fled north through the parking lot on a bicycle. The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 5'9"-5'11", and 200-220 pounds. He was wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt and jeans at the time of the robbery. Anyone with information is asked to contact KCSO's Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.

 

 

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