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Changes to sheriff’s office CCW and background check process

Beginning on Tuesday July 7, 2020 the Knox County Sheriff’s Office will be making changes to their fingerprint, background check, and concealed carry application procedure. The days and hours of service will remain the same, however an appointment will need to be made prior to your arrival. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-399-3927 or 740-397-3333 and use the web …

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Changes to sheriff’s office CCW and background check process

Beginning on Tuesday July 7, 2020 the Knox County Sheriff’s Office will be making changes to their fingerprint, background check, and concealed carry application procedure. The days and hours of service will remain the same, however an appointment will need to be made prior to your arrival. To schedule an appointment, please call 740-399-3927 or 740-397-3333 and use the web …

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DOMESTIC REPORT RESULTS IN PURSUIT AND ARREST

On 3/4/2020 at approximately 7:15 am deputies received information of someone that had made statements about harming their family members. At 7:28 am deputies attempted to conduct a traffic stop with the suspect on Millersburg Rd. just north of Boeshart Rd. The driver refused to stop and lead deputies on a pursuit for approximately 3 ½ miles. Deputies had deployed …

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Information Session of Avoiding scams and frauds happening in Knox County

On Thursday March 5, 2020 at 11 a.m. the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and a representative from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General will be providing information on recognizing and avoiding frauds, scams, and identity theft. Information will mostly be directed at issues involving senior citizens, and those who care for seniors, however anyone is welcome to participate. There …

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Canal Winchester Man arrested in Knox County

On Monday February 25, 2020 at approximately 8:45 a.m. detectives arrested Maurice Fannon age 51, from Canal Winchester Ohio, on charges of felony importuning, attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor, and disseminating harmful material. Fannon had been communicating online and via email messages with what he thought was an underage female, allegedly asking her to engage in sexual activity …

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AVOIDING FRAUDS, SCAMS AND IDENTITY THEFT

On Thursday March 5, 2020 at 11 a.m. the Knox County Sheriff’s Office and a representative from the Office of the Ohio Attorney General will be providing information on recognizing and avoiding frauds, scams, and identity theft. Information will mostly be directed at issues involving senior citizens, and those who care for seniors, however anyone is welcome to participate. There …

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Two Arrested in Knox County in ongoing Drug Investigation

On Tuesday February 11, 2020 at approximately 8:10 p.m. deputies from the Knox County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Unit, with assistance from the Mount Vernon Police Department’s Emergency Services Unit executed a search warrant at 107 ½ Columbus Rd. Mount Vernon. The search warrant was part of an ongoing drug investigation. As part of the investigation, two people with active …

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Mansfield Man arrested by Knox County Sheriff’s Office

On Wednesday February 5, 2020 at approximately 8:35 a.m. detectives arrested Randy Sowash age 55 from Mansfield, Ohio on charges of felony importuning and attempted unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. Sowash had been communicating online and via email messages with what he thought was an underage female, allegedly asking her to engage in sexual activity with him. The female …

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TWO ARRESTED DURING ATTEMPTED BURGLARY

On 1/25/2020 at approximately 10:00 a.m. deputies were dispatched to a possible burglary in progress at a construction site on Martinsburg Road south of Martinsburg. Arriving deputies discovered a male and female at the location. During the investigation deputies discovered two handguns, a stolen trailer and a stolen side by side ATV. Officers are still working to discover if additional …

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One dies in Suicide in Knox County

On Saturday 1/4/2020 at approximately 1:40 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the area of 16537 Wooster Rd. on a call of a suicidal male. The caller indicated that her husband had cut his wrist and locked her out of the residence. The caller also stated there were firearms in the house. There was a report of a possible gunshot, but …

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