Knox County Sheriff - Sheriff J.J. Jones
Knox County Sheriff News
Update Regarding Tuesday's Standoff
The weapon recovered following yesterday’s standoff with 27-year-old David Eugene Smith was a .40 caliber semi-automatic carbine rifle. At the request of the Polk County Sheriff’s Office in Florida, the vehicle found at the scene was processed by the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and will be returned to its owner. No drugs or alcohol were found at the scene. More information will be released as it becomes available.