District Attorney Charme Allen announced today that the major target in the most significant public corruption case in Knox County history has entered a plea of guilty to theft of several hundred thousand dollars from Knox County.
Upon a petition filed by District Attorney General Charme P. Allen, Judge Bob McGee has ordered authorities to close the residence at 1725 Beaumont Avenue under the state nuisance law.
After deliberating for only twenty minutes, a Knox County jury convicted Jerry Lee Thomas, 40, of Assault following an altercation that occurred on August 29, 2012.
Prosecutors in the Office of District Attorney General Charme P. Allen have sent convicted murderer Brandon Scott Donaldson to prison for the next 68 years.
Prosecutors in District Attorney General Charme P. Allen’s Career Gang Unit have convicted another man of multiple criminal offenses stemming from a February 2014 home-invasion shooting in the Fort Sanders neighborhood.
Heroin traffickers caught in a criminal conspiracy that stretched from Chicago to Knox County and Sevier County were sentenced to nearly three hundred years between the eighteen co-conspirators convicted in this case.
Judge Scott Green ordered Lance Elliott Falcon, 38, into custody and revoked his bond after prosecutors obtained convictions for Rape, Statutory Rape by an Authority Figure, and Sexual Battery by an Authority Figure.
A Knox County jury convicted Dewey Burton, 35, of Aggravated Child Neglect following a two-day trial.
A Knoxville man will spend a total of thirty-four years in state prison after being found guilty of three separate incidents of cocaine trafficking, one including a firearm.
On the morning he was set to go to trial, Marvin Karroll Hurst, Jr., 22, entered a guilty plea and accepted a twenty-year prison sentence.
Brandon Scott Donaldson, 24, faces a minimum of eighteen years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections after a jury convicted him of multiple crimes.
A Knox County man faces a minimum of fifteen to twenty-five years in the Tennessee Department of Corrections without the possibility of parole after a jury convicted him of multiple sales of crack cocaine.
Defendant Virgil Leon Crawford pled guilty as charged Monday to two counts of Possession with Intent to Sell Oxycodone and one count of Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony.
Convicted child rapist, Troy Love, 62, was sentenced to serve fifty years in the Tennessee Department of Correction without the possibility of parole.
Defendant Jack Luis Chesney pled guilty as charged Monday to Possession with Intent to Sell Cocaine in a Drug Free Zone and was sent to prison for eight years.
Knox County Deputy District Attorney General Kyle Hixson argued today in Nashville before the Tennessee Supreme Court in support of the State’s right to seize and forfeit property where the owner commits the crime of sexual exploitation of a minor.
After an eight-day trial, a Knox County jury convicted Alfred Maron Williams, Eric Martel Abrams, Jamie Paul Click, and Carla Heather Arwood of twelve counts each of Conspiracy to Sell or Deliver Heroin Over 150 Grams in a Drug Free Zone.
A Knox County jury has convicted two defendants involved in the attempted first degree murder of a Knoxville man last August. Bendale Romero and Joshua Johnson were found guilty today for their involvement in the attempted murder, which occurred on August 10, 2013, on Minnesota Avenue.
A Knox County jury has convicted Miguel Angel Ortiz-Rolon of Aggravated Robbery. Ortiz-Rolon was arrested by officers with the Knoxville Police Department after he robbed an individual at the La Quinta Inn on North Peters Road on December 26, 2011.
A Knox County jury found Delbert Eugene Morgan, 58, guilty as charged of Theft over $60,000. Judge Steve Sword presided over the two-week trial. Theft over $60,000 is a Class B Felony, which carries a range of punishment from eight to twelve years.