Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Man Charged with Rape and Domestic Assault of Wife
A 28 year old man is in the Knox County Detention Facility charged with the rape and domestic assault of his wife. Javier Mejia of 3406 Mynatt Road is under a $100,000 bond for rape and $5,000 for domestic assault. According to the warrant, the suspect came home intoxicated and slapped the victim in the face with open hands, strangled her, and then forced her to have sex. Detectives with the Family Crisis Unit of the KCSO are investigating. Mejia does not have a prior criminal history in Knox County.