Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Man Pleads Guilty to Rape of a Child
A Clinton man arrested in November 2011 by the Knox County Sheriff's Office Family Crisis Unit pleaded guilty today to two counts of rape of a child and one count of incest. 27-year-old Danny Ray Bell of Clinton was sentenced to 30 years in prison. After serving his 30-year sentence, he will be eligible for parole. At that time, if he is granted parole, he will become a permanent addition to the Sex Offender Registry.
Bell was arrested on November 10, 2011 after an ongoing investigation led by the KCSO Family Crisis Unit that involved two minor children.