KCSO Reports

• At 3:02 a.m., Monday, Nov. 29, Knox County Sheriffs Office units responded to reports of a vehicle accident at Interstate 40/75 westbound at Watt Road. A green Nissan Frontier crashed into the inside wall of the Interstate,

with major damage to the front, passenger and driver’s side. AMR was escorting the driver (suspect/eventual arrestee) to the ambulance. Suspect “was so unsteady on his feet he was unable to walk without assistance. (He) had a strong smell of alcoholic beverage emitting from his person,” a KCSO report stated. “When asked about the accident, (he said), ‘you can speak with my attorney’ and refused to answer any questions. Due to (suspect’s) level of intoxication, he was not administered field sobriety tests. (He) was read Implied Consent form and initially consented to a blood draw, but withdrew his consent after signing at the time of the blood draw.” Suspect, who refused medical care, was taken into custody.

• At 4:25 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 27, a complainant called KCSO Teleserve Unit to report a vehicle theft from Weigel’s, 610 N. Campbell Station Road. Complainant said an unknown suspect stole his 2017 Dodge RAM 1500 pick-up. Value of vehicle was listed at $25,000. Complainant said his vehicle was unlocked and the keys were inside. “Complainant advised he was in the store only a couple of minutes ...,” a KCSO press release stated.