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****Press Release****


On 02/02/24 at approximately 4:54 a.m., Knox County Sheriff's Office received reports of several vehicle burglaries and stolen vehicles in Abingdon and surrounding areas. Knox County's assigned Abingdon Deputies and multiple other Knox County Sheriff's Deputies began to investigate the burglaries and process vehicles. A total of 3 stolen vehicles and a side by side were recovered.


At approximately 12:42 p.m., a 16 year old and a 17 year old were taken into custody. The juveniles were taken to the Mary Davis Home Detention Center. This case is ongoing and other arrests are anticipated.


Sheriff Harlan is committed to providing quality Law Enforcement to residents in the city of Abingdon and Knox County.


All subjects are innocent until proven guilty