Knox County District Attorney General - Charme P. Allen

Crime Spree Ends in Twenty-Six-Year Sentence

Posted: 01/23/2017

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allen’s Career Gang Unit obtained multiple convictions today against a man who victimized dozens of people by breaking into their homes and vehicles.  David Nathanial Keisling, 36, was convicted of eight counts of Aggravated Burglary and twenty-two counts of Burglary of a Vehicle. In a sentencing hearing before Judge Steve Sword, Keisling was sentenced to serve twenty-six years in prison.

At sentencing, Assistant District Attorney Phil Morton explained that in November and December 2014, Keisling broke into eight homes and twenty-two cars. In addition to stealing a variety of valuables, Keisling stole a total of fourteen firearms. Keisling has twenty-three prior felony convictions for other property crimes. In total, Keisling has been convicted of victimizing fifty-three citizens in Knox County.

If you have any questions, please contact Sean McDermott at 865-215-2515 or sean.mcdermott@knoxcounty.org.  For more information about the District Attorney’s Office, visit our website at www.knoxcounty.org/dag and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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