Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Missing Knoxville Man and Dog Found Safe In Maryland
KCSO Searching for Missing Man and Dog
The Knox County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man and his dog who were last seen at their home on Friday morning. 87-year-old Bob Wilkerson was last seen leaving his home on Castlecomb Road in North Knox County around 10:00 a.m. to take his dog to Butler's Animal Clinic. They did not make it to the appointment.
Wilkerson is described as a white male, 5'10", 170 pounds, with grey hair and blue eyes. It is unknown what he was last seen wearing. He was driving a white Oldsmobile Silhouette bearing Tennessee license plate 018-KDN with a University of Tennessee plate on the front. The dog is small, white, and freshly-groomed.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Knox County Sheriff's Office Major Crimes Unit at (865) 215-2243.
CORRECTION: Fatality on East Beaver Creek
A mistake was made yesterday when we reported the age of Jeremy T. Easterday. The correct date of birth is September 30, 1983.
East Beaver Creek Wreck Victims Identified
The man killed in a head-on collision late Tuesday afternoon on East Beaver Creek is identified as Jeremy Easterday, 20, of Knoxville. The woman who crossed over and struck him is Haley Browning, 20, also of Knoxville.