• At 1:43 p.m., Thursday, July 22, Knox County Sheriff’s Office units responded to an Old Colony Parkway address regarding a suspicious person.
Officers met school security at the above location, who advised officers the suspect was hiding underneath the crawl space. Officers made contact with suspect and gave him verbal commands to crawl out, to which he complied. Suspect, who admitted to officers he had taken meth, “was unsteady on his feet, his speech was slurred and he had pinpoint pupils,” the KCSO report stated. He was deemed “a danger to himself and others” and was arrested and charged with public intoxication.”
• At 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, July 20, an officer responded to a Roane Road address due to reports of an assistant pastor being threatened. Victim said the suspect “was very upset that people were speeding down the road, and believed it was the church members doing so,” the KCSO report stated. Victim also quoted the suspect as saying, “‘Well, if you don’t handle it then I’m going to have to just shoot at cars.’” Suspect denied saying that, but expressed concern that his children, or other children, are going to be hit by vehicles speeding on Roane Drive.