Knox County Sheriff’s Report – Aug 06, 2021
(Information courtesy of The Knox County Sheriff’s Office)
A complainant called and advised she thought she heard a vehicle crash near her residence and she could see lights on the road. Deputies responded to the area and located a vehicle on its side in the middle of the roadway. Deputies made contact with the driver, Samuel J. Smith, and began their crash investigation. The driver was offered field sobriety tests and refused. The driver was arrested for operating a vehicle under the influence and transported to the Knox County Jail.
A caller reported she started speaking to a man over the Internet approximately two and a half years ago. About a year ago she started getting scammed for money. The caller was advised to block all phone numbers and e-mails and a report is being done for documentation.