• At 8:38 a.m., Saturday, July 17, a Knox County Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to Country Inn and Suites, 805 N. Campbell Station Road. Eventual arrestee “was impaired and running at other guests,” the deputy’s report stated. Complainant, a front desk clerk, said she received complaints noticing the eventual arrestee “was ‘acting strange, taking his clothes off, hands down his pants’ and running at guests,’” the report stated. Officer contact was made with eventual arrestee on the second floor of the hotel, noting “he was very unsteady on his feet and unable to answer simple questions.” After a brief investigation, it was made known that eventual arrestee’s room number.
“We then made contact with the occupant of (that) room … , arrestee number two … who did consent to letting deputies in the room,” the report stated. “In plain view on the nightstand was a small baggie of meth. Both individuals were then detained and the immediate area was searched. A search of the area revealed three small sheets of acid, a small baggie of meth totaling approximately 1.2 grams and a baggie of marijuana totaling approximately 4.9 grams. Both individuals were then taken into custody.”
While going to jail, the first arrestee’s leg “began oozing from an infection,” the report stated. He was taken to University of Tennessee Medical Center and cited in lieu of arrest. His court date was set for 7:30 a.m., July 30. He was transported to Knox County Detention facility without incident.
• At 3:26 p.m., July 17, officers responded to the Interstate-40/75 west ramp onto Campbell Station Road in regard to a suspicious person. Officers observed eventual arrestee “in his underwear dancing in the grass on the side of roadway, acting very erratic,” their report stated, adding he “was unsteady on his feet and his speech was very slurred. He did state that he had used meth earlier in the day and was a danger to himself and others.” He was arrested, charged with public intoxication and was transported to Roger D. Wilson Detention facility without further incident.
• At 8:25 p.m., Friday, July 16, an officer responded to Campbell Station Road at Campbell Lakes Drive in reference to a traffic accident. Officer made contact with eventual arrestee, the passenger in one of the vehicles involved. A records check revealed eventual arrestee to have warrants out of Loudon County (theft) and Roane County (child Support). He was taken into custody without incident.