Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
November 2013 Officer of the Month
The Knox County Sheriff’s Office congratulates November’s Officer of the Month, Officer Preston Davis.
On November 4th, Officer Davis observed a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of Fred’s Drug Store on Maynardville Pike. Officer Davis interviewed the vehicle’s occupants and after back up officers arrived, a loaded handgun, masks, gloves, and plastic garbage bags were found. One of the suspects admitted to officers that the pair had plans to hold up the Pilot gas station. One of the suspects had an outstanding warrant and had just been released from prison. The other suspect was arrested for unlawful possession of a weapon.
Officer Davis has been with the KCSO since April 2010.