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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 08/13/20 at 6:18 pm, E911 got multiple calls that someone was laying in the middle of the road with blood everywhere and possibly shot. Upon arrival, KFD and KPD located a male lying in the roadway suffering from severe lacerations to his arm and bleeding profusely with a female that was tying to ... more» 
Posted by serland  at 8:14 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
  
The monthly Drug Overdose Support Group meetings for parents, children, siblings or other family members who have lost a loved one due to the drug overdose epidemic will resume this Friday, August 14 with safeguards in place.   The purpose of this group is to help family members deal with their l ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 12, 2020 at 3:17 PM
  
At around 12:25 a.m. on Monday, August 10, investigators with the Knoxville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit responded to a stabbing at the Holly Berry Apartments located in the 900 block of E. Inskip Drive, where a female stabbing victim was found lying outside of an apartment. The victim was ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 10, 2020 at 11:34 AM
  
Victims Identified from Double Homicide on Ben Hur Avenue (August 10, 2020, 9:00 a.m.)   The victims from the double homicide that occurred early Sunday morning in the 600 block of Ben Hur Avenue have been identified as Jamaica Greenlee (DOB 5/3/91) and Robert Andrade (DOB 8/31/71). The investiga ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 10, 2020 at 8:59 AM
  
UPDATE (August 6, 2020, 3:05 p.m.) Missing 13-year-old Patiecents Ray Harrell has been located. She is safe and being reunited with her family.  ------------------------------- The Knoxville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 13-year-old Patiecents Ray ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 06, 2020 at 3:15 PM
  
UPDATE (August 6, 2020, 1:05 p.m.) Eulalia Francisco Manuel has been located. She is safe and back with her family.  ----------------------- The Knoxville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 17-year-old Eulalia Francisco Manuel. On Monday, August 3 at a ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 06, 2020 at 1:13 PM
  
Knoxville Police Department Violent Crimes Unit investigators are working to identify a suspect who assaulted a Knoxville woman in June on University Avenue.   On June 15 at approximately 4:51 p.m., officers responded to an assault that occurred at the Al’s Market located at 1006 University Avenue. ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 05, 2020 at 3:12 PM
  
Update on Recovery Operation for Fort Dickerson Quarry Drowning Victim (August 3, 2020, 10:15 p.m.)   At approximately 9:35 p.m. on Monday, August 3, members of the recovery team located and recovered the body of the drowning victim at Fort Dickerson Quarry. The victim has been identified as 29-y ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 04, 2020 at 10:16 AM
  
On Saturday, August 1 at approximately 11:40 p.m., KPD officers responded to a two-vehicle wreck on I-40 East just east of the Oglesby Road overpass. Upon arrival, due to the severity of the crash, the Crash Reconstruction Team responded to the scene to investigate.  Based on the evidence at the ... more» 
Posted by serland  On Aug 03, 2020 at 7:31 AM
  
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