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KPD News & Alerts Blog

The Knoxville Police Department (KPD) responds to a variety of events and calls for service each day. Check here for media releases and alerts. 

For any questions, please contact KPD's Public Information Officer Scott Erland at 865-215-7210 or serland@knoxvilletn.gov.

Click here to view KPD's current calls for service (updated every two hours).




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On Friday, August 28, 2020, Paul Hollins (DOB 9/11/87), who was arrested on the University of Tennessee campus on Thursday for trespassing, was charged with one count of sexual battery for an incident that occurred at the Target on Ray Mears Boulevard.  On August 19, a female victim reported that ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 28, 2020 at 1:42 PM
  
On Wednesday, August 26, members of the U.S. Marshals Smoky Mountain Fugitive Task Force and Knoxville Police Department officers arrested Eric Fairchild, DOB 11/30/01, in Morristown, Tennessee. Fairchild is the fourth suspect arrested in connection to the double murder that occurred on December 29, ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 26, 2020 at 4:24 PM
  
On Saturday, August 22 at around 1:15 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a carjacking that had occurred in the 1300 block of Knotty Pine Way. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the male victim, who reported that an unknown suspect had taken his car, a white Honda Accord, at gunpo ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 23, 2020 at 9:16 AM
  
On Sunday, August 16 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a robbery at the Family Dollar located at 1015 Heiskell Avenue. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a store employee, who stated that a white male had entered the store and demanded money after p ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 17, 2020 at 8:09 AM
  
On Thursday, August 13, 2020, wanted fugitives Tomier Lundy (DOB: 10/11/99) and Todd Lundy (DOB: 1/22/92), both of Knoxville, Tenn., were taken into custody by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police in Charlotte, N.C. Tomier Lundy was wanted by the Knoxville Police Department and the Tennessee Bureau of I ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 13, 2020 at 8:05 PM
  
On Saturday, July 25 at approximately 2:15 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers observed a male suspect fire multiple rounds in the Cumberland Avenue area before getting into the driver’s seat of a white Nissan Sentra and fleeing the scene westbound on Cumberland. Officers attempted to make co ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Jul 27, 2020 at 10:36 AM
  
On Friday, July 24 at approximately 3:15 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers observed a person inside of an Oldsmobile Cutlass in the parking lot of Transmission Corporation of America located in the 5300 block of Clinton Highway. As officers attempted to make contact with the subject, he fle ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Jul 24, 2020 at 11:43 AM
  
On Thursday, July 23 at approximately 11:45 a.m., members of the U.S. Marshals Smoky Mountains Fugitive Task Force located and arrested Gabriel Boykins (DOB: 12/18/74) in the 400 block of Black Oak Drive in Knoxville, Tennessee. Boykins was wanted by the Chattanooga Police Department for two counts ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Jul 23, 2020 at 3:43 PM
  
On Saturday, July 18 at just after 3 a.m., Knoxville Police Department officers responded to a robbery at the Pilot located at 2918 Tazewell Pike. Upon arrival, officers were advised that a male subject entered the store and asked for a pack of cigarettes, while at the same time pulling out a machet ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Jul 18, 2020 at 8:05 AM
  
On 07/13/2020 at approximately 4:30 pm, E911 had gotten a call from an employee at Buddy's BBQ located at 4401 Chapman Highway stating that the business had just been robbed at gunpoint. The employee stated the suspect brandished a firearm while demanding the victim to open the register but left pri ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Jul 13, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  
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