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Convenience Store Robber Caught on Video

Posted: 09/11/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Major Crimes Unit obtained a conviction against a man who robbed a convenience store off Maynardville Pike. Tony Lynn Nix, 47, was convicted of Aggravated Robbery. At sentencing, Nix will face between eight and twelve years in prison without the possibility of parole....more


Ebony Lounge and Events Closed as Public Nuisance

Posted: 09/06/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Felony Drug Unit and investigators with KPDs Repeat Offender Squad closed a local nightclub under the state nuisance law. Ebony Lounge and Events, located at 3434 MLK Avenue, was closed by order of Judge Steve Sword based on gang activity, shootings, and extremely violent behavior occurring at the club....more


Tyler Enix Receives Life Plus Twenty-Five Years

Posted: 08/16/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Major Crimes Unit obtained a sentence of life plus twenty-five years against a man who murdered his ex-wife in front of his two-year-old child leading to a nationwide manhunt. Tyler Ward Enix, 39, was convicted last year of First Degree Murder and Especially Aggravated Robbery....more


Crips Gang Member Sentenced to Twenty Years for Robbing Teenagers

Posted: 08/14/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained a twenty-year sentence against a gang member who robbed four teenagers in Mechanicsville while they were playing basketball. Dashun Jawuan Shackleford, 19, was convicted in June of four counts of Aggravated Robbery, and the jury found that Shackleford was a member of the Crips street gang....more


Felony Lane Gang Operation Dismantled

Posted: 08/13/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens White Collar Unit dismantled an entire cell of the Felony Lane Gang that came from Florida and was operating in Knox County and surrounding jurisdictions. Members of this cell included Lindsay Alex Rosenfeldt, 29, Demetrius Jamal Gunn, 28, Jarvis Letrey Lewis, 32, Weldon Jermaine Glinton, 33, and Joshua Chai Spicy, 43. In total, the members of the gang were convicted of fifteen felonies for Identity Theft, Theft over $2500, and Burglary of a Vehicle....more


Detroit Heroin Dealer Convicted of First Degree Murder

Posted: 08/09/2018

Detroit native Jaleen Genard Allen, 24, also known as “Jay Skoop”, was convicted today of First Degree Murder, Especially Aggravated Kidnapping, and Employing a Firearm During the Commission of a Dangerous Felony by a Knox County jury....more


Crips Gang Member Receives Maximum Sentence after East Knoxville Shooting

Posted: 07/27/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allens Career Gang Unit obtained the maximum sentence possible against a gang member who shot a man on Linden Avenue during a robbery. Bradley Lamar Robinson, 19, was sentenced to serve thirty-seven years in prison after being convicted of Facilitation of First Degree Felony Murder and Facilitation of Especially Aggravated Robbery....more


Defendant Convicted of Murdering Woman and Unborn Child

Posted: 07/20/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allen's Major Crimes Unit obtained convictions against a man who shot a woman and her unborn child. Brandon Scott Donaldson, 28, was convicted of two counts of Second Degree Murder. Judge Steve Sword set the case for sentencing on August 30....more


Crips Gang Member Convicted of Robbing Teenagers

Posted: 06/27/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allen's Career Gang Unit obtained multiple convictions against a gang member who robbed four teenagers in Mechanicsville while they were playing basketball. Dashun Jawuan Shackleford, 19, was convicted of four counts of Aggravated Robbery, and the jury found that Shackleford was a member of the Crips street gang. Judge Steve Sword set the case for sentencing on August 9 where Shackleford faces fifteen to twenty-five years in prison for each count....more


Repeat Drug Dealer Convicted in Overdose Death

Posted: 06/25/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allen's Felony Drug Unit obtained a twenty-four-year sentence against a repeat drug dealer who sold a deadly fentanyl analogue to a man that overdosed. Anthony Lynn Jordan, 40, was convicted of Possession with Intent to Sell Cocaine, Attempted Bribery, Reckless Homicide, and Possession with Intent to Sell a Controlled Substance Analogue. ...more


Son Convicted of Carjacking His Seventy-Five-Year-Old Mother

Posted: 06/08/2018

Prosecutors in DA Charme Allen's Elder Abuse Unit obtained multiple convictions against a man who carjacked and assaulted his elderly mother and physically disabled brother. Kevin Vernard Lane, 53, was convicted of Carjacking, Robbery, Domestic Assault, and several more misdemeanors....more


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